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UCAS CODE: L100

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

This economics degree will prepare you for a career in this globally relevant field, with skills valued by employers and a thorough knowledge of modern and international economics.

Course overview

This Economics BSc Honours degree has real-world relevance and focuses on developing your quantitative skills, as well as a thorough understanding of global economics, so you leave University a sought-after graduate.

You will focus on the fundamental concepts, analytical tools and quantitative techniques that are essential to understand modern economics.

You'll gain an in-depth knowledge of economics in Britain, Europe, and the rest of the world, studying theory and policy with topics such as:

  • the global economy
  • micro and macro-economic analysis
  • economic modelling

You'll become a confident economics expert, able to identify problems, predict outcomes and evaluate policies, using skills that are highly valued by professionals and industry experts, and ready to pursue your career in economics.

Teaching methods

Your modules are taught via lectures and seminars.

Work placement

Get career ready with a work placement and leave as a confident professional in your field. You can choose to spend 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place between stages 2 and 3.

You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.

Our current placement students are in roles such as:

  • consulting intern
  • associate
  • management trainee
  • customer analyst
  • research assistant

They are working on the following projects:

  • assisting with bespoke economic consultancy projects at Oxford Economics
  • providing internal and external audit services to a variety of clients at PwC
  • aiding innovation through research and application of solutions for clients at Deloitte

If you choose to take a work placement, it will extend your degree by a year. Placements are subject to availability.

Study abroad

Experience life in another country by choosing to study abroad as part of your degree. You’ll be encouraged to embrace fun and challenging experiences, make connections with new communities and graduate as a globally aware professional, ready for your future.

You may choose to spend a year abroad as part of your degree in one of our partner institutions.

Alternatively, you may apply to spend Stage 2 studying economics at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands for a year.

Careers support

You'll have access to a wealth of resources and support to enhance your employability, including:

  • a careers conference called Future Focus tailored to the stage of your degree
  • interwoven employability provision
  • access to a dedicated placement officer within the Business School who can help you find a work placement in your area of interest
  • specialist careers and business start-up support from the University's award-winning Careers Service and the Business School's careers consultants
  • career management sessions with a careers consultant
  • work experience opportunities while studying with us
  • Business School summer internship scheme.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,400per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

Excluding General Studies. Guidance on preferred A level subjects can be found in the Entry Requirements for this degree at www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/ Achievement of a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C or 8-4, or equivalent, is normally required.GCSE Mathematics grade A or 7 and English Language or Literature grade B or 6 required if not taken at A or AS level.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 80 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    150 68%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    18th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    54th

    18

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