University of Bradford
Economics BSc (Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
A personal statement, 1 academic reference letter from school or college.
About The Program
About The University
IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (No less than 5.0 in any section)
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English Proficiency Requirement
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The University of Bradford offers a wide range of financial help to assist you on your university journey, and invests over £4m annually in the Access Agreement and other scholarships to support students from all backgrounds. Students from Bangladesh are eligible for a 2000 GBP scholarship per year for undergraduate programs. Students from Pakistan, Nepal and India are eligible to apply for Vice Chancellors Scholarship and also other scholarship where the amount varies from 2,500 GBP to 4000 GBP per year.
This 4-year BSc (Hons) in Economics will give you the skills you need for a career in the financial sector, or to pursue a managerial career.
You’ll develop a strong working knowledge of:
microeconomics and macroeconomics
qualitative and mathematical research methods
financial markets and banking
economic trends, institutions and policies – both national and international
You’ll study core Economics modules and choose optional modules from other complementary subject disciplines within the School of Management, ensuring you emerge as a well-rounded, commercially aware professional.
The programme focuses on the application of theory to real-world commercial situations. It is also oriented towards research-led teaching from academic staff with research interests in fields such as:
European economic integration
dynamic macroeconomics and international finance
emerging markets and transitional economics
You'll have a wide range of career opportunities open to you on graduation, in both the public and private sectors, along with the foundations for further study in finance, economics and business management.
The University's Economics programmes develop your powers of analysis and critical thought, and build skills in communication, expression and rational argument. These are valuable in any area of employment. Evidence suggests economics degrees are particularly well rewarded in the labour market - research from the Complete University Guide puts Economics in the top five for average graduate salaries.
92% of our 2017 graduates in Economics found employment or went on to further study within six months of graduating.
1st year- Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Macroeconomics -2, Quantitative Methods for Economists, Finance and Accounting for Managers, Development of Economic Ideas, Principles of Management
2nd year- Employability and Enterprise Skills, Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Multinational Finance and Investment, Research Methods for Economists.
3rd year- Dissertation in Economics, Econometrics, Contemporary Issues in Economics, Advanced Economics.
In sandwich year the University provide access to high-quality internship opportunities at a variety of employers. A placement year, taken in year three of the programme, enables you to develop your skills and professional confidence and boost your employability on graduation.
students are highly successful in securing both summer and year-long internships and placements with Government Economic Service placement scheme (e.g. the Treasury, Department for Work and Pensions, Department of Health, Office for National Statistics) and a range of private sector companies involved in marketing, finance and the voluntary sector. The University provide access to high-quality internship opportunities at a variety of employers.
Students from this University are highly successful in securing both summer and year-long internships and placements with Government Economic Service placement scheme (e.g. the Treasury, Department for Work and Pensions, Department of Health, Office for National Statistics) and a range of private sector companies involved in marketing, finance and the voluntary sector.Support to secure a placement comes from both the University’s Career and Employability Services and our Economics team (particularly in relation to the Government Economic Service placement scheme).
The University of Bradford has always been pioneers in developing new course subjects and modes of teaching, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole, the course provision and research strategy is designed in response to the changing business, social, scientific and environmental landscape.
With over 50 years of academic excellence behind the University continue to grow our international reputation, course provision, and research impact.
Today the University's associations and networks span the globe; from strong links to leading local and national employers, to academic partner institutions, to the World Technology Universities Network, this University is an outward facing institution committed to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge for the benefit of global society.
There is an alumni community of more than 140,000 graduates in over 175 countries worldwide.
Distance Learning MBA ranked the best value for money in the world, 4th in the world for career progress, and 10th in the world overall (Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2019)
Top 10 in UK for Chemical Engineering (Guardian University League Tables 2019)
Top 10 in UK for Forensic Science, Medical Technology, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, and Physiotherapy (Complete University Guide 2020)
Key facts and statistics
8,564 students in the 2018/2019 academic year
- 7,197 undergraduate
- 1,042 postgraduate taught
- 325 postgraduate research
- 7,693 full-time, 871 part-time
- 7,177 UK residence, 368 EU, 1,019 non-EU
1499 staff in the 2018/2019 academic year
Over 140,000 alumni across 175 countries
A successor to the Bradford Mechanics Institute, Bradford Technical College, and the Bradford Institute of Technology, the University of Bradford became the UK’s fortieth University in 1966 and has continued to grow ever since.
Student population is now almost 10,000, bringing students from 150 nations together in one place of learning excellence.
After Bradford Institute of Technology was granted a Royal Charter and the University of Bradford was established, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson was installed as the first Chancellor. Today, that role belongs to Kate Swann, a respected leader in the UK business world.
The University's Business School is one of the oldest in the UK, continues to be a world leader in business and management education, research and knowledge transfer. It is one of only a small number of business schools across the world with the coveted triple-crown of Accreditations.
In 2018 It became the first British University of Sanctuary. This builds on our history and culture of welcome and inclusion, which was established through the creation of the first British University Peace Studies department in 1973.