401–500 th
World University Rankings 2020
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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Economics with Foundation Year

BSc Economics with Foundation Year, at Aberystwyth University, explores the economic issues that impact on everyday life including the creation of employment, inflationary pressures, international trade issues, the process of business competition, innovation and growth, the development of third world countries, the protection of natural resources and government policy-making. With a wide range of modules to choose from you can develop and hone your interests. Research-led teaching and excellent facilities ensure you have the relevant knowledge and transferable skills to progress into your chosen career. The integrated foundation year - designed for prospective students who do not have a sufficient or relevant academic background - is the perfect option to access this highly-sort scheme. In the foundation year, you will be brought up to speed on the fundamentals of Economics, providing a solid base for you to go on and enjoy the full undergraduate degree. **Why study Economics at Aberystwyth?** - Following the foundation year, the syllabus of this course is identical to its sister course [Economics, L100]; - Become a student in an established department for research and practice and be taught by expert lecturers who will help you develop your knowledge on economic principles, and become confident with the technical and quantitative aspects of Economics as a study; - Enhance your career opportunities through our partnerships with business, industry and commerce; - Be enriched by our visiting speakers who bring their professional experience to the classroom; - We have arrangements with many partner universities overseas to deliver short academic programmes (2 weeks) to small groups of management and business students (on a self-funding basis), to enable you to experience the impact of the cultural environment when conducting business abroad. We currently have partner universities in India, China, Russia, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and Brazil and our portfolio of countries is rapidly expanding.