Swansea University

Economics and Business, BSc (Hons)

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Singleton park (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Singleton park (Wales)
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    Different dates available
Description

Description
All of our undergraduate programmes combine a range of compulsory modules that you must study in your first year with us before giving you significant freedom to pick optional modules in later years to allow you to focus in on your own interests and specialisation.

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Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Starts Different dates available
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Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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· Requirements

Entry Requirements A-level Qualification The School of Management will make offers to students with predicted (or achieved) A-Level grades of ‘ABB-BBB’ or better. No A-level in Business, Economics, Maths or Accounting/Finance is required. We do not consider General Studies as an A-level subject for offer purposes. Students may combine A-levels with other qualifications below. GCSE Maths and English minimum C grade is also required. International Baccalaureate The School of Management will make offers to students with predicted (or achieved) IB of 32-33 or higher. BTEC (18-unit) ts...

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Modules

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Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMN-1011Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Micro-economics 1MN-1012Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Statistics 1 for EconomicsMN-1013Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Finance for EconomicsMN-1510Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Current Issues in EconomicsMN-1512Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Macro-economics 1MN-1515Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Accounting for EconomicsMN-1516Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Methodology in Economics

Optional Modules

Maths for Economics Compulsory Module

Choose Exactly 15 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students need to select one of the following options, depending on whether they took A Level Maths.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMN-1018Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Maths 1 for Economics AThis module is for students who completed A-Level MathsMN-1019Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Maths 1 for Economics BThis module is for students who do not have an A-Level in Maths

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMN-2018Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Marketing and StrategyMN-2021Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Micro-economics 2MN-2057Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Econometrics 1MN-2527Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Macro-economics 2MN-2530Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Economic Policy

Optional Modules

Semester 1 - Optional Business Modules

Choose Exactly 15 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students should select 15 credits from the following list. Optional modules will be offered subject to demand, availability and timetable constraints. Students should note and check BEFORE selecting whether modules have any special requirements, such as pre-requisites, co-requisites or incompatibles. NOTE: Pre-reqs need to have been taken in a previous year and co-reqs have to be selected in the current year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMN-2007Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Strategic Marketing PlanningMN-2009Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Change ManagementMN-2010Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15International Marketing 1MN-2011Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Information SystemsMN-2013Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Organisational BehaviourMN-2015Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Programming for AnalyticsMN-2017Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Management Science 1MN-2035Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Global Business Environment: International Political EconomyMN-2040Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Strategic AnalysisMN-2054Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Business PlanningMN-2055Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Theory of Entrepreneurship and Small Business ManagementMN-2058Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Contemporary Issues in TourismMN-2059Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Marketing PlacesMN-2060Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Business and Employment LawMN-N001Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)0English for Management 1Non-credit module aimed at SoM students whose first language is not EnglishMN-N002Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)0English for Management 2Builds on the skills developed in MN-N001, which is a pre-requisite

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Semester 2 - Optional Business Modules

Choose Exactly 30 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students should select 30 credits from the following list. Optional modules will be offered subject to demand, availability and timetable constraints. Students should note and check BEFORE selecting whether modules have any special requirements, such as pre-requisites, co-requisites or incompatibles. NOTE: Pre-reqs need to have been taken in a previous year and co-reqs have to be selected in the current year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMN-2508Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Human Resource ManagementMN-2509Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Management Consulting 1MN-2510Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Consumer Behaviour 1MN-2511Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15International BusinessMN-2512Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Industrial MarketingMN-2513Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Supply Chain ManagementMN-2514Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Business Information SystemsMN-2518Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15e-BusinessMN-2520Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Business AnalyticsMN-2522Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Social MarketingMN-2536Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Service Operations ManagementMN-2549Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Decision AnalysisMN-2551Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Social Aspects of OrganisationMN-2559Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)30Applied EntrepreneurshipStudents must also select, and pass, MN-2054 Business Planning before commencing this module. MN-2563Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Entrepreneurship for Tourism ExperiencesMN-2564Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Tourism in PracticeMN-N003Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)0English for Management 1 (TB2)Repeat of MN-N001, delivered in TB2

Year 3 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMN-3048Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Advanced Economic Analysis

