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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW**Businesses and governments rely on economists to help them examine issues, identify trends and deal with financial uncertainty. Joining us, you’ll explore how organisations and individuals invest and allocate their resources.Over three years, we’ll challenge you to think about choices people make and how those decisions affect every aspect of our lives. You’ll explore everything from employment to distribution of wealth, government spending to international trade.**Boosting your employability**To make sure our teaching tackles the most current challenges, we work in partnership with local government and companies such as investment platform, AJ Bell. You’ll explore a diverse range of areas including policy, cryptocurrencies and economic forecasting.In response to industry need, we’ve also introduced a computer coding module. Moving forward, employers will expect graduates to be confident in this area. It’s not something all universities offer, but we know it’s an important part of learning to handle data in all shapes and forms.**Teaching influenced by experience**We have an excellent mix of academics leading in their area and lecturers who have had successful careers in industry before teaching. In the team, there is a former treasury adviser, chartered accountant, chartered tax adviser, and the former head of research and policy at GM Chamber of Commerce.Traditionally this sector was made up of predominantly men. But there is a shift to more women moving into economics roles, which we support through our large number of female staff who come with industry experience, including our head of department.**Choose a placement or study abroad**The course offers real flexibility as you will enrol on the three-year course and then decide if a placement or overseas study is right for you once you have started your studies. You don’t have to decide now. If you opt to undertake a placement or study abroad your course will normally be four years full-time.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**- **Triple crown** – study in a Business School that has prestigious triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.- **Learn from leaders** – our teaching team are shaping economic development in Manchester, post-Brexit Britain and fast-growing European economies.- **Explore the latest issues** – you’ll go beyond mainstream economics exploring non-conventional approaches, cryptocurrencies and the impact of Brexit.- **Pick your path** – after year one, decide whether you want to achieve a BA or BSc. The BSc route is a brilliant option if you want to specialise in quantitative economics.- **Free access to Bloomberg Terminal and Strata** – make the most of the leading global platforms used by the world’s banks, corporations and government agencies.- **Benefit from regular events** – join us at Professional Development Weeks, guest lectures and masterclasses and network with employers looking to hire graduates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 78 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    114 51%

    51st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    55th

    11

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