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Economics and Econometrics BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

How do we tackle economic issues through mathematics and statistics? Economists with more quantitative backgrounds come into their own in specialist areas such as statistical forecasting and econometrics. This degree will advance your knowledge, and give you skills needed to make your mark out in the field.Leicester's School of Business has an international reputation for being at the forefront of innovation in economic science, and you will be among the first to study at our new £16 million Brookfield campus, with state-of-the-art learning and facilities exclusive to Leicester School of Business students. Our Economics and Econometrics BSc focuses on the core areas of microeconomics and macroeconomics and explores the application of mathematics and statistics to core areas of economics.Economic issues occupy the news, capture our attention and affect our everyday lives. This course offers a comprehensive and critical understanding of the ideas, concepts and issues central to economics and econometrics, enabling you to better understand these issues and the world around you.Our Economics and Econometrics degree will prepare you for specialist quantitatively orientated careers in economics, research and forecasting.You can choose to study the syllabus for the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Certificate, helping prepare you to take the examination for the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Certificate directly with the CFA. In addition all of our economics degrees are accredited by CIMA, the professional body of management accountants.An optional year studying abroad or undertaking an industry placement will enhance your skills and build your professional network. Your time with us will also equip you with the research techniques that are vital to postgraduate study.The close relationship between research and teaching is one of the great advantages of studying with us, and we welcome talented students from countries all over the world. Our staff are active researchers of international renown, and have acted as advisers and consultants to many international and national organisations, including the European Central Bank, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the Central Bank of Poland, the Central Bank of Greece and a number of UK Government departments.

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26 January

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University information

University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 80 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    126 57%

    37th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    53rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    75th

    9

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