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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home. Economics is Top 15 in The Guardian University League Table for 2020. You will acquire subject knowledge including an analytical and logical approach to individual and business behaviour, markets and policies. This course will also provide you with a range of analytical and quantitative skills such as knowledge of professional software like Bloomberg and Stata.You will study the economic behaviour of households, businesses and governments and examine the functioning of markets and the effects of fiscal and monetary policies. The course will help you to understand a range of current issues including austerity and recession, growth and currency fluctuations and why markets may fail to operate efficiently. You will graduate with a range of skills and capabilities, both subject-related and more general, lifelong skills, such as analytical ability, critical thinking and advanced quantitative skills. You will develop an awareness and confidence to harness technology by using professional software tools, such as Bloomberg and Stata. These tools will enable you to analyse and interpret economic and financial data. Every year, at least one statistical module is compulsory, to prepare you to take advantage of the professional opportunities made possible by the big data revolution. All these skills will help you prepare for a graduate career and/ or for further study. You can also opt to enhance your employability skills by taking a placement year, an international year or an entrepreneurship year between years two and three of your studies. An Economics degree from Keele will open up a range of opportunities in business and government, the financial sector and the charitable sector.Graduates take up careers as economists, perhaps in the City or with the prestigious Government Economic Service or might work in commerce, industry, education or local government. Typical careers include banking, insurance, accounting, management consultancy, investment analyst, statistician or financial advisor.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 78 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    96 43%

    70th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    62nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    36th

    18

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