Congratulations on becoming an offer-holder in BSc Economics at The University of Manchester.
Undertake deep and highly structured training in the core of Economics, with a focus on enhancing and applying quantitative and analytical skills, and developing specialist knowledge in advanced areas of modern Economics.
Gain a specialist degree at a large university with a world of opportunities.
We are 7th in the UK for economics and econometrics (QS World University Rankings 2020).
Your next steps
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
Our flexible Economics BSc enables you to build a specialised degree to invest in a career that suits your interests.
Economists are employed in a variety of settings and Manchester graduates earn an average salary of £39,500 after five years (Discover Uni).
You will leave Manchester with the knowledge and transferable skills needed to take the next step towards your chosen career path.
Anneliese Roberts talks about her time on BSc Economics, her placement, and the positives of joining the Economics society.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
We've worked hard to ensure you have a rich learning experience despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.
You will benefit from an engaging and interactive learning experience and expertise in your area of interest through exciting course units.
Being a part of a society will enrich your student experience, enhance your career prospects and help you to create a lively social network with other students.
Find out how joining a society can enrich your general student experience.
Support on your course
We foster a vibrant learning community among staff and students in our Economics department.
You’ll make friends through our many student societies, activities, and receive support from students through our peer-assisted support scheme.
Providing high-quality education
Your learning environment
We know this year has been challenging and uncertain for you all.
Whatever happens next, we will provide you with a quality learning environment while adjusting to any changes in public health guidelines.
Details of how teaching may change can be found below.
We don’t compromise on your student experience.
Lectures are usually delivered in person, on campus, and supported by seminars, group work and online activities to consolidate your learning.
Currently, all lectures are delivered online, usually live or occasionally pre-recorded, with supporting activities, such as Q&A sessions, and discussion boards, which are delivered through our online learning environment.
Seminars are smaller group sessions led by a member of staff which give you the opportunity to discuss topics covered in your lectures, in depth.
Currently, seminars are hosted online and, if possible, in a COVID-safe learning space on campus.
Students are offered extra support through Q&A sessions or discussion boards.
This could include working with other students to discuss a case, prepare and deliver a presentation, or to write a report.
Group work is important to consolidate and deepen your knowledge as well as develop important transferable skills.
Currently, group work takes place online through platforms including Zoom breakout rooms and Blackboard Collaborate.
Economics at Manchester
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