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Economics with Data Science BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

As a Kent Economics student, you develop the skills to analyse and discuss crucial areas such as poverty and economic growth, developing economies, environmental protection, and financial and monetary crises. You also consider the dilemmas facing households, firms and governments, such as the provision of education, roles of labour markets and regulation of markets. You are challenged to contribute and defend your own theories and solutions.Along with all Economics students, you take the common core modules described below, and in addition you take specific modules in data science covering areas such as: object-oriented programming, programming for artificial intelligence, big data and other analytical techniques, machine learning for econometrics, and modelling and computation.Our School of Economics is ranked highly among UK universities for student satisfaction. Our economists are internationally recognised for their research and are also exciting and innovative teachers who place a particular emphasis on making economics relevant to the real world.The School provides outstanding academic support. Each student has a dedicated academic adviser and we also run a peer mentoring scheme where experienced final-year students offer advice and support to new students. We are an international community with academic staff and students from many countries so you develop a global perspective on your subject.**Our degree programme**In your first year, you learn how economists think and become familiar with the tools they use for analysing real economic problems. You will also study specific modules in programming and have the option to choose a module in professional economics, strategy and games or the economic development of Europe.In your second and final years, you study macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative economics, together with specific modules on computation, machine learning and big data. Plus you would undertake either a dissertation or an extended essay on a topic of your choice.We also have a wide range of optional modules at Stage 3 covering areas such as mathematical economics, international finance, industrial, monetary and financial economics.

Application deadline

15 January

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Including Mathematics or Statistics at grade B but excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. Those who are not studying A level Mathematics or Statistics but hold GCSE Mathematics at Grade 6 or higher will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 80 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    123 56%

    38th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    27th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    5th

    15

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