A Business Economics degree can teach you how to help a business make massive savings, making you an extremely valuable future employee. This course covers topical issues in the UK and world economy, including the impact of energy prices on consumers, pay and reward in the banking sector and business pricing strategies. This degree develops skills which will enable you to take up key decision-making positions in a rapidly changing business. This course applies the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics to business orientated decision making, covering issues such as the impact of firms outsourcing jobs from the UK, the difference in wages between workers and the regulation of business to ensure competition. This course, one of four pathways offered in the field of economics, aims to give you a thorough grounding in economic concepts and principles, along with all the mathematical, computing and statistical tools you will need to make informed financial decisions. We aim to train you to think like an economist; you can become adept in numeracy, IT and the use of statistical methods, developing advanced skills in problem solving and decision making.