Economics

Develop and build strong transferable skills in quantitative methods and statistical techniques as well as more advanced skills in quantification and evaluation.

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Key Facts

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Degree

BSc (Hons) Economics

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero | International Year One

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Degree Overview

Economics is one of the key factors to understanding some of the critical questions facing our world. This course will explore these questions while also examining some of the principles and theories that can help us to answer them.

Your studies of this economics degree will also be supported by modules that provide students with an understanding of how to deal with and organise data in a comprehensive way, including modules in Financial Decision Making, New Directions in Economics, Econometrics, Financial Markets and Institutions and Behavioural Economics.

Through this course you’ll develop transferable skills that are valued by professionals and industry experts, including well-evidenced empirical analysis and the ability to communicate economic ideas in reports and public audits.

The DMU Trading Room will give you a simulated experience on the same information platform used by leading decision-makers in finance, business and government.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Economics has been at the centre stage of policy analysis in the aftermath of the financial crisis and the coronavirus pandemic, with sound economic and data analysis skills and competencies being sought-after in many areas.

This course has a high employability demand according to

Our Economics degree helps to open up a wide range of career opportunities for graduates in areas such business, finance and the civil service.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.