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. Mathematics underpins business and finance as well as scientific and industrial research and development. Understand how mathematics is applied to solve practical problems. Learn how to use statistics to explore and try to explain the uncertain world in which we live.