BA (Hons) Economics

Nottingham Trent University (NTU)
Leicester, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
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Entry Requirements

You will need:

  • 280 UCAS tariff points achieved from three A-levels or from two A-levels and two AS-levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent qualifications.
  • GCSE Maths at grade B or above and English Language at grade C or above.
  • IELTS 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component
  • Cambridge CAE [B]
  • Cambridge CPE [C]
  • GCSE English [C]
  • IGCSE English (as a first or second language) [C]
  • International Baccalaureate (English A or B syllabus or English Literature Standard or Higher level) [Grade 4]
  • AS or A Level English Language or English Literature [A-E]
  • O-level English [C]
  • International Foundation Programmes studied in the UK. We can sometimes accept a certain grade in the English component of the course, usually around 65%.
  • Pearsons Test of English (Academic) 62 with minimum 51 in each component, and 54 with minimum 51 in each component l for Art and Design practice-based courses.
  • University of Reading (TEEP)


Year One

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods for Economists
  • Economics in Graduate Occupations
  • Economic History and Thought
  • Introductory Finance for Economists

Year Two

  • Economic Principles and Applications I
  • Econometrics
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Study abroad
  • Enterprise project
  • Community project
  • Internship
  • Taught modules (see below)

Placement students and full-time students that have selected taught modules above will study:

  • Economic Principles and Applications II
  • Political Economy

Plus one optional module from:

  • Applied Economics
  • Management Accounting for Decision Making

Year Three

  • Placement year for those on the four-year course. Students also have the option to study abroad with a partner institution for the year, or a combination of both studying abroad and working.

Final year

  • Leadership and Employability
  • Research Project
  • Macroeconomic Issues and Policy
  • Choice and Welfare
  • Jean Monnet Europe and the World Economy

Plus one optional module from:

  • Contemporary Economic Perspectives
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Econometric Methods

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