Education is an interesting field of study in its own right. You will learn about formal and informal education in relation to political and social issues. Opportunity to put theory into practice in a community placement and enhance your employability. Develop your knowledge and understanding of the education systems of Scotland and beyond. Learn about education in relation to political and social issues Experience research-informed, evidence-based teaching by internationally-recognised professionals. Opportunity to progress to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in Primary or Secondary teaching 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.