Study Economics at Hull

Study a career-ready Economics degree that's ranked 4th in the UK for Student Satisfaction.1

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Join a business school where you’re a name, not a number

At Hull, it’s personal. You’re a valued member of a tight-knit community. When you walk through our doors for the first time, you’re not walking into a classroom on your own. You’re stepping into the world of business with us and your peers behind you every step of the way.

We work together here to build the perfect foundation for your future career in the rapidly developing world of economics.

We’ve made significant investments in industry-standard software, including our Bloomberg Financial Markets Laboratory, offering simulated financial trading activities in real time – so you can practise your skills in realistic scenarios before you go out there and do it for real.

All Hull University Business School degrees have international accreditation from AACSB, which is held by fewer than 5% of business programmes worldwide, meaning that you'll graduate with a high-demand, globally recognised qualification on your CV.

Satisfaction guaranteed

Economics at Hull is 4th in the UK for Student Satisfaction.1



We're one of the 5% of business programmes worldwide accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Quality experience

We're ranked third in the UK for Teaching Quality and Student Experience.2

Get career-ready

You can choose to spend a year on placement between your second and final year, gaining CV-boosting practical skills and valuable experience in your chosen field.

£2 million

Amount of investment into new Business School facilities, like the Bloomberg Suite, where students can work with live data, or our new Business Collaboration area.

Hands-on learning

On our Economics degrees, you won’t just examine economic concepts and analytical tools as an abstract theory – you’ll explore how economic issues directly relate to public policy, and how they impact industries, individuals and society as a whole.

Authentic Business Learning is the foundation of our Economics degrees. Our practical approach to learning means you'll get real-world experience throughout your studies. You’ll collaborate with businesses on real projects, developing the essential skills and gaining knowledge and experience to put you one step ahead when you graduate.

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First stop: Economics at Hull

Next stop:




Data analyst

Tax associate

Business manager

Why Economics at Hull?

From your first steps on campus until the day you graduate and beyond, we’re here to support your success, which means there are loads of reasons to make Hull the place to launch your career in economics. You'll get hands-on experience trading in our industry-standard Bloomberg Financial Markets Laboratory and network with real businesses in our vibrant Business Lounge.

Get to work

Practical experience is at the heart of all of our courses. That's why we offer you the chance to take your employability to the next level by completing a year-long industry placement as part of your degree. You'll get to work with some of the biggest companies in the UK and receive support from us every step of the way.

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Think you’re not ready or right for uni? Think again…

If you don’t meet our entry requirements, you may still be able to join us on a foundation year: an extra year at the start of your degree.

The foundation year has lower entry requirements to our main degree courses and is designed to boost your academic skills and subject knowledge, bringing you up to speed for a full undergraduate degree.

Prepare for takeoff with international experience

On our Economics degree courses, you get the chance to study abroad for a trimester or even a whole year at one of our dozens of international partner institutions, on top of opportunities to spend your summer overseas.

Just imagine it. Thanks to our partnerships with leading international business schools and universities, you'll be able to spread your wings and see the world.

Your next steps

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1. The Complete University Guide 2024.

2. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.