Comments about BA Economics - At the institution - Sheffield - South Yorkshire
grounding in modern economic theory, incorporating the issues underlying current debates on economic policy and the quantitative and analytical skills essential for economists. You will learn a way of thinking that can be applied to challenges in many areas of contemporary concern.
Opportunities to study abroad for a period of your course are available through the Socrates-Erasmus and Study Abroad programmes.
-GCE/VCE A Levels - BBB -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - BB+BB -BTEC: 2 Distinctions and 1 Merit -Scottish Highers - Two Scottish Advanced Highers plus two Highers BB+BB -Irish Leaving Cert. - ABBBB -International Baccalaureate - 32 points -Core Requirements - Grade B in GCSE Maths or equivalent. Economics not essential. Three A Levels preferred to two A Levels plus two AS Levels. Maximum of one single award VCE A Level accepted.
This is a list of modules that have been offered in the past. We expect similar modules to be offered for courses starting in 2009.
Typical First Year Modules
-Economic Analysis and Policy 1
-Economic Analysis and Policy 2
-Statistical Methods for Economics
-Mathematical Methods for Economics 1
-Mathematical Methods for Economics 2
Typical Second Year Modules
-Economics of the European Union
-Further Mathematical Methods for Economics
-The Economics of Education
-The Economics of Well Being
Typical Third Year Modules
-Advanced Economic Analysis
-Environmental and Resource Economics
-Public Sector Economics
-The International Economy
- BSc Economics