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BA (Hons) Economics for Business with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

Interested in studying Economics but don’t have the formal qualifications to join our honours degree right now? If you choose to start at Foundation Year stage, you can still achieve the full BA (Hons) Economics for Business and gain an excellent head start towards your career as an economist.

  • Complete your honours degree in four years by beginning at foundation level
  • Develop all the professional attributes expected of an economist in business or organisational consultancy
  • Gain vital hands-on experience in our brand new Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab
  • Apply latest economic theories to businesses, markets, industries and countries using up-to-the-minute data and information services
  • Work on consultancy projects where you can solve real problems for real businesses
  • Take an optional placement year or summer internship to raise your professional profile
  • Learn from inspirational experts at the forefront of the profession
  • Build a broad portfolio of business, research and analytical skills to enhance your career prospects
  • Gain the ideal platform to join graduate management and financial training schemes or to progress to postgraduate studies
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