Business Economics

On this business economics extended degree you’ll be able to tailor the course to meet your own interests or career aspirations.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Business Economics

Degree Duration

5 years :

1 year pathway + 4 year degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

January | September

Degree Overview

This degree programme will provide you with a solid grounding in business economics and apply economic theory and data handling skills to analyse data and use industry-standard statistical software and databases, giving you vital experience for employment and postgraduate study.

Choosing option modules will enable you to shape your degree to your own areas of interest or to the needs of your future career.
Business economics graduates pursue careers in private and public companies, government and non-governmental organisations.

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When joining this degree, you may need to purchase books for your studies, as well as specific computer software (estimate, £150 per year).

Why Study this Degree

Courses in Economics at Greenwich university are ranked in TOP 5 for satisfaction in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022)

Greenwich are a national leader in applied real-world economics that learns from history and embraces diversity.

Graduates can work as business economists for the government, non-governmental organisations, or private and public companies in roles such as economists, analysts, management consultants, investment advisers, finance and investment analysts, financial administrators, investment and merchant bankers.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Greenwich

Greenwich campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is home to a modern university that builds excellent professional prospects.

First established in 1890 as Woolwich Polytechnic, the University of Greenwich today is a modern institution with strong links to business and an emphasis on helping students meet the demands of a fast-changing workplace.

Located at the heart of London, with the picturesque buildings of London Stock Exchange only a few kilometres away. Students will be living and studying in one of the great financial centres of the business world and within proximity to some renowned global businesses.

Students will be able to enjoy all the finer things a vibrant multicultural city such as London can offer including a wide variety of social activities.