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Economics

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Economics is the study of how individuals, firms and governments make choices, and how these choices determine the way in which resources are distributed across society. It helps us understand and improve decision-making for ourselves, organisations and societies, and it throws light on issues as diverse as the environment, unemployment, inflation, poverty, globalisation and trade.

This degree will give you the skills to investigate, analyse and answer such questions. Your learning will be underpinned by the knowledge of highly respected economists who design and teach our courses with a global outlook and real-world focus, stemming directly from their research into global economic issues.

This fascinating undergraduate degree begins at an introductory level so you do not need to have previous knowledge of economics in order to study the programme.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB (two sittings) plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC (two sittings) plus English and Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB including Accounting, Business Management or Economics plus 4 Highers at AABB including Maths at B.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L100

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Social Sciences

Department

Economics

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

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