Do you aspire to expertise in economics? High-level employability and research skills are the cornerstone of our course, in which you’ll develop the ability to analyse economic information through theoretical and practical research-based modules and gain analytical and numerical skills, key to a successful economics career. Whether you want to be a financial forecaster, a researcher or even a future leader of industry, this lively and involving course will prepare you to succeed. * Choose an economics course to suit you from the wide range of single, major and minor undergraduate degree courses available. All named awards share a common core syllabus, which stresses the integration of theory and evidence in economic analysis and research. * Feel confident and be inspired by a course rated 16 out of 70 in the Guardian League Tables 2013. Our Plymouth Business School was shortlisted for Business School of the Year 2012 in the annual Times Higher Education Awards. * Combine your study of economics with other subject areas across business and social sciences, and with the study of a foreign language. * Apply your skills in a work environment and take our optional four year degree course, which contains an industrial placement. * Engage with current and past-economic students with our Economics Society. Hear talks from visiting academics and professional economists and find out what our graduates are up to now. The Economics Society also awards a graduation prize for best academic paper in the final year. * Think sustainably – in your final year you may choose to take modules covering environmental and resource economics, analysing the issue of environmental and resource scarcity and the possible policy responses to market failure. * Open the door to a wide range of career roles including industry economist, financial risk analyst, credit analyst and chartered accountant. Our accomplished and analytically-adept graduates are snapped up for high-flying and varied careers with KPMG, HM Treasury, Ernst and Young, and other private and public sector organisations. * Distinguish yourself by furthering your studies after graduation - our postgraduate programmes draw many students back to continue their learning.