Management with Economics (BA, BA (Hons))

Robert Gordon University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA, BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

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How you will study

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About Management with Economics at Robert Gordon University

This course at Aberdeen Business School combines management and economics, two important areas of business.

In addition to the underpinning management subjects, the course covers modules in Industrial Economics, European Economy, Economics of Financial Markets, Business Economics and Transition Economics. You will also develop knowledge and competence in areas such as communication, IT, teamwork, handling of information and critical analysis, which employers identify as being essential for a business professional.

What you will study

Year 1

  • Management Development Programme

  • Business Ethics

  • Marketing

  • Introductory Economics

  • The Financial Environment

  • Introduction to Management Accounting

  • Management Concepts

  • People Management

  • International Business

Year 2

  • Business Data Analysis

  • Introduction to Finance

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • The Economic Environment

  • Business Law

  • Business Finance

  • Business Economics

  • Enterprise Development

  • You may also choose to spend Semester 1 undertaking a period of Study Abroad with a partner foreign university.

Year 3

  • Placement Students -

- Placement
- Management Report
- Research Methods
  • Non Placement Students -

- Business Research and Professional Development
- Accounting
- Finance and Economics Literature Project
- New Business Project
- Four Option Modules.
  • or for Advanced Entry students -

- The Economic Environment
- Business Economics
- Two Option Modules

  • Study Abroad Students

- One year of Study Abroad with a partner foreign university.

Year 4

  • Dissertation, Business Strategy,

  • Industrial Economics

  • European Economy

  • Labour Market Economics

  • 2 Option Modules

Entry requirements

SQA Higher BCC

GCE A Level CC

ILC Higher BC1C1

IB Diploma 24

Alternative Qualifications: Equivalent overseas qualifications and some access programmes will be considered. Applications welcomed from students with alternative qualifications and relevant work experience.

Degree Link Programme: Appropriate HNC qualifications from one of our partner FE Colleges will be considered for year 2 entry.

Appropriate HND qualifications from one of our partner FE Colleges will be considered for year 3 entry. Students will follow the class-based taught route as an alternative to a placement in year 3.

Placements and accreditations

The optional work placement in year 3 brings a sense of realism and dynamism to your course and is highly regarded by employers as preparation for employment. As a Management with Economics student you can choose to apply for a placement within a related function, or within alternative business functions should you wish to broaden your functional expertise. There are placement opportunities locally, nationally and internationally with small, medium and large organisations both in the private and public sectors.

Fees and bursaries

UK/EU Students

  • New students: £1820 for academic year 2010/11

Students from Scotland and the EU are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

If you are from England, Wales or Northern Ireland you should apply to the appropriate funding body.

  • England -

  • Wales -

  • Northern Ireland -

International Students

  • New students: £8650 for academic year 2010/11

The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.


A number of scholarships are available to students studying within the Management Programme many of which include a placement and financial funding during your course. The following scholarships are available to students on this course:

  • Talisman

  • KCA Deutag

  • Petrofac

  • The Fiona Fuller Business Scholarship sponsored by Pöyry

  • The Stewart Milne Group Scholarship

How to apply

All applications should be made through UCAS. You must apply online at Once you register and create your username and password you are guided through the process of applying. After submission, log in to your UCAS Track account and you can see the progress of your application, view and respond to your offers.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA, BA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
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Entry requirements for this course

Contact Robert Gordon University to find course entry requirements.

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