Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economics

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Economics

Markets constantly change because of things like demand, supply, price changes, and a variety of other factors. Economists analyze these changes, what causes them, and suggest changes to businesses on how they can better succeed in their specific market. Holding a bachelor’s degree in economics will prepare graduates to work in a similar position.

Once students decide to pursue this type of degree, they often ask, “What is a Bsc in Economics?” This degree prepares students to understand business markets and also prepares them to hold a job in an economics-related field. To obtain this degree, students will likely be required to take courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, finance, econometrics, foreign trade, business economics, and more.

With this degree, students will come to understand the variety of different factors that affect buying and selling. As an economist, graduates can become a highly valued employee in whatever position they choose to work. Not only can this degree provide graduates with greater job stability, but it may also allow them to advance further in their career than if they did not have a degree.

Typically, it will take approximately four years for a student to complete a bachelor’s degree in economics. The length of the program, in addition to the location of the institution and other factors, will impact how much it costs to acquire this degree.

With this degree, graduates may be able to work in government, education, journalism, and many other different industries. Graduates may hold positions as analysts, research assistants, economic affairs specialists, economists, market analysts, and more.

 

Interested students should heavily consider which program is right for them before making a decision to enroll in any specific program. In many situations, online courses may be a good option for those who do not want to relocate or still need to work in addition to pursuing their degree. For more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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BSc in Economics

Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Having started education in academic year 2004-2005, the first graduating class of the Economics Program received their BSc degrees in 2008. [+]

BScs in Economics. BSc in Economics WELCOME TO METU NCC ECONOMICS PROGRAM Having started education in academic year 2004-2005, the first graduating class of the Economics Program received their BSc degrees in 2008. Since then, our alumni, a short while before or after graduation, have been finding high-quality jobs especially in the private sector and receiving acceptance letters from leading universities to pursue master’s and doctorate studies in various areas, thanks to their reputable diplomas certified under METU’s guarantee. Achievements of our alumni have always been our greatest pride. Appreciating our students as competent and esteemed economists of the future, we bring them up through METU’s institutionalized system of higher education and tradition of high-quality research. It is also part of our education policy to abide strictly by the international standards of higher education, while keeping track of scientific novelties attentively. We combine contemporary economics curriculum of world-wide pioneering universities with the well-established academic culture of the Economics Department of the METU Ankara Campus. Highly qualified and broad enough in terms of scope and depth, our curriculum not only enables our students to succeed in post-graduate studies, job exams and interviews, but also makes them accustomed to overcoming prospective difficulties they will face in business life. We are proud of generating competent and reputable “METU Economists”, who are well-informed in all fields of economics. The BSc Degree in Economics held by our alumni is a signal for the internalization of social-scientific thinking and acquisition of technical and analytical skills that... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Management, Philosophy & Economics

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Campus Full time Part time 7 semesters September 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main + 1 more

The world is becoming more and more complex and is growing ever closer together. Decisions in business, politics and [+]

Taught in German LanguageThe world is becoming more and more complex and is growing ever closer together. Decisions in business, politics and society have effects which, owing to the increasing interconnections, can only be analysed with great difficulty and discipline. At the same time, the requirements for sustainable and commercially accepted solutions are increasing. The result: Management personnel must increasingly be able to obtain an effective overview of any given situation. With the interdisciplinary Management, Philosophy & Economics major, you will be thoroughly prepared for a successful career in companies, associations, political parties and other organisations. You work with social correlations and lay the required philosophical foundation. Likewise, you receive a well-founded overview of classical management methods and economic principles.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

Saint Francis University
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Loretto

Economics educates students to participate in the decision-making process of allocating scarce resources and prepares them to function as informed and responsible citizens in a free market economy. Students interested in the more quantitative aspects of business and public policy typically enjoy and thrive in economics classes. [+]

