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Economics [with Foundation Year]

Anglia Ruskin University
  • Data de início

    2020 - 2021
  • Fees

    £9 250
  • Study mode

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  • Campus

    Cambridge Campus
  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science

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Explore the fascinating, far-reaching field of economics and the business disciplines that have evolved from it â?? including finance, management and marketing. Find out how we use economics in our everyday lives, and gain a range of skills that are highly valued by employers. Economics relates to every aspect of our lives: government policies; health; labour; and population, to name but a few. It affects the decisions we all make on a daily basis, both at home and at work. Training in economics is valued by employers because it teaches transferable skills. On our degree course, youâ??ll learn the theory and practice you need to become a professional economist. Weâ??ll help you to approach problems logically; become familiar with handling and interpreting quantitative data; and develop your ability to question/critique the quantitative analysis of others. Our seminars are a lively mix of formats, involving teamwork, problem solving and presentations. Meanwhile, your coursework will help you to develop skills in time management, literature review, critical evaluation and communication â?? all very desirable skills in the workplace. Throughout the course, youâ??ll benefit from lectures and seminars on careers, looking at CV preparation, job-hunting, obtaining work experience and using social media. Weâ??ll encourage you to reflect on your strengths and areas for development, and to make plans to strengthen your skills and experience in preparation for your career. This course requires a considerable commitment in terms of time and energy and although it covers a lot of mathematics, the most important success criteria are enthusiasm and dedication. If wish to prepare yourself for the course and/or improve your math skills, you will able to find extensive resources in the Further Mathematics support network ( or the NRICH website ( The following reading list provides some information about the scope and content of the course. You will find it easier to understand many of the issues covered in the course if you have a basic familiarity with key developments: â?? Bleaney, M. and Greenaway, D. (eds), 1996. A Guide to Modern Economics. London: Francis and Taylor. â?? Blyth, M., 2002. Great Transformations: Economic Ideas and Institutional Change in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press â?? Chang, H-J., 2011. 23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism. London: Penguin Books â?? Chang, H-J., 2014. Economics: A Userâ??s Guide. London: Bloomsbury Publishing â?? Dasgupta, P., 2007. Economics: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press â?? Graeber, D., 2011: Debt: The First 5,000 Years. New York: Melville House Publishing â?? Heilbroner, R., 1953. The Worldly Philosophers. London: Penguin Books (latest edition) â?? Keen, S., 2011. Debunking Economics: The Naked Emperor Dethroned? London: Zed Books Ltd. â?? Levitt, S.D. and Dubner, S.J., 2006. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. London: Penguin Books â?? Milanovic, B. 2016. Global Inequality. Cambridge: Harvard University Press â?? Skidelsky, R., 2009.Keynes: The Return of the Master. London: Penguin Books â?? Stiglitz, J.E., 2013. The Price of Inequality. London: Penguin Books