BA Business Management and Economics modules

This course will give you a comprehensive understanding of core business issues and the principles of how businesses operate and succeed, paired with economic analysis and economic policy.

These modules are for students starting in September 2020. 

Year one 

Economics core

Economic Analysis and Policy

Economic Analysis and Policy provides you with an introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis together with examples of their application in order to develop your understanding of the roles in economic policy making

Mathematical Methods for Economics 1 (non-A Level Maths) or 2 (A Level Maths)

Mathematical Methods for Economics 1 (non-A Level Maths) and 2 (A Level maths) both give an insight into the importance of mathematical methods in economic analysis. Introduces a range of mathematical techniques. Gives an understanding of how and when to apply the techniques. The module will include revision of basic concepts of algebra, equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, differential calculus, optimisation and geometry.

Business Management core

  • Introduction to Behaviour at Work
  • Business Management in Context
  • Management Themes and Perspectives

Business Management options

  • Module from another department

Year two

Economics core

  • Statistics and Econometrics

Economics options

Two from

  • International Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Intermediate Finance
  • Public Economics
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Economic Decision-making
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics

Business Management core

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Strategy
  • Essentials of Marketing

Final year

Economics core

  • Economics in Action

Economics options

Two from:

  • Education Economics
  • Political Economy
  • International Trade
  • Monetary Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Economic Analysis of Inequality and Poverty
  • Economics of Gender and Race
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Economics of Innovation

Business Management core

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Business Management options

Two from:

  • Critical Perspectives in Work and Organisational Psychology
  • The Leisure Industry
  • International Marketing
  • Strategy Practice
  • Work-Related Health & Well-Being
  • Digital Marketing
  • Socially-Responsible Marketing and Consumption
  • Industrial Relations
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Language and Organisation
  • International Business
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Consumer Psychology

The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it is up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research, funding changes, professional accreditation requirements, student or employer feedback, outcomes of reviews, and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

Information last updated: 5 August 2020


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