Studying history develops your knowledge of the past and gives you an understanding of the present. Gain analytical skills to enhance your employability. Learn about the context in which we live today. Study some of the most important and interesting periods in both UK and world history. Benefit from excellent teaching in a range of professionally-relevant areas, such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation. Opportunity to study abroad in a North American or European university for six or 12 months. Access to internships and placements. 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.