BScs in Economics. "Economics...it's much more than you think." Economics educates students to participate in the decision-making process of allocating scarce resources and prepares them to function as informed and responsible citizens in a free market economy. Students interested in the more quantitative aspects of business and public policy typically enjoy and thrive in economics classes. In the macroeconomic dimension, students learn the basic forces underlying the economic organization of society, the theory of national income, aggregate supply and demand, unemployment, inflation, taxation, money and banking, and governmental fiscal policy. In the microeconomic realm, students learn the theory of price under various market conditions, economic functions of government, the theory of the firm, economic functions of labor unions, and elements of international economics. Degree Options: Majors Economics, B.S. Entrepreneurship Concentration (B.S. in Economics) Five-year Economics to MBA Program, B.S. Career Opportunities You have the opportunity to differentiate yourself with the unique SFU experience. Internship opportunities will be made available from many economic policy organizations. The major will prepare you for a career in banking in private industry or as a researcher/regulator for the Federal Reserve. The major also would serve those interested in a career in public policy, other government agencies, as a financial analyst, or financial/economic consulting. Some recent Economic graduates are doing quite well: 2013: Director, Business Development BYD Company Ltd., Los Angeles, CA; Portfolio Administrator, Gibson Capital, Pittsburgh, PA 2014: Financial Control Analyst, JP Morgan Chase, Middletown, DE 2015: Teaching Assistant, Ph.D. Program in Economics, Department of... [-]

BSc Honours in Business Economics

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

You will develop your ability to apply economic reasoning to real-world issues. You will become confident in economic and business analysis and in applying these analytical skills to business and organisational decisions, to solving business and economic problems, undertaking research and consultancy, and contributing to the design and implementation of economic policy by government agencies. [+]

In an uncertain and rapidly changing world, a knowledge of economics and the unique insights it offers into how individuals, firms and organisations operate and interact is invaluable. So is the ability to communicate this understanding to specialists and non-specialists. This course combines a thorough grounding in the discipline of economics, with a range of practical skills required in professional life and for postgraduate studies. You will develop your ability to apply economic reasoning to real-world issues. You will become confident in economic and business analysis and in applying these analytical skills to business and organisational decisions, to solving business and economic problems, undertaking research and consultancy, and contributing to the design and implementation of economic policy by government agencies. You will also extend your skills in data gathering and interpretation, quantitative analysis and forecasting, become global in outlook and socially, environmentally and ethically aware. The course will enhance your employability as business analysts or specialist economists, as well as equipping you for careers in management, in an international organisation, in banking, the financial sector more broadly, or the voluntary or public sector. Course content In each year of study you will take a combination of core and option modules. The course begins with a thorough grounding in economics and an appreciation of the part economic history has played in shaping the evolution of economic thought. At Level 5 the course involves more advanced study of macroeconomics and microeconomics, and the application of economic theory in research and appraisal. At... [-]

BSc in Economics

Westminster International University in Tashkent
Campus Full time September 2017 Uzbekistan Tashkent

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics is a three-year full time course.  It is based upon the BSc (Hons) Business Economics course delivered in the UK by the Westminster Business School of the University of Westminster (London). [+]

BScs in Economics. Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics is a three-year full time course.  It is based upon the BSc (Hons) Business Economics course delivered in the UK by the Westminster Business School of the University of Westminster (London). The BSc (Hons) in Economics is not intended as purely theoretical study of Economics. The underlying philosophy of the course and its presentation emphasize application of the relevant theories underpinning the Economics and Business fields. Students in this course develop solid skills in economic analysis along with a strong foundation in advanced microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, quantitative theories and methods of economic analysis, research and forecasting. They are also offered optional modules pertaining to the theory of finance and management. It is for those who wish: To become a professional in the field of economics (in an organisation in the public and/or private sector)  in both public and private sector organisations, providing advice on economic policy, and financial analysis in an international and national environments; To become a general manager working in either the public or private sector;  To pursue academic career by teaching and conducting research on pressing issues in the theoretical and empirical Economics Key subjects: Micro and Macro Economics Mathematics Econometrics International Trade Development Economics Statistics Entry Requirements: English – at least IELTS 6,0 (writing 6,0) or TOEFL 82 iBT Maths – at least 40% in WIUT Maths Exam or a certificate proving maths competence (GCSE, SAT) An applicant should take WIUT Maths Exam held from April... [-]

