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Data de início
2020 - 2021
Bachelor of Science
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The ever-changing global economy makes headlines on a daily basis, shaping the world in which we live socially, politically and economically. Consequently, there is a strong demand in businesses throughout the world for economics experts who can contextualise a financial situation, spot opportunities for savings and profit or identify the root of financial problems. We have a strong focus on graduate employability, with employment skills embedded in our Economistâ??s Toolkit modules alongside research methods and analytical skills. Our Business Futures team, based in Coventry Business Schoolâ??s William Morris building, will also be on hand to offer you help and guidance in securing placements or internships, as well as preparing you to apply for graduate roles. This course, one of three pathways offered in the field of economics, aims to give you a thorough grounding in economic concepts and principles, along with all the mathematical, computing and statistical tools you will need to make informed business decisions. Upon successful completion of your first year, which has the same modules as our Economics BSc and Financial Economics BSc, you will have the opportunity to switch to one of those courses, giving you the flexibility to work out what area of economics interests you before deciding to focus on it (for international students, course changes are subject to Tier 4 compliance approval). Optional modules offered cover topics as wide-ranging as the economics of business organisations, the economics of globalisation, and health economics. Throughout the course, we will provide you with the training to help you to think like an economist; you will have the opportunity to become adept in numeracy, IT and the use of statistical methods, developing advanced skills in problem solving and decision making. A strength of our course is its practical focus; youâ??ll have opportunities to participate in skills development workshops, as well as economic experiments based on real-life situations, such as the chance to run your own production line. You will also have the opportunity to gain exposure to relevant software through hands-on experience. This experience aims to familiarise you with analytical programmes that economists use in practice, from quantitative software such as Oxmetrics or GRETL to economic and financial databases, such as World Economic Indicators, Eurostat and Thomson Reuters Eikon. You will also have the opportunity to apply for a Placement Year to take in your third year, which in the past has seen students working for a wide range of organisations and companies, including Barclays and the Government Economic Service, or studying at one of our partner institutions that are spread across Europe, Asia and America. Key Course Benefits
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