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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

A modern and exciting course, our BA (Hons) Economics focuses on applying economics to the real world. The practical analysis and problem-solving skills you gain will set you apart from graduates of more traditional Economics degrees.

Key highlights

  • Our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab is the ideal setting to gain hands-on skills while experiencing the pace and excitement of the trading floor
  • This course is accredited by leading professional bodies the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) (for Sept 2020 entry only), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning the course is mapped against the skills employers are looking for and provides you with additional awards and/or exemptions towards professional body memberships
  • You’ll learn how to apply economic theories to businesses, markets, industries and countries using the very latest data and information services
  • To complement your economics knowledge and boost your career prospects, you’ll also develop broader business, research and analytical skills
  • Live consultancy projects with employers are your chance to solve real problems for real businesses
  • An optional placement year or summer internship will deepen your understanding and raise your professional profile
  • Opportunities for international study trips add an extra dimension to your studies: recent visits have included Vienna, Copenhagen and Dublin.

Hands-on learning

Engaging with employers throughout your studies, you’ll develop the full toolkit of skills that the applied economist needs for business or organisational consultancy. You’ll solve real problems for real organisations, deepening your understanding of the wider business world.

We encourage and support you to take an optional year-long work placement or summer internship to give you a better understanding of how economic analysis can improve organisational performance and practice. Our students have secured placements in roles such as data analyst.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,045per year

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

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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