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London Metropolitan University

Economics

UCAS Code: L100

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

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Typical offer CCC (96 UCAS points from two or more A levels) from business-related subjects.

Access to HE Diploma

M:30,P:15

You should have 60 credits overall in a business-related subject with 45 credits at Level 3 (with a minimum of 30 credits at Merit) and Communications and Maths units passed at Level 2. QAA accredited course required.

Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate

C

You will also need a further 48 UCAS points from two A levels (or equivalent) in business, humanities, social science, languages or science subjects.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English and Maths at standard level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM

In a business-related subject.

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,D

A minimum of 99 UCAS points with at least 78 points at higher level in business-related subjects, plus English and Maths standard level at grade C.

UCAS Tariff

96
89%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Other options

6 years | Part-time | 2018

Subject

Economics

**Why study this course?**Explore debates on economic growth, sustainability, banking and financial crises, and prepare for your career with a work placement. You'll learn from international economists, recognised for their research, and staff who are expert advisers to major financial institutions. In the most recent (2015-16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.**More about this course**Exploring current thinking on world economic growth, the course examines the development and sustainability of the international economy. This includes the world of finance, as well as patterns of international trade and global inequality. The course also covers everyday economics issues such as work and profit, income and saving, congestion, unemployment, inflation and exchange rates.You'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement as a credited part of your course and to study in other European countries or the US.Many of our staff have worked as advisers to organisations such as the European Commission, the UK Treasury, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the UK and Italian governments.We will encourage you to research, reason, question, debate and reach your own conclusions. With your strong training, combined with opportunities to specialise in areas such as finance or international business, you'll become proficient in your field, and gain skills required by employers such as networking, presenting, team working and time management.Students come from all parts of the UK and from over 70 countries. As such, you will have opportunities to exchange ideas, build lasting friendships and develop global networks.The course helps you to develop your talent, prepare for high-level employment and build a successful career at the very top of your field. We can help you search and apply for short and long accredited work placements and posts in a variety of organisations.Our teaching is student-centred and is highly rated for overall student satisfaction, as voted for in the National Student Survey of 2015. Previous students have gone on to work in banking and finance, international corporations, management, government and consultancy and research.**What our students say**"The lecturers are really helpful. They are always available when you need them, even outside office hours. One of the best things London Met offers is its employability scheme. This provides well-paid, part-time jobs, placements and intern jobs for students.""Access to the Bloomberg facility of market data, news and analysis, is amazing. The course also provides a huge range of books. For the most part, teachers welcome communication from students and respond to emails relatively fast. They help resolve issues promptly. The teachers are friendly and easy to approach about any issues or queries."

Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Accounting, Financial Markets and Institutions (core, 30 credits)
Economics and Society (core, 30 credits)
Principles of Economics (core, 30 credits)
Quantitative Methods in Economics (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Macroeconomics (core, 30 credits)
Microeconomics (core, 30 credits)
Empirical Methods in Economics and Finance (alternative core, 30 credits)
Introduction to Econometrics (alternative core, 30 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 1 (option, 15 credits)
Economics and Ethics (option, 15 credits)
Economics of Digital Media (option, 15 credits)
Environmental Economics (option, 15 credits)
Learning through Work (option, 15 credits)
The European Economy (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Global Economic Issues and Research Methods (core, 30 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 2 (option, 15 credits)
Development Economics and Emerging Markets (option, 30 credits)
Economics of Human Resources (option, 30 credits)
Economics of Multinational Business (option, 15 credits)
Industrial Economics and Regulation (option, 30 credits)
International Finance and Trade (option, 15 credits)
Learning through Work 2 (option, 15 credits)
Mathematical Economics and Econometrics (option, 30 credits)
Professional Experience Year Placement (option, 30 credits)
Public Economics (option, 30 credits)
The World Economy: growth and crises since 1870 (option, 15 credits)

Assessment methods

Our students develop their learning through a variety of activities including interactive large group sessions, workshops, and assessments. These include industry projects, case studies, executive summary reports, computer-based projects, group presentations, scenario simulations, seen/unseen exams.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Moorgate

Department:

Business and Management

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

86%
high
Economics

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Economics

Teaching and learning

91%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
68%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
82%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

100%
Library resources
100%
IT resources
91%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Economics

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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£29k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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