Economics

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Satisfy your curiosity about the way the world works. Our economics courses focus on applying the latest theories to real challenges. You’ll debate ideas from a range of perspectives, develop critical thinking and build the ideal foundation for whichever professional role you choose to pursue.

 

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Economics courses

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Foundation Year in Business and Law

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This is the foundation year for all the Business and Law courses. It gives you the essential skills and knowledge for progressing to year one of the degree programmes in this area.

If you are an international student your recommended route of study for this degree is through the UWE Bristol International College which, upon successful completion to the required level and with good attendance, guarantees entry to year one of the degree.

BA(Hons) Economics

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Taught by research-active staff with a reputation for being at the cutting edge of the field, this degree provides a unique pluralist approach to economics. As well as using traditional textbooks, you’ll draw on ideas from a range of viewpoints and disciplines, placing economics in its broader social and political context.

BSc(Hons) Economics

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Taught by research-active staff with a reputation for being at the cutting edge of the field, this degree provides a unique pluralist approach to economics. As well as using traditional textbooks, you’ll draw on ideas from a range of viewpoints and disciplines, placing economics in its broader social and political context.

BSc(Hons) Banking and Finance

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Our links with major financial employers mean you’ll learn through guest speakers, recent case studies, mock interviews, networking events and placement opportunities. Training in our Bloomberg Trading Suite provides direct access to real-time global financial data, and will give you valuable practical experience. There’s also the chance to take Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) examinations, fully funded by the Bristol Business School.

BA(Hons) Business Management and Economics

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This degree teaches a 50/50 split of academic disciplines in economics alongside a vocational knowledge of business. Our teaching embraces pluralism (considering multiple theories or approaches together) to help you debate complex questions, form opinions and look at things from different perspectives.

Discover how to use specialist tools for economic analysis, learn excellent managerial skills, develop and apply analytical expertise, and explore how to factor the role of ethics and sustainability into decision making.