Economics

Economists examine how societies attempt to make the best use of their scarce resources so that they can advise governments, individuals, and companies on how to improve decisions and outcomes.

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Key Facts

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Degree

BSc (Hons) Economics

Degree Duration

4 years

Pathways Available

International Year Zero

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Degree Overview

Traditionally economists advise on investment, inflation, interest rates, and production. Increasingly, however, economics takes a wider focus with many economists examining climate change, inequality, and improving healthcare.

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Important
  • January intake will complete their studies in 3.5 years

Your Pathways

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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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.