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University of Buckingham Economics

University of Buckingham Economics

BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics

Entry requirements: A-level: ABB-BBB / IB 33-32
Full or Part-time: Full-time
UCAS Code: L100

School: School of Humanities Back to course finder

Course outline

If you see yourself working as an advisor in a national or international agency, as a teacher or a journalist, or if you simply wish to keep your options open before going on to a career in business or the professions, the economics programme will be an attractive alternative. In this programme you have an enhanced opportunity of studying problems of economic policy. The problem of achieving macroeconomic and exchange rate stability has been of great importance to many countries in recent years for example, while microeconomic issues such as the allocation of resources to health or to raising environmental quality continue to figure prominently in public discussion. An economics degree gives you a perfect opportunity to study these issues. It also permits you to take modules in politics, law and the humanities so as to broaden your perspective further.

This is the 2-year, or 2-year (+ 1 term) format of the BSc degree. You get the same number of teaching weeks as the 3-year degree, but complete the syllabus in a shorter time by working an extra summer term. This is for those who want to complete more quickly, and so begin their career, or progress earlier to further training or a higher degree. For the traditional 3-year format of this degree, with summer break, see BSc Economics 3 Years | September.

Modules available on this course

  • Econometrics
  • The Economics of Europe
  • The Economics of the Labour Market
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Industrial Organisation and Strategy
  • International Economics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Management
  • Issues in Developing Economies and the MENA Region
  • Legal Economics 1
  • Legal Economics 2
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Mathematics for Economists
  • Microeconomic Policy
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Money, Banking and Financial Markets
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Quantitative Methods 1
  • Quantitative Methods 2
  • Regulation and Privatisation
  • Statistics for Business and Economics
  • Welfare Economics

Full course information in the University Handbook