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Economics and Business Management

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

First Year: Students will follow introductory courses in Economics, Accounting, Finance, and Management. An introductory mathematics module is also taken. In addition, students may take an elective module from a wide range subjects including Legal Method, Information Skills, and Modern Languages.

Second Year: Students are introduced to the formal theory of economics. Intermediate Economics covers core microeconomic and macroeconomic models You also study quantitative methods, as well as two management modules from a range of options including business law, HRM, marketing, organisational behaviour, and operations management.

Third Year: Modules studied this year count towards the final degree classification. Students must complete an econometrics project, as well as taken a module in advanced economics and a management module of their choice. In addition, students select four elective modules.

Fourth Year: Students will take modules in the core subjects of Economics and Management. A required number of modules must be taken from each subject area. Students may also take modules from other disciplines with a wide range of subjects available including Company Law, Finance, Logistics, and Marketing.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AAAB (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 Level 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB plus 4 Highers at AAAB including Maths or AAAB and Maths at C.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

LN12

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

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration