601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Economics - Manchester Metropolitan University

**Overview** Economics helps us understand how organisations and individuals invest and allocate resources. It’s a discipline that lies at the heart of banking, insurance, accountancy, government and more. Our expert staff, including a former Treasury advisor, a former head of research and policy at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, and a leading expert in Brexit and European politics, shape debates around economic development, devolution and post-crash economics. Relevant, cutting-edge teaching Working in partnership with companies like AJ Bell and local government, your learning will be relevant to what is happening right now. You’ll study areas including economic policy, cryptocurrencies, economic forecasting and informing regional and national government policies. While your first year gives you a good grounding in the principles of economics, you’ll have the opportunity to choose your own pathway in your second year – whether that’s focusing on the statistical, quantitative side of the discipline, or exploring more of the policy aspect of the subject. Economics offers a variety of career paths and we’ll help you develop the skills employers look for in a range of sectors. Our graduates have achieved impressive roles with organisations like the Cabinet Office, the Government Economic Service, PwC and the UN. **Features and Benefits** - **Unique subject areas** – we go beyond mainstream economics. You’ll learn about non-conventional approaches, cryptocurrencies and the impact of Brexit. - **Learn from leading economists** – you’ll be taught by experts who are shaping economic development in Manchester, post-Brexit Britain and fast-growing European economies. - **Location** – Manchester has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, so it’s a great lab for your studies. - **Flexible** – you’ll start the BA and can switch to the BSc while you’re on the course. This is a great option if you decide to specialise in quantitative economics. - **Free access to Bloomberg Terminal and Strata** – leading global platforms used by the world’s banks, corporations and government agencies for news, data, analytics and research. - **Regular events** – join our Professional Development Weeks, guest lectures and masterclasses and network with key employers looking for people like you.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom