This degree meets a demand from international organisations for graduates with a sophisticated understanding of economic theory. It will enable you to develop a wide range of practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation. You will have the opportunity to study issues which have a crucial impact on society, such as unemployment and inflation, poverty and inequality, and international trade and globalisation, and learn from guest speakers such as Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP and economist and author Ha-Joon Chang. You will have the opportunity to use OANDA trading platforms and online journals and databases including ORBIS, Thomson One, Datastream and FDI Markets. 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 may apply for entry-level jobs in banking, finance, insurance, stock markets, sales and marketing, as well as in corporations such as consulting firms or government departments. Economists may find roles as management consultants, investment advisers, finance and investment analysts, financial administrators, investment bankers, merchant bankers, tax consultants, bank managers, and employment agency consultants.