If you enjoy solving problems and you’re interested in the practical application of economics and mathematics, this degree could be what you’re looking for. It'll give you a thorough grounding in mathematical, statistical and computational skills, and a sound knowledge of both micro and macro-economic theory – together with a good understanding of economic issues. By the end of your studies, you'll have a level of numeracy and understanding of the commercial and economic environment that's in short supply to employers.
There are no formal qualifications required to study this degree. Computer and internet access required.
If you’re new to study or to the OU, it is recommended that you start with a course at Level 1.
This degree will equip you with the mathematical and economics skills and knowledge required for a range of jobs in government, business, accountancy, banking, management and administration, the voluntary sector and teaching.
Distance and Flexible learning