Optional Modules

Economics - Optional Modules

Choose Exactly 45 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students should select exactly 45 credits from the following list, and should aim to balance their options over the two semesters. Optional modules will be offered subject to demand, availability and timetable constraints. Students should note and check BEFORE selecting whether modules have any special requirements, such as pre-requisites, co-requisites or incompatibles. NOTE: Pre-reqs need to have been taken and passed in a previous year and co-reqs have to be selected in the current year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMN-3001Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)30Economics Independent Study ProjectStudents cannot select this if they have opted for MN-3000 - Business Final Year ProjectMN-3002Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Financial Market EfficiencyPre-reqs: MN-1503 or MN-1012 or MN-2517 MN-3027Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Mathematical EconomicsPre-reqs: MN-2056 or MN-2005 MN-3028Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Econometrics 2Pre-reqs: MN-2057 Econometrics 1 or MN-2528 Econometrics 2MN-3031Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Labour EconomicsPre-req: MN-2021 Micro-economics 2. Incompatible if MN-2546 has been taken previouslyMN-3035Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Monetary EconomicsPre-reqs: MN-2021 Micro-economics 2 and MN-2527 Macroeconomics 2 MN-3057Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15International Economic PolicyPre-reqs: MN-2021 Micro-economics 2 AND MN-2527 Macroeconomics 2MN-3501Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Financial EconomicsRequires high level mathematical ability. Pre-reqs: MN-2004 or MN-1509 or MN-2028 or MN-2057MN-3531Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Public ChoicePre-req: MN-2021 Micro-economics 2 MN-3532Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Econometrics 3Student must also select MN-3028 Econometrics 3 in TB1 in order to take this module (co-req)MN-3533Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Economies of the Middle and Far EastMN-3534Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Monetary Economics 2Student must also select and MN-3035 Monetary Economics in TB1 in order to take this module (co-req)MN-3552Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Business and Financial ForecastingPre-reqs: MN-1509 Econometrics 1 or MN-2028 Econometrics 1MN-3566Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15History of Economic ThoughtMN-3567Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15International Economics and TradePre-reqs: MN-2021 Micro-economics 2 AND MN-2527 Macroeconomics 2

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Business - Optional Modules

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students should select 60 credits from the following list, and should aim to balance their options over the two semesters. Optional modules will be offered subject to demand, availability and timetable constraints. Students should note and check BEFORE selecting whether modules have any special requirements, such as pre-requisites, co-requisites or incompatibles. NOTE: Pre-reqs need to have been taken in a previous year and co-reqs have to be selected in the current year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMN-3000Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)30Final Year ProjectStudents cannot select this if they have also chosen MN-3001 - Economics Independent Study ProjectMN-3012Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Marketing ResearchMN-3013Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15International Human Resource ManagementMN-3014Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Marketing CommunicationsMN-3015Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Power and OrganisationMN-3016Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Innovation ManagementMN-3018Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Sales and Sales Force ManagementMN-3019Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Project ManagementStudents cannot select this module if they have previously undertaken MN-2014 Project ManagementMN-3022Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Pioneers of Entrepreneurship 1MN-3023Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Lean OperationsMN-3024Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Data MiningMN-3026Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Application DevelopmentMN-3047Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Strategic ImplementationMN-3055Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Rheoli Prosiectau (Project Management)Co-taught with MN-3019 and allows students to have seminars through the medium of Welsh.MN-3512Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Business EthicsThis module cannot be taken with either MN-3517 or MN-3516.MN-3513Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15LeadershipMN-3515Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15International Marketing 2Pre-req: MN-2010 International Marketing 1MN-3516Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Marketing EthicsThis module cannot be taken with either MN-3517 or MN-3512.MN-3517Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Corporate Social ResponsibilityThis module cannot be taken with either MN-3512 or MN-3516MN-3519Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Information Technology Service ManagementMN-3521Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15International StandardsMN-3522Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Environmental Management for BusinessMN-3524Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Consumer Behaviour 2Pre-req: MN-2510 Consumer Behaviour 1. MN-3526Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Spreadsheets and Databases for Business AnalysisIncompatible if MN-2523 Spreadsheets and Databases for Business taken at Level 5MN-3551Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Law of International Corporate GovernanceMN-3553Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Sales and Personal SellingMN-N001Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)0English for Management 1Non-credit module aimed at SoM students whose first language is not EnglishMN-N002Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)0English for Management 2Builds on the skills developed in MN-N001, which is a pre-requisiteMN-N003Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)0English for Management 1 (TB2)Repeat of MN-N001, delivered in TB2

Additional information

Careers and Employability We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies and our graduate employment rate is 92%. From the moment you arrive at the School of Management we will work with you to help you build your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects. During your time with us you’ll have the chance to: Undertake a work placement or internship through the Swansea Paid Internship Network (SPIN) or ‘Week of Work’ initiative Work and network with employers from a range of national and multi-national companies through our visiting speaker programme In conjunction with the International Development Office, undertake an Internship in India with a company such as GE, Thomson Reuters, 3M, Private Equity or Kanvic Consulting Boost your skills and meet employers during our biannual Employability Week Complete the Swansea Employability Award Participate in one of our student challenges and competitions, such as the Branding Challenge, and CIM student competition ‘The Pitch’ Discover how our in-house Careers Service has supported our students: