Economics studies how wealth is created and distributed and informs government policy on sustainable economic growth. Develop excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly valued by employers. Gain the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to different audiences. Benefit from teaching by staff who have strong links with policy-makers in Scotland and with industry. Study in a department with consistently high NSS results. Through a real-world policy-oriented approach, learn how economic concepts are useful to understand and improve the world around us. Whether developing products or improving the nation’s health the answer often comes down to management. Learn to engage with established traditions and develop the skills to translate the theory into practice. Develop understanding of business structure with the ability to analyse business data and information. Opportunity to undertake an industry placement. Gain sought-after team-working, communication and decision-making skills. Study in a department with a long history of innovative research and teaching covering the practices and processes of managing.