Bachelor or Science in Economics

Northern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA DeKalb

Students with an interest in helping to solve society’s problems and students with an interest in business will enjoy economics as a major. Economics is the only social science with its own permanent federal government agency (Council of Economic Advisors) and it is the only social science in which a Nobel Prize is awarded. [+]

Economics is an interesting and rewarding social science that studies how decisions are made to allocate scarce resources. Economics deals with important current issues by focusing on the way that individuals, businesses, and governments make choices when faced with limited budgets. Economic issues, such as unemployment, growth, pollution, and international competition, fill newspapers and pervade politics. The field of economics also deals with personal issues such as wage rates, the cost of living, and taxes. Students with an interest in helping to solve society’s problems and students with an interest in business will enjoy economics as a major. Economics is the only social science with its own permanent federal government agency (Council of Economic Advisors) and it is the only social science in which a Nobel Prize is awarded. An economics major opens up many career options. Students who major in economics possess skills that are highly valued in today’s job market. PAYSCALE surveys have consistently placed Economics in the top 20 of majors with respect to mid career salaries, that is 15 years later. Employers often favor economics majors because these students have been through a rigorous and analytical educational program. The NIU Department of Economics can provide you with additional information about the employment of our recent graduates. A degree in economics is a valuable credential when applying for graduate schools in law, business, or public policy. While it is possible to major in a variety of subjects before applying to graduate school in these areas, students will... [-]

Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration – Business Management (BSc)

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Denmark Odense

This BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration is a general bachelor programme in economics and business administration with a focus... [+]

Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration – Business Management (BSc)

 

This BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration is a general bachelor programme in economics and business administration with a focus on the management of firms' resources. This 3 year undergraduate programme is offered at Campus Odense.Our general business programme gives you a thorough grounding in all functional areas of a firm through a number of economic, legal and organisational topics in the business organisation. We offer this concentration in Business Management with a distinct focus on the optimisation of resources. Apart from business issues, the programme also considers socio-economic aspects and the joint interaction between economics and business administration. The BSc in Economics and Business Administration provides you with the knowledge and capabilities needed to understand business management on a national and global scale. In specific terms, you learn to analyse the firm's financial problems and issues and develop business strategies. In addition, you learn about organisation, accounting, marketing, corporate finance and innovation, and you obtain insight into the theories and quantitative methods used to understand companies' internal and external relations.This degree programme focuses on Business Management, which involves integrating IT technology and quantitative methods to process and analyse data to create insights into organisational decision-making regarding optimisation. The programme offers small classes and insight into application areas such as information systems, operations, and supply chain management.... [-]


BSc Economics with Banking (Hons)

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme will provide you with a rigorous grounding in economic theory, solid training in quantitative subjects. [+]

BSc Economics with Banking (Hons)

This programme will provide you with a rigorous grounding in economic theory, solid training in quantitative subjects. You will be offered the opportunity to gain subject specific knowledge of behaviour and practice of banks and other financial intermediaries and the place of the financial systems in the economy. You will also become aware of the effects of the rise of international finance on the financial system's stability and the issues of international regulation.

Direct entry to Year 2 and 3 is available for qualified applicants. Students on this programme may apply to participate in overseas exchanges with our Erasmus partners.

