You will study courses in quantitative methods, professional practice, economic history and managerial economics in this highly regarded programme.
A range of optional courses will enable you to tailor the programme to your own particular interests. You will gain practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation, and transferable skills in analysis, decision making and communication, all of which are highly valued by employers.Employability
We have strong connections with companies in Canary Wharf, one of the UK's financial centres. This offers you networking, mentoring and internship opportunities, making it a perfect location to start your career.
You will work on an extended project in your final year and have the option to undertake a work placement to help develop core skills.
Youwill connect with employers through our dedicated Business SchoolEmployability Team who focus on developing your employmentskills. They also provide you with CV support and will inviteyou to employment fairs to network with employers and recruiters fromindustries. The team was shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
We are actively improving job prospects for graduatesthrough the support we provide. According to survey findings, 93 per centof 2014/15 Greenwich graduates looking for work were already in jobs or furtherstudy by January 2016.Experience abroad
You can participate in the Erasmus+ internationalexchange programme. This will help improve your language skills and give youexperience of living and working in another country. The Erasmus+ Schemeprovides a grant towards the cost of studying abroad for a year.Extracurricular activities
Our GreenwichEmployability Passport schemerecognises and rewards your participation in additional activities such aspart-time work, volunteering, student societies or industry guest lectures.
We will also encourage you to join societies such as Trading and Investment and take part in competitions like the UK Trading Challenge. We are proud that our team of first year Greenwich students won the competition, beating teams from many other universities.Business start-up
You will be encouraged to enter the university's Enterprise Challenge which rewards student entrepreneurship and innovation. Previous winners received a prize of £5,000 for their idea of developing an enterprise and study hub.Ranking
Our economics programmes were ranked:
- First in London for student satisfaction in both the Guardian University Guide 2016 and the Complete University Guide 2017
- Top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.
According to the Economist, we are one of only three UK universities taking a broader approach to economics. We are leading the way in which the subject is taught, and are considered a leading model by many universities.