BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Economics and Management

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

The Economics and Management undergraduate degree provides a deep understanding of how the economy and corporations function, how resources are allocated and how incentives are aligned between shareholders, managers and employees. Economics examines how consumers, firms and governments make decisions which eventually determine the allocation of resources and output growth. Management is concerned with the organisation and coordination of the activities of a business in order to achieve defined objectives. In the final year, students will have the opportunity to choose from a range of management courses such as Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures, International Marketing and Strategic Management, along with specialist courses in economics.

Programme description

The Economics and Management undergraduate degree provides a deep understanding of how the economy and corporations function, how resources are allocated and how incentives are aligned between shareholders, managers and employees. Economics examines how consumers, firms and governments make decisions which eventually determine the allocation of resources and output growth. Management is concerned with the organisation and coordination of the activities of a business in order to achieve defined objectives. In the final year, students will have the opportunity to choose from a range of management courses such as Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures, International Marketing and Strategic Management, along with specialist courses in economics.

Key Modules

As one of our graduates you will have a wide range of career options at your fingertips as well as key skills and knowledge which are in great demand.

Past graduates have gone on to work in the following areas:

  • The City: Merrill Lynch (Brokers), NatWest (Financing Futures)
  • Chartered Accountancy: PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG
  • Central Government: the Bank of England, the Treasury, the Cabinet Office, the Department of Transport
  • Local Government: Finance Departments, Corporate Planning, the National Audit Office, Health Trusts/Authorities
  • Industry: BP, Rank Xerox, Marks and Spencer, ICL
  • Other: CBI, the Civil Aviation Authority, British Airways
Module & Subject

The BSc consists of both compulsory and optional modules, a typical selection can be found below. Modules can vary from year to year, but these offer a good idea of what we teach.

Level 1

Compulsory

  • Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Financial Markets
  • Professional Stills and Statistics
  • Organizational Behaviour and Analysis

Level 2

Compulsory

  • Microeconomic Principles II
  • Macroeconomic Principles II
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Marketing Research
  • Human Resource Management and its International Dimensions
  • Critical Perspectives in Management

Level 3

Compulsory

  • Managerial and Industrial Economics

Options

Choose 1 from

  • Economics Project
  • Issues and Controversies in Management

Plus 1 from

  • The Economics of Labour Markets
  • International Money and Finance
  • Development Economics
  • Further Econometrics

Plus choose 2 from

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures
  • International Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability and Governance
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  14800.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER