An Economics degree can lead you down one of many career paths available in finance, by showing you how economics works in the real world. This course can provide you with the ability to apply economic principles and models to a wide range of issues, while also understanding the larger driving forces shaping economic and public policy. This course focuses on contemporary economic debate and real-world applications of economics. Whether you choose to pursue a career in banking, investment, retail, accountancy, civil service or management, you should gain a solid understanding of key economic concepts, such as supply and demand, developing a range of transferrable skills valued by employers, including enhanced research and analytical skills, the ability to make reasoned and rational decisions and take a ‘big picture’ perspective, considering local, national and international contexts. The ever-changing global economy makes headlines on a daily basis, shaping the world in which we live socially, politically and economically. Consequently, there is a strong demand in businesses throughout the world for economics experts who can interpret real world economic events and issues.