About this course
This course will help you to understand and analyse the workings of global economies. The programme combines economic analysis with a range of management modules from the Southampton Business School. You'll gain essential skills for managing a successful business and can maximise your employability with a Bloomberg Markets Concepts qualification.
Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.
You'll have the opportunity to develop specific and transferable skills. You'll gain specialist knowledge of:
microeconomics (the behaviour of individuals and businesses)
macroeconomics (the behaviour of the economy as a whole)
the concepts of management sciences
You'll have the freedom to shape your studies by choosing optional modules to suit your interests or career plans.
You'll learn in lectures and small classes. Our facilities include the behavioural economics laboratory and the Bloomberg Trading Suite - a realistic trading room environment with the most detailed financial data available.
As part of this course you can also:
take part in a 2-week economics summer school at Xiamen University, China
spend a semester abroad in your third year
spend a year in employment
gain vital work experience on IBM's Business Innovation Programme
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
Download the programme specification
The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.