BSc Economics

SOAS University of London

Program Description

BSc Economics

SOAS University of London

BSc Economics

Programme Code: L100 BSc/E

Duration: 3 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: A minimum of Grade B at GCSE for those without A-Level Maths

Subjects Preferred: No

The Department of Economics is one of the country's leading departments specialising in political economy and heterodox approaches to economics as well as in the economics of development. Research and teaching is pursued on a variety of topics and is unique in its depth and range of regional and specialised coverage including topics from contemporary banking and finance the economics of the environment, gender economics, global economic theory, as well as the economic development of a variety of regions from Japan to the Middle East. BSc Economics at SOAS University of London will provide you with training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods that will enable you to pursue a successful career in an economics-related profession or to go on to postgraduate work. Moreover, the SOAS Economics Department is distinctive in offering a pluralist and critical approach to economic theory, policy and real applications.

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.

Year 1

Core Modules

  • Introduction to economic analysis 153400003 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Comparative Growth in Asia and Africa 153400102 (30 credits) Full Year

AND

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

OR

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

AND

One Open Option

Year 2

Core Modules

  • Macroeconomic Analysis 153400123 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Microeconomic Analysis 153400130 (30 credits) Full Year

AND

  • Econometrics 153400103 (30 credits) Full Year

OR

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

AND any ONE of the following

  • Banking and Finance 153400100 (30 credits) Full Year
  • International Economics 153400106 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Issues in Development Economics 153400124 (30 credits) Full Year

One open option OR Intercollegiate course

Year 3

Core Modules

  • Econometrics 153400103 (30 credits) Full Year

AND any THREE/FOUR 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.

  • Banking and Finance 153400100 (30 credits) Full Year
  • China's Economic Transformation 153401004 (15credits) Term 1
  • China and World Development 153401003 (15credits) Term 2
  • International Economics 153400106 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Applied Econometrics 153400119 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Economic development of Africa 153400101 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Issues in Development Economics 153400124 (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
  • Principles of Marxist Political Economy 153401005 (15credits) Term 2
  • The Economics of the Environment 153400136 (15credits) Term 2
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 8, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
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Full time
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9,250 GBP
Full-time UK/EU Fees: £9,250; Full-time Overseas Fees: £16,907 per academic year
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Singapore - Singapore
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United Kingdom - London, England
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End date Sept. 1, 2021
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Singapore - Singapore
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United Kingdom - London, England
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End date Sept. 1, 2021