Economics and Management with a Year in Industry (BA (Hons))

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BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

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September

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About Economics and Management with a Year in Industry at University of Kent

Our academics in Kent’s School of Economics are internationally recognised for their research and are exciting and innovative teachers who place a particular emphasis on making economics relevant to the real world. As a Kent Economics and Management student, you develop the skills to analyse and discuss crucial areas in the discipline and are challenged to contribute and defend your own theories and solutions. Our degree programme In your first year, you are introduced to economic theory and practice as well as to management studies and the business sector more broadly. You then move on to learn about different methods of analysis including statistics used in both subject areas. During all stages of your studies, you have the opportunity to choose specialist modules that suit your interests and include topics like financial crises, human resource management, mathematical economics and political economy.   In your final year of study, there is an option to take a dissertation module on a subject of your choice, which allows you to focus in detail on an area you are particularly passionate about. Year in industry This programme includes the opportunity to spend a year working in industry between Stages 2 and 3. This greatly enhances your CV and gives you the opportunity to apply your academic skills in a practical context. In previous years students have worked at: Bank of England Government Economic Service (GES) Deloitte Ernst & Young PwC Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). You are responsible for finding your placement, but the School offers structured support for the application process. You must pass Stage 2 of your degree before you can embark on the year in industry. Study resources You have access to a wide range of topical journals and books in hard copy and digital format through Kent’s Templeman Library. Your designated academic adviser provides guidance for your studies and academic development. At the School of Economics, we also run a peer mentoring scheme where experienced final-year students offer advice and support to new students. Kent’s Student Learning Advisory Service offers useful workshops on topics like essay writing and academic referencing. Extra activities There are a number of student-led societies which you may want to join such as: Economics Society Kent Investment Society Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Society. The School of Economics also hosts regular events that you are welcome to attend. These include: public lectures and seminars employability workshops networking events. You can discover how to turn your idea into a successful business at the ASPIRE centre which is run by Kent Business School and provides practical advice and support to entrepreneurs. Professional network Many of our staff advise UK, European and international organisations. These include: HM Treasury Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Bank of England European Commission European Central Bank Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) European Central Bank (ECB). Through these links we can bring real-life examples and scenarios into our teaching, ensuring it is up to date and relevant.

All of our modules are taught by a combination of lectures and small group sessions, which include seminars, computing practicals, problem sets, debates and role-play games.

The School of Economics is committed to making sure that you leave Kent with much more than just a degree in Economics. We put great emphasis on the development of transferable skills, including numeracy, analytical problem solving, data analysis, and written and oral communication, as well as subject-specific skills for further study at postgraduate level.

The modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework and written examinations.

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For programme aims and learning outcomes, please see the programme specification for each subject below. Please note that outcomes depend on your specific module selection:

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