Kingston University London - Business Economics BSc (Hons)

Kingston University London

Business Economics BSc (Hons)

This course has a unique pluralistic approach. You'll discover a wide variety of economic thought and theories, and therefore learn to understand and address problems from a range of perspectives. You'll study why businesses, people, and government make decisions and the consequences of these decisions.

This course focuses on the real-life application of economics. You'll explore how businesses operate in the economy and can choose to study the financial aspects of business and specialist aspects of economics.

You'll use industry-standard IT Facilities and develop many further skills that are highly valued by employers. These include analytical, numerical, data analysis, and problem-solving skills, and the use of specialist statistical software.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • You'll study economics from a wide range of perspectives. This helps you to think 'outside the box' - a definitive advantage in the job market.
  • This course is flexible. After the first year, you can either stay on this program or switch to Economics or Financial Economics.
  • You'll have the option to study abroad at one of our partner universities.

Entry Requirements

  • 112-128 UCAS tariff points (to include at least two A-levels or equivalent qualifications); Degree with foundation year 48
  • BTEC Lvl3 National: Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM)
  • Candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*-C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading.)
  • IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5

Career Prospects

Economics graduates work as economists, analysts, and consultants, for both private and public sector businesses and organizations. They often pursue careers in the City of London and the civil service. Many also progress to postgraduate study.

Type of jobs:

  • Area manager
  • Consultant
  • Marketeer
  • Sales consultant


  • Arcadia Group
  • Backstop
  • Edexcel
  • London Eye
  • Talarius
  • United Biscuits

Course Details

This course builds your knowledge of core topics and different schools of thought in economics. Our Business Economics BSc (Hons) focuses on how economics can be applied to business. You will focus on economic analysis of business activities and understand how businesses operate in the economy. You can also choose to study the financial aspects of business and specialist aspects of economics.

In The First Year provides a historical background to modern economics, whilst exploring a range of economic principles and perspectives. You will also begin to study the mathematical and statistical foundations essential to the study of economics.

Year 1

Becoming an Economist
Economic Policy and Principles
Economics Quantitatively Treated 1

Year 2

Competition and the Firm
Economics Quantitatively Treated 2

Final Year

Core Modules:
Working as an Economist
Economics of Organisations and Strategy
Optional Modules:
International Trade and Finance
Mathematical Economics
Money, Banking and Financial Markets
Development Economics

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