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BSc (Hons) Economics with Computing (Joint Honours)

University of Kent, School of Computing
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times, including: economic growth and sustainable development, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries. [+]

BScs in Economics. Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times, including: economic growth and sustainable development, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries. When you study at Kent, you have the chance to learn about these issues from economists who are highly regarded within the profession for emphasising the practical application of economics in all of these arenas. Student satisfaction with our programmes is very high and we consistently appear in the top ten economics departments in the National Student Survey. Students particularly like the ability of our staff to explain complex relationships, the efficient assessment arrangements and marking, and the organisation and running of the course. The School has a strong international reputation for research in key areas of economics and was ranked 16th in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, where 75% of our submitted research was awarded a top rank of ‘internationally excellent’. Many staff advise government bodies including the UK’s Department of Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Department for International Development (DFID) and the European Commission. Staff also advise international organisations including the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Bank of England, the European Central Bank (ECB), and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013, Economics was ranked 3rd for teaching and 7th for student satisfaction. Economics at Kent was ranked 3rd for student satisfaction in... [-]

Economics - BSc (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

We are committed to providing you with the necessary support to enable you to realise your full potential. Our innovative teaching methods include experiments and the very latest teaching materials. [+]

The government economic service has publicly criticised economics training in higher education for not putting enough emphasis on understanding and application. This is the reason that for years they have not been able to fill their vacancies. This plays to the strength of our course, which puts a strong emphasis on critical understanding and application. Our Economics tutors work with organisations such as the Government Economics Service, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in Ireland, Roubini Global Economics, The Economist Intelligence Unit and the International Monetary Fund: these links ensure our curriculum is cutting edge and relevant. Learning & Teaching​ We are committed to providing you with the necessary support to enable you to realise your full potential. Our innovative teaching methods include experiments and the very latest teaching materials. Assessment A wide range of methods are used including tests, presentations, reports, essays, and examinations. Employability & Careers​ Economists are in demand in both the private and public sector. They can be skilled managers, researchers, analysts and strategists. Research shows that Economics students have higher average earnings than most other graduates, including those studying a general business degree. The average starting salary for Economics graduates is £25,000 (as at December 2012). Work Placements: The provision of work-placements as an assessed part of your academic programme of learning is so important that we provide you with the opportunity to undertake placement as part of your second year studies. We have strong links with the business community and the work-placement programme... [-]

BSc Development Economics

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom London

BSc Development Economics is a 3-year single subject degree. It provides a thorough grounding in economic theory and analysis, with an emphasis on the economics of developing countries. Whilst introductory units in Economics are followed in Year 1, students in Years 2 and 3 take more specialised courses dealing with economic theory and economic development as well as courses focusing on specific regions in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. No preliminary knowledge of the subject or of any region is required. [+]

BScs in Economics. BSc Development Economics Programme Code: L170 BSc/DE Duration: 3 years 2016 Entry Requirements A Levels: AAA-AAB including GCSE Maths B IB: 37 (6/6/6) 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. Subjects Preferred: No Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications maybe invited The distinctiveness of the BSc Development Economics degree at SOAS is its application of relevant theoretical concepts to real issues in the countries of Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Students develop expertise in essential conceptual apparatus of economics, including the necessary statistical and econometrical tools, and gain a firm understanding of the basic theoretical and analytical issues. BSc Development Economics is a 3-year single subject degree. It provides a thorough grounding in economic theory and analysis, with an emphasis on the economics of developing countries. Whilst introductory units in Economics are followed in Year 1, students in Years 2 and 3 take more specialised courses dealing with economic theory and economic development as well as courses focusing on specific regions in... [-]

Business Administration

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The School of Business cultivates the leadership skills and innovative spirit of its students, while providing training in state-of-the-art business applications. As a small business school with a global orientation, the School offers highly interactive classes that encourage close working relationships between students and faculty. [+]

