The Department of Economics' flagship programme, this scheme is ideal if you want to become confident with the technical and quantitative aspects of Economics and gain a deep understanding of the subject area. The Department of Economics is one of the UK's best, having won 11 National Teaching Awards from the UK Higher Education Academy - more than any other Economics department in the UK.
10th in the UK for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2018)
16th in the UK for Value Added (Guardian University Guide 2018)
All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have a breadth of industrial and academic knowledge
Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact - 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014)
Opportunity to undertake work placements in both three year (single week or summer internship) and four year (year in industry) variants
93% of Swansea students in employment six months after graduating
High contact time – our modules come with a lecture (in class sizes capped at approximately 150 students) and seminar/tutorial (in class sizes capped at 30) every single week. Interested in the facilities? Take a look at them here.
Scholarships available for outstanding students – click here for more details.
Choose Minimum Of 30 credits from the following Modules:
NOTE : Students should select a minimum of 30 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.
To undertake this module, students must have completed one of the following modules: MN-1011, MN-1015, MN-1519, MN-1014, MN-1511
Optional Modules - Other
Choose Maximum Of 30 credits from the following Modules:
NOTE : Students should select a maximum of 30 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.
Pre-reqs: MN-2021 AND MN-2527. Non-reqs: MN-2550 or MN-2026
Optional Modules - Other
Choose Maximum Of 30 credits from the following Modules:
NOTE : Students have free choice to select 30 credits of options from elsewhere in the School: Students may pick a Year 3 module from the Business Management or Accounting & Finance module list, subject to completing the necessary pre-requisite and/or co-requisite modules. Students should be mindful to ensure that they balance module credits overall across the two semesters.
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.
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.
The School of Management will make offers to students with predicted (or achieved) IB of 32-33 or higher.
The School of Management will make offers to students with predicted (or achieved) BTEC results of DDM or better.
Non-native English speakers must achieve 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5 in IeLTS or equivalent tests.
For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of pre-sessional training programmes that you may take before starting your degree programme. Further details can be found here.
You may be eligible for funding to help support your study.
To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's
scholarships and bursaries page.
Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.
Recommended textbooks for this course are available in the library. All software needed for the course is available on the School of Management network, for use within our PC rooms at Swansea University.
Free wireless internet access is available across the whole of the University campus and halls of residence.
Swansea University offers a range of scholarships to help fund your studies, including:
Excellence Scholarship - awarded to students achieving AAA or above at A-Level (or equivalent) - £3000 over 2 years.
Merit Scholarship - awarded to students achieving AAB at A-Level (or equivalent - £2000 over 2 years.
For more information on scholarships and other funding opportunities available at Swansea, please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.
The School of Management also offers the Developing Futures Scholarship package, which encourages students to develop a number of professional skills whilst working with the School throughout the academic year.
Undergraduate scholarship of £2000 towards tuition fees.
Available to non-EU (International) students holding an offer to study at the School of Management.
Postgraduate scholarship of £3000 towards tuition fees.
Available to all UK/EU and International students holding an offer to study at the School of Management.
More information on Developing Futures Scholarships, including how to apply, can be found here.
The School of Management has a dedicated placements and employability team, which facilitates the placements process in-house and advertises a range of potential placement opportunities to students.
Students receive extensive help to find a placement including careers workshops, skills training for CV writing and mock interviews, and the School of Management is one of the only UK business schools to have its own dedicated careers advisors for students.
We have worked with a broad spectrum of companies both through placements and graduate recruitment schemes. These range from international blue chip conglomerates to local start-up companies including: Bloomberg, Corus, Cable and Wireless Worldwide, Tate & Lyle, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, L’Oreal, HSBC, Barclays, Julian Hodge Bank, Capgemini, Accenture, Marks and Spencer, Shell, Microsoft, Deloitte and Nike.
Work placements offer enormous benefit to students:
discover what work is like in your chosen field of study
develop new work-orientated skills
build confidence and maturity
help you gain relevant experience in a real organisation
help you gain breadth of subject knowledge before undertaking the critical final year to inform module choices
help you to identify your ideal career pathway
provide you with high level work experience to add to your CV for graduate recruitment
translate your academic studies into the real world
many placements are paid
Most importantly, many companies who take on placement students go on to employ that student permanently after graduation.
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: