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BSc (Hons) Economics

Sheffield Hallam University
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Course UCAS code: L1L1
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**Course summary** •Study a course balanced between theory and practice to understand the disciplines of economics. •Acquire key analytical, problem solving, communication, quantitative and computing skills to address business problems. •Undertake relevant work experience with an optional one-year work placement to prepare for your career. Gain economic insights by exploring the economic modelling approach and by challenging your way of thinking. Work closely with real world economic data, statistical packages and econometric software such as IBM SPSS and Stata. Develop your professional competencies, employability skills and career development potential, through activities that use the context of work and real world experiences. Our lectures are informative and engaging, and you are encouraged to be an active participant via our electronic voting system or by using free apps, such as Socrative, on your smartphone. The seminars address an in-depth exploration of issues covered in lectures, where you can improve and develop self-confidence, teamwork and interpersonal communication skills. You learn through •lectures •seminars •IT sessions •workshops •work experience •guest speakers •coursework •examinations **Applied learning** Work placements You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Your academic and professional advisor helps you in your second year, and a placement officer supports you while you are on placement. You can also apply for a 6-12 week summer vacation placement scheme with the Government Economic Service that could help you secure a job in the civil service. Live projects In your final year you get a chance to apply your specialist knowledge and develop your research, analysis and communication skills in the consultancy module. You work in groups to investigate and propose solutions to a specific economics related issue for a client company or local authority body.
Year 1 Compulsory modules Module: Introduction To Macroeconomics Credits: 20.00 Module: Introduction To Microeconomics Credits: 20.00 Module: Introduction To Statistics Credits: 20.00 Module: Maths For Economics Credits: 20.00 Module: Professional Skills In Economics Credits: 20.00 Elective modules Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Module: Foundations Of International Business Credits: 20.00 Year 2 Compulsory modules Module: Alternative Perspectives In Economics Credits: 20.00 Module: Intermediate Macroeconomics Credits: 20.00 Module: Intermediate Microeconomics Credits: 20.00 Module: Introduction To Econometrics Credits: 20.00 Module: Management Competencies For Economics Credits: 20.00 Elective modules Module: Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making Credits: 20.00 Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Module: International Entrepreneurship Credits: 20.00 Module: Leading And Managing Teams Credits: 20.00 Year 4 Compulsory modules Module: Advanced Topics In Macroeconomics Credits: 20.00 Module: Applied Econometrics Credits: 20.00 Module: Economics Consultancy Project Credits: 20.00 Module: Industrial Economics Credits: 20.00 Elective modules Module: Behavioural Economics Credits: 20.00 Module: Business In The European Economy Credits: 20.00 Module: Econometrics For Business And Economics Credits: 20.00 Module: Financial Performance Management Credits: 20.00 Module: Global Financial Markets Credits: 20.00 Module: Global Supply Chain Management Credits: 20.00
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15 January

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  • MellieMelody's avatar by MellieMelody on 24th January 2019
    I think Hallam can be a great university, especially if you choose to live in and want a good night life. The only real downside to it is the poor management of timetables, but that may be relevant to my course only.
  • by Anonymous on 1st October 2015
    5 start 10/10 would do again
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