Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times: economic growth and sustainable development, unemployment, inflation, poverty, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises. You will also cover environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries, currencies and the balance of payments, the impact of minimum wages and the problems of global economic change. Studying Management develops your leadership skills in relation to decision making, problem solving, team working, negotiation and performance management. You also gain the skills and knowledge essential for managing key areas of organisations, including accounting, human resources, quantitative methods, marketing, strategy and operations. You have the opportunity to spend a year working in industry between Stages 2 and 3. This greatly enhances your CV and gives you the opportunity to apply your academic skills in a practical context. During your studies, you benefit from a research-led approach to teaching that provides a first-class academic experience, as well as building your personal skills and enhancing your career prospects. The cosmopolitan academic and student community creates an inspiring and challenging environment to study economics and management.