Business Administration Bachelor of Science in Business Administration The School of Business cultivates the leadership skills and innovative spirit of its students, while providing training in state-of-the-art business applications. As a small business school with a global orientation, the School offers highly interactive classes that encourage close working relationships between students and faculty. As in all of our programs, students gain practical, hands-on experience through class consulting, internships, and career development projects that team students with senior business executives. Undergraduate degree programs include the: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and three Minors in Management, Business Information Systems, or Business Administration for the non-business major. Undergraduate Program Learning Goals Demonstrate knowledge of business principles, concepts, theories, and perspectives for each business discipline. The business disciplines include Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Management Information Systems, and the Legal and Ethical Environment of Business. Demonstrate skills in the use of business procedures, methods, strategies, and approaches for each business discipline. Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among business disciplines. Identify problems and make recommendations based on an analysis of the information provided. Recognize the ethical dimensions of business decisions. Recognize cross-cultural components of business decisions. Work effectively with others as a member of a team. Demonstrate effective oral communication skills. Demonstrate effective written communication skills. Areas of Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration offers 10 concentrations in a wide variety of areas. Seven are considered core concentrations and include: Accounting Economics Finance International Business Management and Human Resources... [-]

BSc in Business Economics

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

This degree focuses on how businesses, individuals and governments determine how we produce and exchange the goods and services we use every day. The degree is designed to prepare students for employment in business, government and other organizations in today's ever changing global economy. [+]

BScs in Economics. This degree focuses on how businesses, individuals and governments determine how we produce and exchange the goods and services we use every day. The degree is designed to prepare students for employment in business, government and other organizations in today's ever changing global economy. The major is built around a core set of classes from economics, business, and statistics. This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Economics? Understanding today's economy is a necessity for everyone from influential politicians to corporate executives to the average citizen. Individuals and organizations are challenged to understand issues and problems that a fast-paced, ever-changing global economy presents. Their success and survival will depend upon their ability to respond, change, and grow. This program is designed to deliver that knowledge. The analytical tools you will gain will prepare you to discuss issues and problems that you will encounter in your local community as well as those facing the national and global economy. The professional skills and expertise you will develop will equip you to succeed in banking, finance, economic planning and development, marketing, and many other career tracks. This major is built around a core set of classes from economics, business, and statistics. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Banking Finance Community development Economic journalism With further education, one of these paths is possible: Insurance underwriter Economic developer Educator Financial manager University... [-]

BSc in Economics and Business (in English)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 36 months September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The BSc in Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) gives students the necessary tools to address the complexity of the global economy. [+]

There could hardly be a more exciting time to start with your degree in Economics and Business. The current crisis proves that global developments in the business world are more than ever part of society as a whole. The rapid changes and growing complexity require well educated academics and professionals who not only understand the current reality but are also able to grasp the reason behind it. The BSc in Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) gives students the necessary tools to address the complexity of the global economy. Top 5 reasons to study here The University of Amsterdam's 3-year undergraduate programme in Economics and Business has - an excellent reputation - a diverse international student body - a limited number of selected students - low tuition fees for EU students - a central location in the multicultural city of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and the world's most multi-cultural city. Its population of 750,000 inhabitants contains 180 nationalities, more than New York City. It's a centre of culture and entertainment providing numerous opportunities to enjoy student life. Programme structure The Bachelor in Economics & Business is a three-year programme of 180 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit = 0,5 US credit). The programme is taught in English. Knowledge of the Dutch language is not required. The academic year runs from September to the beginning of July and is divided into two semesters, each with three blocks. Please refer to the academic calendar for the... [-]

BSc Economics

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

The discipline of Economics is of great importance to commercial, social and professional life. The forces of the global economy affect the livelihoods and life chances of everyone on the planet [+]

BSc Economics

 

Course start: Induction from October 2013; EU and International student orientation from September 2013The discipline of Economics is of great importance to commercial, social and professional life. The forces of the global economy affect the livelihoods and life chances of everyone on the planet but increasingly micro-economic decision making plays a part in all our daily lives from banking and financial services to public policy, education and healthcare.Our BSc Economics course will provide you with a profound understanding of the key factors that influence these economic forces; wealth and income creation and the nature of scarce resources and how they are allocated, distributed and utilised. You will explore the core concepts, practices and techniques of economics, and consider how these will change in the future.... [-]