This programme meets the demand from employers for graduates with a solid understanding of economic theory and current problems affecting the national and international economy. You will study courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics, as well as economic history and history of economic thought. Your studies will also cover quantitative methods, econometrics and professional practice, and you can choose from a number of option courses in economics and business. Our academic staff focus on the real world, and draw from a variety of economic theories and disciplines to ensure that students graduate with a comprehensive, critical and open-minded approach, ready to start successful careers. You will have the opportunity to train to use OANDA trading platforms and online journals and databases including ORBIS, Thomson One, Datastream and FDI Markets. Thomson Reuters Certification is available for Datastream. Our economics programmes were ranked first in London and top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2017 league table. What careers could I pursue? Graduates from this programme can work in the public or private sector as economists in policy advisory units or as financial analysts in finance and banking organisations. Other opportunities include posts in business services or business analysis units or management careers in international business.