The study of economics is central to an understanding of business, markets, trade, government policies, international issues, globalisation, health, development, and the environment. This degree provides a thorough grounding in the range of skills required by the modern economist. Through studying a mix of theoretical and applied modules, students will be trained to think like an economist and to apply rigorous, tried and tested techniques that give insight and guidance to government and business. In particular, through this course students will be able to develop the ability to apply their knowledge and skills for the solution of applied and theoretical problems in economics and will be equipped with the appropriate analytical skills in order to evaluate and solve problems related with economic policy. Students will learn about different tools and techniques used in a modern economy for evaluating, analyzing a problem, decision making and forecasting. Also, students will be provided with the knowledge and skills necessary for further studies in Economics or related, multidisciplinary areas that involve economics, as well as those essential for future employment.