BA Business Economics

University of Essex
3-4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Colchester
English
October 2023

About this program

BA Business Economics

Take the first steps to a successful career. Build your knowledge across the broad area of economics. Develop an enhanced understanding of the business world. Our BA Business Economics provides you with the theoretical and practical skills you need to understand and implement economic decisions made by businesses, managers and financial specialists.

This course is collaboration between our Department of EconomicsandEssex Business School, allowing you to gain an overview of economics that is relevant to business and introducing you to a wide range of skills within economics, management and organisations and finance.

Admission requirements

Clearing entry requirements

Specific entry requirements for this course in Clearing are not published here but for most of our degree courses you will need to hold a Level 3 qualification. If you are interested in applying and have already received your results, use our Clearing application form to apply for 2022 entry and find out if you are eligible. You will be asked to provide details of your qualifications and grades.

English language requirements

English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English: IELTS 6.0 overall. Different requirements apply for second year entry, and specified component grades are also required for applicants who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Management
  • Career Skills in Economics

Year 2

  • Microeconomics (Intermediate)
  • Financial Instruments and Capital Markets
  • Economics of Organisational Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Career Skills in Economics

Final Year

  • Project: Economics
  • Management of New Technology
  • Business Ethics
  • Career Skills in Economics

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

Program delivery

BA Art History, Visual Culture and Media Studies: 3 years

BA Business Economics (Including Year Abroad): 4 years

BA Business Economics (Including Placement Year): 4 years

  • Teaching includes a combination of lectures, seminars and computer-based lab sessions
  • Modules delivered by experts in the field

Tuition

  • Home/UK fee: £9,250
  • International fee: £18,600

Career paths

Many employers want economists with critical thinking skills and business knowledge, who can tackle large data sets, understand the impact of economics on business and find a solution to real world problems. Our course helps you to become more employable and takes you closer to that dream job or postgraduate course when you graduate.

Our students are in demand from a wide range of employers in a host of occupations, including financial analysis, management, accountancy, management and marketing.

Our recent graduates have gone on to work for a wide range of high-profile companies including:

    Bank of England
  • AVIVA
  • Citigroup
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst and Young
  • Morgan Stanley
  • John Lewis
  • Santander

About this institute

University of Essex

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Contact info

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park
CO4 3SQ Colchester

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www.essex.ac.uk


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