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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    5 - 6 Years

Course summary

Economic considerations play an important role in our personal lives and influence key social and political issues such as government policy, international trade, business decisions, work and climate change. Studying this degree, you'll learn economic concepts, theories and techniques that will enable you to understand real world problems and help you make more informed decisions in your own life. You'll be able to specialise in an area of economics and carry out a project on a topic of your choice. The analytical skills and statistical techniques that this degree develops are highly valued by employers.**Key features of the course**- Analyse key real-world topics about society, such as employment, markets and businesses, finance, new technology and government policy.- Study econometrics, applying statistical methods to real economic problems and using specialised software.- Develop skills in analytical thought, research, numeracy and data analysis that make economists highly sought after by employers.- Carry out an economic research project on a topic of your own choice.- Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

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Open University

  • Campus address

    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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