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Undergraduate Pathway in Economics

Whether you want to be a financial forecaster, a researcher or even a future leader of industry, you will find Plymouth University's Economics degrees challenging, but also lively and engaging. Our accomplished and analytically adept graduates are highly sought for high-flying and varied careers with organisations such as KPMG, Ernst & Young and various other major corporations.
  • A strong emphasis on individual and team research ensures graduates are able to enter employment with a qualification highly valued in the labour market.
  • Three possible start dates (January, May and September).
  • A range of options and electives allows students to focus their studies in areas of particular interest.
This pathway is specifically designed to allow international students to reach their full potential in pursuit of a Plymouth University Economics degree. The pathway comprises of modules developed to ensure successful transition from international education systems to the academic structures of one of the UK's leading modern universities.

Pathways at Plymouth University

High School

Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree in Business and Enterprise Stage 3: Second Year Degree Stage 4: Final Year Degree

£7,950 (one semester)
£12,250 (two semesters)

£12,950

£12,250

£12,250

Location

Duration

Stage 1: One or two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters

Intakes

Stage 1: May, September and January

Stage 2: September and January

Stage 1: University Foundation

Location

PUIC at Plymouth University

Modules

  • Accounting

  • Economics

  • Business Studies

  • Principles of ICT

  • Business Law

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Numerical Techniques 2

* The one semester University Foundation may be offered for suitable applicants where there is formal certified recognition of prior knowledge of study.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Economics

Location

PUIC at Plymouth University

Modules

  • Business Accounting

  • Business Foundations

  • Economics in Action

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Interpreting Economic Data

  • Introduction to Marketing

  • Principles of Economics

  • Principles of ICT

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Location

Plymouth University

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Location

Plymouth University

Please note: Second and Final Year modules differ depending on the pathway, you can find out more about them on the Plymouth University website by clicking the links below:

Plymouth University degree pathways

Popular Careers

Employment and career options:

Potential careers in: Accounts administration; business development; credit control; economics research; financial advisory; stockbroking.

Employers of previous Plymouth University graduates have included: Barclays Bank; ICC; Mars Group; Nestle; P&O Cruises; Southern Electric; Wrigley's.

Average starting salaries:

According to The Complete University Guide, average graduate starting salaries for Economics are £26,146.