Bachelor of Science - BSc
This degree weaves academic learning into the economics and business context internationally and includes the option to take a valuable paid placement year where you'll be exposed to applying economics into action. You can choose to do short term internships in choice public, private and voluntary organisations such as government departments, banks, risk and insurance sectors, investment and broking firms, retail and manufacturing firms, start-ups and charities among many others.
Why study BSc Economics at Middlesex University?
This degree will equip you with key skills in economics, including data analysis, group presentation and discussion, writing and report preparation. It's been designed for students who are interested in starting up their own businesses, involved in running and managing businesses or becoming financial and economic analysts.
You'll gain a working knowledge of both theoretical and empirical methods that can be applied to the industry and world context. The topics you'll study include:
- Individual and firm behaviour under uncertainty
- Price determinism and discrimination
- Game theory and oligopolistic pricing using game theory
- World financial markets
- Regulators and financial instruments
- Securities analysis and investment
- Econometrics and sampling techniques
- Risk and probability distributions
You'll also develop a robust ability to use Excel, Stata and other statistical software, interpret financial data and write business reports.
Our Economics Department has strong expertise in fields of behavioural and experimental economics as well as econometrics. These are all important in helping to apply economics theory and knowledge to business practice. With well-founded links with the financial, governmental and voluntary organisations, you'll be supported on work placements and internships and also overseas study in linked universities.
How is the BSc Economics taught?
You'll attend lectures to introduce new concepts and theories and to form the basis for discussion. Seminars and workshops are also used to reinforce the learning materials covered in lectures where you'll be given more time and opportunities to express your views and share your findings relating to the seminar works.
How can the BSc Economics support your career?
This course will give you the subject knowledge as well as the transferable skills that are highly sought after by employers. Typical job roles available could be Analyst, Director, Manager, Teacher or Administrator in private business or public bodies like the NHS.
You could also continue into further education with a master's degree.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 14,000per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England
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