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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Explore debates on economic growth, sustainability, banking and financial crises, and prepare for your career with a work placement. You'll learn from international economists, recognised for their research, and staff who are expert advisers to major financial institutions. We've been ranked second in London for economics in the National Student Survey 2020 and by The Guardian in its 2020 university league tables. We also ranked ninth for student satisfaction on our economics courses by the Complete University Guide 2020.**More about this course**Exploring current thinking on world economic growth, the course examines the development and sustainability of the international economy. This includes the world of finance, as well as patterns of international trade and global inequality. The course also covers everyday economics issues such as work and profit, income and saving, congestion, unemployment, inflation and exchange rates.You'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement as a credited part of your course and to study in other European countries or the US.Many of our staff have worked as advisers to organisations such as the European Commission, the UK Treasury, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the UK and Italian governments.We will encourage you to research, reason, question, debate and reach your own conclusions. With your strong training, combined with opportunities to specialise in areas such as finance or international business, you'll become proficient in your field, and gain skills required by employers such as networking, presenting, team working and time management.Students come from all parts of the UK and from over 70 countries. As such, you will have opportunities to exchange ideas, build lasting friendships and develop global networks.The course helps you to develop your talent, prepare for high-level employment and build a successful career at the very top of your field. We can help you search and apply for short and long accredited work placements and posts in a variety of organisations.Our teaching is student-centred and is highly rated for overall student satisfaction, as voted for in the National Student Survey of 2015. Previous students have gone on to work in banking and finance, international corporations, management, government and consultancy and research.**What our students say**"The lecturers are really helpful. They are always available when you need them, even outside office hours. One of the best things London Met offers is its employability scheme. This provides well-paid, part-time jobs, placements and intern jobs for students." -"Access to the Bloomberg facility of market data, news and analysis, is amazing. The course also provides a huge range of books. For the most part, teachers welcome communication from students and respond to emails relatively fast. They help resolve issues promptly. The teachers are friendly and easy to approach about any issues or queries."

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per year

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

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 78 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    97 43%

    69th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    66th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    9th

    5

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