1. My course optionsCourse options
  2. Course info
  3. My top 5

BSc (Hons) Economics with English Language Studies (two-year degree)

University of Buckingham
Make sure to register or to save your preferences and uni choices!
Key facts Update preferences
Distance
Location:
Main Site
Miles from home:
add postcode to get distance
Train time:
Car time:
National student survey KIS
University score:
97%

Graduate salary information not available.

Financial KIS

Graduate salary information not available.

Course details
Course UCAS code: L1QH
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 2 Years
Course Summary:
The University of Buckingham is: o Home of the 2-year degree – less cost and more focus o Top for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide) o Top for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey and Complete University Guide) o Small group teaching focused – student:staff ratio of 11:1 o Flexible – start your course in September or January If you see yourself working as an advisor in a national or international agency, as a teacher or a journalist, or if you simply wish to keep your options open before going on to a career in business or the professions, the economics programme will be an attractive alternative. In this programme you have an enhanced opportunity of studying problems of economic policy. The problem of achieving macroeconomic and exchange rate stability has been of great importance to many countries in recent years for example, while microeconomic issues such as the allocation of resources to health or to raising environmental quality continue to figure prominently in public discussion. An economics degree gives you a perfect opportunity to study these issues. This programme will be attractive to students for whom English is a second language and who are expecting to use their English in any future career in an international business environment. English Language Studies consists of modules which focus on a range of perspectives (e.g. Diversity and Change in English, or Language, Society and Power); some modules also provide opportunities for students to improve their English for academic purposes (e.g. English Composition).
Modules:
Econometrics, The Economics of Europe, European Industrial Revolutions, History of Economic Thought, Industrial Organisation and Strategy, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management, Introduction to Management Accounting, Issues in Developing Economies and the MENA Region, Legal Economics 2, Macroeconomic Policy, Microeconomic Policy, Microeconomic Theory, Political Communication, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Public Sector Economics, Quantitative Methods 1, Quantitative Methods 2, Regulation and Privatisation, Statistics for Business and Economics, Welfare Economics, Change in English, Discourse and Debate, Diversity in English, English Composition, Global Communication, Intercultural Communication, Language and Society, Language and Power.
Assessment Methods:
Teaching is carried out through a combination of lectures supported by seminars and tutorials. A key feature of the Buckingham teaching method is the use of small tutorial groups which provide the most effective means of ensuring that the students benefit from the academic expertise at their disposal. It is also the philosophy of Buckingham's faculty to be available to students outside the scheduled tutorial times and to encourage good working relationships between staff and students. A range of activities is pursued within the tutorial groups depending upon the module. Some modules emphasise problem solving as a means of reinforcing and cementing the important ideas – for example the module in Microeconomic Theory. Occasionally we use game playing to encourage discussion and understanding – for example when competing groups of students try to control a computer model of the economy in Principles of Macroeconomics. Other modules place greater emphasis on writing short and accurate technical pieces (Welfare Economics) or longer more discursive papers. The assessment of individual modules within each course varies according to the subject. Assessment is usually by examination, assessed coursework, or a combination of the two.
Application deadline details:

15 January

Not specified
Not specified
Not specified
Not specified
Not specified

A great small town, with the markets a definite highlight - they are a great opportunity to get bargain stuff for your flat, The locals are very friendly, and you'll definitely get to know everyone - the social life is quite intimate, think of it a bit like a giant 6th form rather than the typical university experience. The SU holds a lot of great events throughout the year, so there's loads to do.

Set for Whole course for EU at £25,200
Set for Whole course for England at £25,200
Set for Whole course for Northern Ireland at £25,200
Set for Whole course for Scotland at £25,200
Set for Whole course for Wales at £25,200
Set for Whole course for Channel Islands at £25,200
Set for Whole course for International at £34,800
International Studies, Economics Admissions:
Tel. 01280 820369
Email. [email protected]

International Studies, Economics Admissions:
Tel. 01280 820369
Email. [email protected]

 
Top TSR member reviews
  • Lud's avatar by Lud on 24th January 2019
    So far its great. I also think that the semesters are well thought. Since recession summerjobs are not readily available for international students in the UK and I really don't want to waste four months of my year in doing nothing.
  • Dazza happy's avatar by Dazza happy on 20th November 2018
    This is a university that allows one to become the person they’ve always wanted to, in a stimulating and friendly environment
  •  
     
    Ask a question
    Super! Your question has now been posted
    Your question will be posted in the University of Buckingham forum

    Please enter what your question is about.

    Please enter your question.

    Your message must have two characters or more.

    Connect with other students interested in this course

    Stay ahead of the uni application process by connecting with students who are applying to this uni. Keep up to date with who is getting interviews, when they receive offers and if they have accepted a place.

    3,794
    students are already connected at University of Buckingham
    Update your information
    Distance from home
    1. OR choose a region(s)
    Your predicted grades
    1. Total points: 0
    2. add another

    The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE