BA Economics and ... (two subject degree)

Programme Code: See May be Combined With

Duration: 3 or 4 Years

Entry Requirements

  • BTEC: DDD
  • Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction
  • Scottish Highers: AAAAA
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA
  • Irish LC: 360 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above
  • Advanced Placement: 4 5 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0
  • Euro Bacc: 85%
  • French Bacc: 15/20
  • German Abitur: 1.5
  • Italy DES: 85/100
  • Austria Mat: 1.5
  • Polish Mat: Overall 80% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: Plus a minimum of Grade B at GCSE for those without A-level Maths.

Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications may be invited.

Combinations

May be combined with

  • African Studies, (TL51 BA/ECAF)
  • Arabic+, (LT16 BA/ECA)
  • Burmese++, (LT1H BA/ECBU)
  • Chinese+, (LT11 BA/ECCH)
  • Development Studies, (LL91 BA/ECDVS)
  • Geography**, (LL17 BA/GEEC)
  • Georgian, (LT19 BA/GNEC)
  • Hebrew+, (LQ14 BA/HEEC)
  • History, (LV11 BA/HEC)
  • Indonesian++, (LTCH BA/IEC)
  • Japanese+, (LT12 BA/JEC)
  • Japanese Studies, (TL21 BA/JSE)
  • Korean+, (LTCL BA/KOEC)
  • Law,(LM11 BA/LWEC)
  • Linguistics, (LQ13 BA/ECLG)
  • Middle Eastern studies, (TL61 BA/MESEC)
  • Persian, (LTD6 BA/PEC)
  • Politics, (LL12 BA/POLEC)
  • Social Anthropology, (LL16 BA/SAEC)
  • South Asian Studies++ (3 Year), (TLH1 BA/SASEC)
  • South Asian Studies++ (4 Year), (TLH1 BA/SASEC)
  • South East Asian Studies, (TLJC BA/ECSEA)
  • Study of Religions, (LV16 BA/SREC)
  • Swahili+, (LTD5 BA/SWEC)
  • Thai++, (TL31 BA/THEC)
  • Turkish+, (LTC6 BA/TUEC)
  • Vietnamese++ (TL3D BA/VEC)

+ 4-year degree with (compulsory) one year abroad

++ 3 or 4-year degree with option of one year abroad

** Taught at King’s College London

Structure

Students take 120 credits per year composed of core and optional modules, which allows for students to participate in their own intellectual journey while maintaining a strong grasp of the fundamentals and ensuring academic coherence. For a three-year degree, a minimum of 120 credits must normally be taken in the subject named second in the degree title and a minimum of 150 credits in the subject named first in the degree title.

BA Economics (with Economics appearing First in the degree title)

Year 1

Core Courses

  • Introduction to economic analysis 153400003 (30 credits) Full Year

ONE from the following:

  • Introduction to quantitative methods for Economists 153400120 (30 credits) Full Year

OR

  • Quantitative methods for Economists 153400121 (30 credits) Full Year

Optional Modules

  • Comparative Growth in Asia and Africa 153400102 (30 credits) Full Year

Year 2

Core Modules

  • Microeconomic Analysis 153400130 (30 credits) Full Year

OR

  • Macroeconomic Analysis 153400123 (30 credits) Full Year

AND

  • Introduction to quantitative methods for Economists 153400120 (30 credits) Full Year

Students may take ONE (or two) of the following (if IQME was taken in year 1)

  • Quantitative methods for Economists 153400121 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Banking and Finance 153400100 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Econometrics 153400103 (30 credits) Full Year
  • International Economics 153400106 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Issues in Development Economics 153400124 (30 credits) Full Year

Year 3

Core Modules

  • Microeconomic Analysis 153400130 (30 credits) Full Year

OR

  • Macroeconomic Analysis 153400123 (30 credits) Full Year

AND

  • Quantitative methods for Economists 153400121 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Students may take ONE (or two) of the following (if QME was taken in year 1 or 2)

Optional Modules

Please note that not that all of the optional modules listed below will be available in any one academic year, depending on staff availability and student interest.

  • Applied Econometrics 153400119 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Banking and Finance 153400100 (30 credits) Full Year
  • China's Economic Transformation 153401004 (15credits) Term 1
  • China and World Development 153401003 (15credits) Term 2
  • Economic development of South Asia 153400011 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific Region I 153400133 (15credits) Term 1
  • Economic development in the Asia-Pacific Region II 153401002 (15credits) Term 2
  • Economic development of Africa 153400101 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Economic Development of Japan 153400134 (15credits) Term 2
  • Economic development of the modern Middle East 153400031 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Gender Economics (UG) 153401001 (15credits) Term 1
  • Global Economic Policy 153400125 (30 credits) Full Year
  • History of Economic Thought and Methods 153400135 (15credits) Term 1
  • Independent study project in Economics 153400114 (30 credits) Full Year
  • International Economics 153400106 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Issues in Development Economics 153400124 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Principles of Marxist Political Economy 153401005 (15credits) Term 2
  • The Economics of the Environment 153400136 (15credits) Term 2

BA Economics (with Economics appearing Second in the degree title)

Year 1

Core Modules

  • Introduction to economic analysis 153400003 (30 credits) Full Year

ONE of the following:

  • Introduction to quantitative methods for Economists 153400120 (30 credits) Full Year

Optional Modules

  • Comparative Growth in Asia and Africa 153400102 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Quantitative methods for Economists 153400121 (30 credits) Full Year

Year 2

Core Modules

  • Microeconomic Analysis 153400130 (30 credits) Full Year

OR

  • Macroeconomic Analysis 153400123 (30 credits) Full Year

AND

  • Introduction to quantitative methods for Economists 153400120 (30 credits) Full Year

Students may take ONE (or two) of the following (if IQME was taken in year 1)

  • Banking and Finance 153400100 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Econometrics 153400103 (30 credits) Full Year
  • International Economics 153400106 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Issues in Development Economics 153400124 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Quantitative methods for Economists 153400121 (30 credits) Full Year

Year 3

Core Modules

  • Microeconomic Analysis 153400130 (30 credits) Full Year

OR

  • Macroeconomic Analysis 153400123 (30 credits) Full Year

Students may take ONE (or two) of the following:

Optional Modules

Please note that not that all of the optional modules listed below will be available in any one academic year, depending on staff availability and student interest.

  • Applied Econometrics 153400119 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Banking and Finance 153400100 (30 credits) Full Year
  • China's Economic Transformation 153401004 (15credits) Term 1
  • China and World Development 153401003 (15credits) Term 2
  • Econometrics 153400103 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Economic development of Africa 153400101 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific Region I 153400133 (15credits) Term 1
  • Economic development in the Asia-Pacific Region II 153401002 (15credits) Term 2
  • Economic Development of Japan 153400134 (15credits) Term 2
  • Economic development of South Asia 153400011 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Economic development of the modern Middle East 153400031 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Gender Economics (UG) 153401001 (15credits) Term 1
  • Global Economic Policy 153400125 (30 credits) Full Year
  • History of Economic Thought and Methods 153400135 (15credits) Term 1
  • Independent study project in Economics 153400114 (30 credits) Full Year
  • International Economics 153400106 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Issues in Development Economics 153400124 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Quantitative methods for Economists 153400121 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Principles of Marxist Political Economy 153401005 (15credits) Term 2
  • The Economics of the Environment 153400136 (15credits) Term 2
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 5, 2019
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