BA Economics and Data Analytics / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- BA (Econ and Social Studies) Hons
- 3 or 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
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- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
6,6,5 at Higher level, 35 points overall. Applicants offering Mathematics or Maths Studies at Standard or Higher level must achieve a minimum of grade 5. Applicants taking English Language A must achieve grade 4 at Higher or Standard level. Applicants offering English Language B must achieve grade 5 at Higher level and grade 6 at Standard level.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
For this programme of study we will accept: Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at SL or HL and students must achieve a minimum of Grade 5
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Apply through UCAS
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- Learn economics theories and how to contrast these theories in real life, using data analytic and data science techniques.
- Use data and data analytic methods to evaluate policies, understand trends of macroeconomic aggregates, predict and classify economic phenomena, and map and analyse complex network relationships between firms, institutions, policy makers and other agents in society.
- Enjoy using a variety of statistical software used in government, industry, and academia, including R, SPSS and other popular packages.
- Have the opportunity to study abroad or complete a professional placement on a four-year optional course.
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