Economics degrees

Gain an understanding of the challenging issues of our time from academics who take a real-world approach to the subject and are leading the way in which economics is taught at university.

Career opportunities in the City

From Brexit to inequality, economics will help you understand the big issues and boost your career prospects. Join Chloe as she describes the personal learning experience at Greenwich.

Our courses

We offer specialist degrees in economics and business economics. You can study full-time, part-time or take a sandwich course with an industry placement. Our extended degrees include a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study.

Gender equality key to solving the UK’s productivity crisis

Funding social care and childcare would free up the female workforce and boost the UK's lagging productivity, a new study has found.

The campus is lovely and it's close enough to the rest of London to make the most of the London life.

- Liam Cordrey, BSc Hons Economics

Research and partnerships

Our research of economics is closely related to our teaching of the subject. Academics and researchers explore current socially relevant issues, from neoliberalism and privatisation to finance, economy and society.

Rethinking Economics: How Greenwich is leading the way

Since the 2008 financial crisis, economics is evolving from a theoretical subject into one that solves real world problems. In this context, our research and teaching combine to reinvigorate the discipline.

Join us as a research student

If you have a research proposal related to economics, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.


Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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Big Picture Seminar Series

Gain insight into how different industries operate and the issues they face. Experienced speakers share their expertise on topics ranging from leadership and management to economics and media.