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Economics with Computing (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Want to build a successful career in economics and finance? In our modern society computing and programming skills have become essential for economists. Our BSc Economics with Computing course allows you to build a comprehensive knowledge of economics whilst developing relevant computing and programming skills. Through exploring these two subject areas you apply your computing skills to the real world economic and financial problems and perform complex analysis on individuals’ economic behaviour.Economics at Essex is not only about stocks, shares and financial markets; it is concerned with the material wellbeing of human societies. Our course gives a thorough introduction to all aspects of economics, including micro and macro-economics, whilst also introducing you to programming languages and algorithms.You’re supported by both our Department of Economics and School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, and will explore a wide range of topics from both subject areas, including:- Mathematical methods for solving economic and financial problems- Object-oriented programming using java- Commonly used algorithms- How to apply macro-economic analysis to macro-policy issuesOur Department of Economics is ranked top 5 in the UK for research excellence, with over 90% of our research rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” (REF 2014). You also study within our School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering who play a leading role in technological research and development.Your education is inspired and informed by our pioneering research, so that you graduate with a strong training in economics and computing skills.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,600per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 113 3

    39th out of 80 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 55%

    66th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    86th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    105 47%

    58th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    49th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    3rd

    10

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