Open to UK and EU students only, our BA International Economics (including foundation year) is suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for an undergraduate course. This four-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of undergraduate study. Our compulsory English language and academic skills module supplements your academic subjects. Financial crisis. Unemployment. Immigration. Market competition. Economics helps us shape the present and improve our future. You experience all aspects of economics and mathematics and an introduction to quantitative research methods. In your second year you take an optional module from across the social sciences. During your third year you study International Trade Institutions and Policy and International Financial Institutions, laying the foundation in international economics. In your final year you continue with two compulsory international modules, International Trade and International Money and Finance.