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Economics (Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW**Whether you dream of working in business or want to shape policies in government, an economics degree can get you there. Economists play a central role in everything from banking to government. You’ll have a host of career options once you complete your full degree.You’ll learn from economics experts. Our team includes a former Treasury adviser and a leading expert in Brexit and European politics. It’s an exciting time to study economics. You’ll explore the economic challenges, trends and opportunities of today to prepare you for work in the sector tomorrow.We work closely with employers such as AJ Bell and local governments to develop our courses. That means you’ll graduate from your full degree with the skills you need to get ahead.**Laying strong foundations**This course is designed to prepare you for studying on any of our economics pathways.It will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to study for an honours degree, even if you don’t currently meet the academic requirements.Once you’ve passed, you’ll be ready to start your degree course. That means your degree will take four years, or five years if it includes a work placement or year studying abroad.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**- **Triple crown** – study in a Business School that has prestigious triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.- **Adapt to university life** – develop your study skills, prepare for a full degree course and familiarise yourself with our city centre campus.- **Funding support** – you can apply for student finance (e.g. tuition fee loan, student loan and student maintenance grant) in the same way as other students.- **Latest research and practice** – learn from leading economists who are shaping economic development in Manchester, post-Brexit Britain and fast-growing European economies.- **Unique subjects** – this course goes beyond mainstream economics. You’ll learn about non-conventional approaches, cryptocurrencies and the impact of Brexit.- **Free access to Bloomberg Terminal & Strata** – leading global platforms used by the world’s banks, corporations and government agencies for news, data, analytics and research.- **Broaden your horizons** – make the most of our industry connections and experience what it’s like to work in the field of economics or study overseas during your fourth year.- **Regular industry events** – attend guest talks and masterclasses delivered by industry experts and network with recruiting organisations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,000per year

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

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • 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 3,000 students from more than 130 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%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%



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