University of Leicester
You will develop your understanding of modern economic analysis and ideas, and of their relevance to a variety of business contexts and decision-making situations. This course combines a solid grounding in both economics, management and business studies-related topics, helping you to gain an awareness of the interconnection between the business and general economic environments.
We will also foster your analytical abilities and critical appraisal skills, which are particularly useful transferable skills for graduate employment. You will also gain important quantitative skills, as well as communication and IT skills.
A/AS-levels: ABB. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level. General Studies or Critical Thinking not included. Own language may be considered.
EPQ with A-levels: BBB + EPQ at grade B.
Access to HE Diploma: Pass relevant Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction.
GCSE: Grade B (5) in Mathematics and Grade C (4) in English Language
International Baccalaureate: Pass Full Diploma with 30 points, including a minimum of grade 5 in SL Maths Analysis and Approach or 6 in SL Maths Application and Interpretation or 4 in HL Maths Analysis and Approach if not held at GCSE.
BTEC Extended National Diploma: DDD in Business diploma with strong GCSE background including Mathematics at grade B (5) and English Language at grade C (4).
T Levels: Distinction in Finance (plus 5 GCSEs at grade 5 including Maths and English)
Our economics graduates have gone onto work for employers such as:
We also have a student entrepreneurship academic lead who provides links with our students and the Innovation Hub.
Contemporary Issues in Economics, Finance and Business (year-long module)
Four of our economics courses share the exact same first year. This means that you can switch to any of these degrees at the end of your first year:
Choose one option module from:
Choose three option modules from:
Business Data Science
Then choose two option modules from: