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    I'm currently looking at universities because I'm applying for 2015/2016.
    i was wondering what are some of the best universities to study business economics or a business course with a strong economic focus.
    i'm an international applicant from france (i'm half british) so my qualifications won't be a-levels but equivalents
    thanks in advance for your help
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    Economics - Cambridge, Oxford, LSE, UCL, Warwick, Bristol, Kings, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Durham
    Business / Management - Oxford, LSE, Warwick, UCL, Bristol, Bath, St Andrews, Durham
    It depends somewhat on whether you have other preferences, like where you would like to study - some people do not like London, some do not like small towns like St Andrews …..
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    Exeter is also an excellent choice,see enclosed.
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    (Original post by Film)
    Exeter is also an excellent choice,see enclosed.
    Thank you very much to both of you!
    Some of the unis you suggested I have checked out. So far, Exeter, Warwick are favourites. My advisor said that Oxbridge is too hard. Durham and St Andrews are in small towns so they don't tempt me lol.
    My problem is that most unis don't offer the exact course I'm looking for but I'm wondering if I'm too picky or not?
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    (Original post by jedanselemyia)
    Thank you very much to both of you!
    Some of the unis you suggested I have checked out. So far, Exeter, Warwick are favourites. My advisor said that Oxbridge is too hard. Durham and St Andrews are in small towns so they don't tempt me lol.
    My problem is that most unis don't offer the exact course I'm looking for but I'm wondering if I'm too picky or not?
    The actual name of the course is not that important. You should go check out the actual core units and options available in each course. Most undergraduate business and economics courses cover similar subject matter in the first year, to lay the foundation. Business courses obviously cover many other subjects including Economics whilst Economic courses are more focussed on economic subjects. If you are more inclined towards economics, then Economics will be more suitable as there will be options in 2nd and 3rd years for you to choose more specific economics subjects that are more relevant. There may not be a course called Business Economics but there will be courses like Industrial Economics, Economics for Managers etc.
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    (Original post by jedanselemyia)
    I'm currently looking at universities because I'm applying for 2015/2016.
    i was wondering what are some of the best universities to study business economics or a business course with a strong economic focus.
    i'm an international applicant from france (i'm half british) so my qualifications won't be a-levels but equivalents
    thanks in advance for your help
    Check this out. It may be the course you are looking for. http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/und...-ba-hons-l102/
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    (Original post by GandalfWhite)
    The actual name of the course is not that important. You should go check out the actual core units and options available in each course. Most undergraduate business and economics courses cover similar subject matter in the first year, to lay the foundation. Business courses obviously cover many other subjects including Economics whilst Economic courses are more focussed on economic subjects. If you are more inclined towards economics, then Economics will be more suitable as there will be options in 2nd and 3rd years for you to choose more specific economics subjects that are more relevant. There may not be a course called Business Economics but there will be courses like Industrial Economics, Economics for Managers etc.
    Yes, I've done some research and I've realised that. However, some unis are better than others in describing the true content of their modules, but oh well
    Do you know if an Economics course has heavy math? Because it's something I wouldn't handle since I'm not that good and I have been taught Maths in French all my life (I know that math is math regardless of the language but still)
    I guess the variety of business is what appeals to me but i'd still like to specialise in economics.
    It's true, so far the courses I've chosen all have different names but are in the same "pool"
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    (Original post by GandalfWhite)
    Check this out. It may be the course you are looking for. http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/study/und...-ba-hons-l102/
    thank you very much x
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    Hey salut, je danse le mia aussi, très bon gout musicaux ahaha.
    Oui, je suis français.

    J'attaque un cours d'éco (L100) à UCL l'année prochaine, donc composante en maths assez importante. J'ai fait des maths en français toute ma vie (série bac S), mais c'est tout à fait surmontable, m'a-t-on dit.

    Tu peux avoir une idée de ce qui est nécessaire en maths sur ce pdf: http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/th...mula_sheet.pdf
    Après une term, rien de difficile!
    Bonne continuation, pm moi si tu as quelques questions en plus.

    Ciao
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    (Original post by jedanselemyia)
    Yes, I've done some research ap0nd I've realised that. However, some unis are better than others in describing the true content of their modules, but oh well
    Do you know if an Economics course has heavy math? Because it's something I wouldn't handle since I'm not that good and I have been taught Maths in French all my life (I know that math is math regardless of the language but still)
    I guess the variety of business is what appeals to me but i'd still like to specialise in economics.
    It's true, so far the courses I've chosen all have different names but are in the same "pool"
    In that case check out joint degrees like Economics and Management, for example, in Bristol or Durham. Durham has a Business Economics course too. If you don't want economics that are too math heavy then avoid Oxbridge, LSE, UCL and Warwick. Lots of other universities to choose from.
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    (Original post by jedanselemyia)
    Yes, I've done some research and I've realised that. However, some unis are better than others in describing the true content of their modules, but oh well
    Do you know if an Economics course has heavy math? Because it's something I wouldn't handle since I'm not that good and I have been taught Maths in French all my life (I know that math is math regardless of the language but still)
    I guess the variety of business is what appeals to me but i'd still like to specialise in economics.
    It's true, so far the courses I've chosen all have different names but are in the same "pool"
    Also if ypu want less emphasis on Maths then look for B.A. instead of BSc eg Sheffield has a BA in Business Mgmt and Economics https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/prospect...do?id=NL212015
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    Hey salut, je danse le mia aussi, très bon gout musicaux ahaha.
    Oui, je suis français.

    J'attaque un cours d'éco (L100) à UCL l'année prochaine, donc composante en maths assez importante. J'ai fait des maths en français toute ma vie (série bac S), mais c'est tout à fait surmontable, m'a-t-on dit.

    Tu peux avoir une idée de ce qui est nécessaire en maths sur ce pdf: http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/th...mula_sheet.pdf
    Après une term, rien de difficile!
    Bonne continuation, pm moi si tu as quelques questions en plus.

    Ciao
    I'm "pming" you right now. i got blocked on a thread a few days ago because i wrote french on it
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    (Original post by GandalfWhite)
    In that case check out joint degrees like Economics and Management, for example, in Bristol or Durham. Durham has a Business Economics course too. If you don't want economics that are too math heavy then avoid Oxbridge, LSE, UCL and Warwick. Lots of other universities to choose from.
    Thanks! x
    In the unis you've mentionned, I'm only going to apply for Warwick and for International Management
    Yes, it's true, my advisor wants me to pick unis outside the top 20 and some of them are really good
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    (Original post by GandalfWhite)
    Also if ypu want less emphasis on Maths then look for B.A. instead of BSc eg Sheffield has a BA in Business Mgmt and Economics https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/prospect...do?id=NL212015
    Thank you!
    Sheffield is an interesting uni
    Are in uni, by the way?
 
 
 
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