Business Economics, BA Hons

You will study courses in quantitative methods, professional practice, economic history and managerial economics in this highly regarded programme. A range of optional courses will enable you to tailor the programme to your own particular interests. You will gain practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation, and transferable skills in analysis, decision making and communication, all of which are highly valued by employers. EmployabilityWe have strong connections with companies in Canary Wharf, one of the UK's financial centres. This offers you networking, mentoring and internship opportunities, making it a perfect location to start your career. You will work on read more

Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

3 years full time

6 years part time

4 years sandwich programme

Overview

Overview

You will study courses in quantitative methods, professional practice, economic history and managerial economics in this highly regarded programme.

A range of optional courses will enable you to tailor the programme to your own particular interests. You will gain practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation, and transferable skills in analysis, decision making and communication, all of which are highly valued by employers.

Employability

We have strong connections with companies in Canary Wharf, one of the UK's financial centres. This offers you networking, mentoring and internship opportunities, making it a perfect location to start your career.

You will work on an extended project in your final year and have the option to undertake a work placement to help develop core skills.

We will also encourage you to join societies such as Trading and Investment and take part in competitions like the UK Trading Challenge. We are proud that our team of first year Greenwich students won the competition, beating teams from many other universities. 

Ranking

Our economics programmes were ranked:

  • First in London for student satisfaction in both the Guardian University Guide 2016 and the Complete University Guide 2017.
  • Top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

According to the Economist, we are one of only three UK universities taking a broader approach to economics. We are leading the way in which the subject is taught, and are considered a leading model by many universities.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide expertise and training in the principles of economics and their application appropriate for students of business economics
  • To provide students with an understanding of international businesses and the challenges in global economic governance.

What you'll study

For information on courses for this programme click here.

What people say

"I will remember the warm and friendly atmosphere from both the students and the staff. But mostly the variety of cultures I came across. My three years at Greenwich were very exciting, full of interesting new experiences and people."

Raissa Sawane (Cote d'Ivoire)   
BA Hons Business Economics Graduate

Extra information

Assessment

 Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Seminar presentations
  • A project.

Professional recognition

Exemptions from some examinations of professional bodies.

Students who complete the sandwich year (work placement) may gain an additional qualification, the Diploma of Professional Experience (DPE).

Careers

Graduates from this programme may pursue employment opportunities in accounting, financial services, the City market sector, advertising, insurance, journalism, the civil service or education.

Undergraduate placements

The Business School has a dedicated Employability Office to assist students in securing a placement during their sandwich year. Working with over 200 companies, they also offer a range of internships, mentoring schemes and networking opportunities.

Find out more about our careers and employability support.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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