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Economics and International Development BA (Hons)

University of Sussex

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UCAS CODE: LL19

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About the course**Learn how to use economic tools to tackle global issues. You're taught both subjects by leading experts whose research influences ground-breaking debate and global economic policy. You'll gain an understanding of the theories and history of development and aid and explore development within the international economy. You'll learn how economics is used to analyse real-world issues and explore topics such as the principles of economics at macro and micro level, the development process, policy initiatives, and issues and dilemmas in development. There is a focus on colonialism in understanding modern development policy, and key development thinkers. You’ll study areas such as trade, global imbalances, the financial crisis and financial markets. You'll also get key quantitative skills by studying mathematics and statistics, as well as statistical techniques and research methods from studying econometrics. Choose from a range of economics and international development options, including international trade or development economics. They help you explore development issues and the real-world concerns faced by development professionals. You can also broaden your experience further with an option to study abroad or apply for a professional placement year.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 6 (or grade B). We will also consider applicants with GCSE Mathematics with grade 5 where you are taking an A-level in Accounting, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology. You should also have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 78 1

    18th out of 85 5

    18th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    134 60%

    35th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    50th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    149 68%

    23rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    58th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 71%

    23rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    60th

    28

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