Economics

Are you interested in learning how economic forces affect us all? Our courses cover a range of themes about how economics impacts businesses, financial organisations and wider society.

  • Study our Economist’s Toolkit modules, which should help give you the practical skills needed for your future career. 
  • Economics is a versatile subject with a range of career destinations - our graduates have gone on to work for firms like Vodafone, PwC and the Government Economic Service.
  • Receive support from our employability service, the Talent Team, along with the option for a year studying abroad or on placement*.
  • Courses are available at our Coventry campus, or at our London campus, located in the heart of the Square Mile.
  • We regularly invite guest lectures from industry, with previous speakers from HM Treasury, Barclays Bank, and the European Commission.
  • Our Coventry campus courses are accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute, which could give you exemptions from professional exams.

Our Economics facilities

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The Trading Floor 

As an economics student, you can utilise our industry-standard Trading Floor to work towards a professional Bloomberg certification.
 

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sigma Centre

The sigma Centre is housed in our Lancaster Library. You can get maths and statistics support for your economics degree through its drop-in sessions or by booking an appointment.

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Talent Team 

Employability sits at the forefront of our courses. You will have access to our dedicated employability service, the Talent Team, from your first day and beyond.

More than a course

  • Facilities, shows or events mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Please check individual course pages for specific details regarding what facilities, shows or events are available for each course.
  • Please note that any opportunities or experiences referred to on this page may be subject to additional costs (for example travel, visas and accommodation), competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.
  • Staff may be subject to change.
  • The majority of our courses are formally recognised by professional bodies. This means that the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams.
  • Accreditations and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. If the accreditation of any of our courses change, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible. Please check the relevant course web page for up-to-date information on the current status of individual course accreditations.
  • The university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with government and public health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.
  • Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
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