UCAS code: L1N2
Duration: 4 years
College: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
This programme enables you to combine the study of economics with fundamental management science modelling techniques and applications, such as linear programming, simulation, stochastic modelling, supply chain management, maintenance and queueing systems.
The programme will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of both subjects, which will prove particularly relevant should you wish to pursue a relatively technical career in areas such as business or financial analysis and insurance, or proceed to graduate study of economics or management science.
Economics 1; and two further courses.
Economics 2; Statistical Methods for Economics; Business Analytics and Information Systems; either Principles of Finance or Business Economics; and one further course.
Topics in Microeconomics; Essentials of Econometrics; Topics in Macroeconomics; Applications of Econometrics; Management Science and Operations Analytics; and one economics or business honours option course.
Economics or management honours dissertation; either Mathematical Programming in Advanced Analytics or Decision Analytics; one business studies honours course and two economics honours courses.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
To give you an idea of what you will study on this programme, we publish the latest available information. However, please note this may not be for your year of entry, but for a different academic year.
Teaching takes place across the Central Area campus. You will have access to all the University’s libraries and computer labs.
The School of Economics exchange programme offers opportunities to study in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, USA, Canada, Argentina, Mexico and within Europe (Erasmus).
Courses are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops and web-based learning.
The MathsBase and Economics Help Desk offer students help and support throughout their programme.
You will be assessed by exams, coursework, project reports and presentations. In your fourth year you will complete an honours dissertation.
Find out more about this programme's aims, what you will learn, how you will be assessed and what skills and knowledge you will develop.
To give you an idea of what to expect from this programme, we publish the latest available information. However, please note this may not be for your year of entry, but for a different academic year.
Our graduates are highly regarded by employers.
The skills you learn during your programme will equip you for careers in accountancy, business, management and consultancy, or for work in aid agencies, not-for-profit organisations or government departments.
Many previous graduates have entered the finance sector and some large financial firms actively recruit Edinburgh graduates.
The typical offer is likely to be:
We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
If you are an international student and your school qualifications are not accepted for direct entry to the University you may be eligible for admission to this degree programme through our International Foundation Programme.
You must provide evidence that your written and spoken English is at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English:
For SQA and GCSE students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher:
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Textbooks are required, which cost about £100.
For more information on how much it will cost to study with us and the financial support available see our fees and funding information.