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University of Hertfordshire BA (Hons) Economics
University of Hertfordshire

BA (Hons) Economics

3 Years


Full time

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GBP 13,450 *


* international students full time / UK students full time £9250 / EU students full time £13450


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"Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2021/2022. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details."

Why choose this course?

  • To receive a broad intellectual learning experience by studying economic issues within the wider political and social environment;
  • to develop a critical understanding of the principles of economic theory;
  • for an appreciation of different approaches to economic problems and their relevance for real-life circumstances;
  • to develop the ability to apply the theories of economics to a range of decision-making problems in business;
  • to become equipped with a set of subject-specific and transferable skills needed to pursue a successful career.

What's the course about?

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Discover the vital role economics plays in shaping policy in companies, institutions, and governments. This course will give you a solid knowledge of economics and a rigorous understanding of the quantitative methods economists use in their analyses. It will also enable you to apply economic principles to a wide variety of contemporary problems and use your quantitative skills in numerous professional situations when you graduate. The opportunity to study abroad or spend a year in the industry will give you valuable experience and enhance your career prospects.

You can also study a language with this course. You can be awarded the degree ‘with language’ in the title if you choose to study a foreign language in all years of study.

Your main campus is de Havilland

You’ll share this campus with students from business, law, sport, education, and humanities subjects. The student housing is close to our Sports Village which includes a gym, swimming pool, and climbing wall. You can get breakfast, lunch, or dinner in our on-campus restaurant or bar (in the newly built Enterprise Hub) on days you don’t feel like cooking. You can also use the common room to play pool, video games or just to hang out with friends. Our Learning Resources Centres are open 24/7, which means you can study whenever suits you best. Want to pop over to the other campus? You can take the free shuttle bus or walk there in just 15 minutes.

This course includes the options of:

  • Work placement
  • Study abroad


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