251–300 th
World University Rankings 2020
=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
=43 rd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Economics (with placement)

**Gain the skills you need to solve a variety of complex economic issues. You’ll learn core economic theory and become acquainted with chosen specialist areas.** In this degree, you will study the foundation of economic theory and its application to real-world decisions. You’ll explore the connections between economic issues, such as business and rational human behaviour. The course will teach you how to apply economic theory, enabling you to solve complex economic problems. You’ll develop your knowledge of UK and global economics which will enable you to understand how economic decisions and policies are made. Your first year is concerned with key concepts in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. You’ll further your skills in core mathematics, statistics and data analysis. In Year 2, you’ll build on this through intermediate study of economic theory. The study of econometrics will enable you to estimate and forecast economic relationships. The final year will teach you advanced economic theory. A selection of optional units will enable you to tailor your expertise to your personal interests and career aspirations. Teaching You’ll learn from academics with expertise across the breadth of economics. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience. Facilities Our computer network enables you to access the up-to-the-minute data on economics. You will use the latest statistical and quantitative software to improve your ability to conduct analysis. Careers Our economics graduates are very successful in today’s competitive labour market. They pursue a range of careers in both the private and public sectors. Many of our graduates work as economists, financial or business analysts, researchers, accountants and tax professionals. They have worked for organisations such as: Deloitte Bank of England Ernst & Young (EY) Amazon Unilever