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Economics with Data Science with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 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.**Year in Industry**This programme includes an opportunity to spend a year working in industry between Stages 2 and 3. This greatly enhances your CV and gives you the opportunity to apply your academic skills in a practical context. In previous years students have worked at:Bank of EnglandGovernment Economic Service (GES)DeloitteErnst & YoungPwCOffice for National Statistics (ONS)Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,800per 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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A level : BBB - ABB

ABB-BBB from three full A levels including A level Mathematics grade B and excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. Applicants who have not studied A level Mathematics 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

    47th

  • 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

    40th out of 78

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    127 57%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    12

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