Financial crisis. Unemployment. Immigration. Market competition. Economics helps us shape the present and improve our future. Our BSc differs to BA International Economics in that you have compulsory mathematics modules in your second year. You experience all aspects of economics and mathematics, including micro and macroeconomics, and an introduction to quantitative research methods. In your first year, you take optional modules from across the social sciences. During your second year you study International Trade Institutions and Policy and International Financial Institutions, laying the foundations in international economics. Your third year spent abroad gives you the chance to gain more experience and become even more employable. In your final year you take two compulsory international modules, International Trade and International Money and Finance.