Economics and Mathematics at Aberdeen gets to grips with the global economy, exploring the many factors that influence wealth from a social and financial perspective, with the added advantage of the highly-developed critical skills in logical and analytical thinking which employers seek today. This programme will help set you apart as an outstanding candidate with potential to go right to the top in whichever sector you choose. The Department of Economics has a well-established tradition of research in applied economics, particularly in the areas of labour economics and energy economics. There are also research interests in macroeconomics, the economics of health and wellbeing and experimental economics. Mathematics is a powerful universal language used to describe situations in abstract terms. At the heart of manipulation with abstract mathematical objects are precision, logical thinking and reasoning skills. Studying and doing mathematics requires high level of communication skills. Employers value highly these skills and the subsequent versatility of our graduates. Students with a strong degree combining Economics and Mathematics could be in a very strong position when it comes to careers.