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Economics with Management with Placement Year BA (Hons)

Durham University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Collingwood College

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA Economics with Management expands on the core Economics degree. Alongside the fundamental theories and techniques of Economics, you’ll study selected modules in finance, business, accounting and management. Tailoring your degree in this way will help give you the knowledge and skills to support a career in your particular area of interest.**Year 1**Economics with Management expands the core of the Economics degree to include one further compulsory, Management module, a further optional Management modules, and provides the opportunity to take a module from another department, which could be a foreign language.**Year 2**In the second year, you study five compulsory modules investigating core issues in Economics and Management, and you will be able to choose a further optional module from a selection of Economics modules, and have the opportunity to take a module from another department, which could be a foreign language.**Year 3**Placements offer the perfect opportunity for you to develop new skills, build confidence and give you the opportunity to engage with employers early in their recruitment pipeline.All of our degrees offer you the option of spending your third year gaining practical experience on a business placement. Business placements are a great way to develop your employment marketability and to engage with employers early in their recruitment pipeline. A placement requires a minimum of forty weeks of work experience and the placement begins in the summer following completion of the second year, and this then becomes the third year of a four-year degree programme. This allows you to really explore and understand your job and to find out if the career or company is for you.- You will develop your practical skills, confidence and maturity.- You can focus on a specific career path many employers recruit graduates from their placement programme.- You will be able to contextualise your studies better, be more mature in your attitude to work,- You may decide to draw on your working experiences and access a more fulfilling dissertation research subject.- You will gain invaluable job search and graduate research skills by engaging in the competitive placement recruitment process.**Year 4**In the fourth year, you submit a Dissertation (a compulsory double module). The Dissertation module allows you to analyse, in great depth, your choice of research question in Economics. In addition you study one compulsory module in Strategic Management. You then choose a further two optional Economics modules and one management.**Please note: the economics degree is currently under review and details may have changed by October 2022.****Placement Year**You may be able to take a work placement. Find out more: https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/studyoptions/

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,500per 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 : A*AA

Specific subjects/grades required for entry:Mathematics at grade A.Specific subjects excluded for entry:General Studies and Critical Thinking.Information:Applicants are encouraged to avoid studying both Economics and Business Studies. A-Level Economics is not required though for anyone taking this subject this will form part of the offer made to you.Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to take and pass this as a condition of entry. This refers only to English A Levels.

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University information

Durham University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Durham University, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, Durham, DH1 3LE, England

A top 10 university, placed 6th in the Complete University Guide 2022.
More than 150 countries are represented at Durham, creating a diverse and welcoming community.
Beyond studies, Durham offers a student experience and college life that is truly unique.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 122

    16th out of 80 9

  • Entry standards

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    167 79%

    15th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96.0 96%

    2nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    31st

    75
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    184 83%

    10th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    13th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    67th

    3

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