This course is designed to equip you with analytical skills and an ability to apply economics to solve real-world problems. It aims to provide you with a broad range of generic skills and abilities relevant to a wide range of graduate careers, especially in the financial sector. If you choose this course you will benefit from: The opportunity to apply for a year in industry. A placement will allow you to exercise your technical skills in a professional environment. Some placements are salaried but this varies between companies. Experienced teaching staff who bring professional or research expertise into their teaching. Strong links with employers including the Government Economic Service (GES), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Barclays and the Bank of England. Interactive teaching and learning approaches using classroom games and experiments.