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Business Economics (Soc Sci)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

Year 1: In first year you will study: Introduction to the market mechanism; International trade; Economic development; Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic policy in an open economy.

You will also study two other subjects in year 1 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.

Year 2: In second year you will study: Intermediate macroeconomics; Intermediate microeconomics; Introduction to mathematical economics; Economic data analysis.

You will also study one or two other subjects in year 2 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.

Years 3 and 4: If you successfully complete the courses in first and second year, you may progress to Honours (years three and four). At Honours level, Business Economics can be taken as a Single Honours or Joint Honours degree.

In your third year you will take two courses on the economics of business. These put economic tools to work analysing activities inside a business. In fourth year you will study two courses in finance. These explore how stock markets and other financial markets work and how the strategic decisions of corporations interact with financial markets.

You can also choose from a wide range of courses, studying topics such as: Environmental economics; regional economics and the Scottish economy; International finance; The economics of housing; Economics of development and policy in less developed countries; Economics of team sport; international trade.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry: 5 Highers at AAAAB (first sitting) or 6 Highers at AAAAAA (two sittings with a min AABB after S5) including English or a humanities subject plus Maths at National 5 at B.

Widening access entry: 5 or 6 Highers at AABBB or BBBBBB including English or a humanities subject plus Maths at National 5 at B. May be considered for offer at BBBBB. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L112

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Social Sciences

Department

Adam Smith Business School

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration