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Economics (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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UCAS CODE: L10A

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Economics degree will give you new perspectives on some of the most pressing and challenging problems and choices facing the world today.Economics relates to every aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make as individuals to the policies adopted by governments and the products and services offered by companies.By studying our BSc Economics degree you’ll develop the skills of an economist, equipping you to understand how consumers and firms interact and behave, how government policy affects the economy and how financial systems operate.BSc Economics opens up a wide range of careers helping organisations or governments make better informed decisions. For example, economics can help governments devise better policies, help banks and financial institutions make better financial decisions, and help business managers make better pricing, production and investment decisions.The first two years of the course focus more on developing your understanding of the essential core of economics. The degree's structure offers you increasing flexibility each year so that you can specialise in the final year by choosing optional modules that are best suited to your career aspirations.Skills for employability is a key part of the Loughborough experience and can really boost your job prospects and this degree has a module specifically built in to help you develop your study and employability skills.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,000per year

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A level : AAB

AAB (excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Communication and Culture and Citizenship Studies). In some circumstances we may ask applicants to achieve specific grades in certain subjects. While no specific A Level (or equivalent) subjects are required, we strongly prefer combinations drawn from traditional (academic) subjects to demonstrate a range of numerical, analytical

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    148 67%

    28th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    2

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