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Economics and Business Economics

With over 90 years of experience, Hull is the place to be for Economics. At Hull, Economics is part of Hull University Business School, which sits within the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics.

Courses

Study our Economics degree programme to learn new mathematical and statistical techniques, and how to explain a variety of data and forecast future trends. Or, opt for Business Economics and learn how economics can assist understanding business issues. Our Masters degrees can be studied without any prior knowledge, meaning they’re a great way to step into a new career, and we also offer numerous different research degrees to suit your particular interests.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Taught

  • MSc in Economics and Business

    Advance your economic skills relevant to business through the study of quantitative methods and the economic analysis of business data.


Postgraduate Research

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"Hull ticked all of the boxes for me, so I didn't look any further."

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Why study at Hull?

From your first steps on campus until the day you graduate and beyond, we’re always working to bring you the very best experience, which means there are loads of reasons to make Hull the place to launch your career in economics. Take a look at just some of the benefits you’ll get when studying Economics at Hull:

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Economics has been taught at the University of Hull since 1927 and has a long-established reputation which has generated a large number of successful business people.

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The Economics programme at the University of Hull offers you the choice of Economics or Business Economics. The Economics degree for those who aspire to be a professional economist or Business Economics to analyse problems as an economist and apply to wider business issues.

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The University of Hull has seen many of its economics graduates go on to work in public and private sector both nationally and internationally, working for illustrious organisations such as J.P.Morgan, Rolls-Royce, The Home Office, Rothschild and BP.

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Our Facilities

Our learning environment is an inspiring collection of Grade II listed buildings, seamlessly integrated with modern facilities to provide a wonderful place to study, work and meet all, complemented by ongoing investment in the latest business technologies and software.

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Employability

The employment prospects for Economics are great - recent firms that our graduates have taken up roles at have included Hull Trains, RWE, npower, IBM, Young’s Seafood, and BAE Systems.

While you're studying, our Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success is here to improve your chances of success. Working in tandem with the University's Careers and Employability service, we're committed to connecting our students with a wide range of employment-related opportunities, offering them the possibility to use their learning and skills to make a real difference.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018

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95.9%of students are in work or further study six months after graduating*

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Our Research

Find out more about our economics research group, and how our practical research is having a real world impact today.

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International Opportunities

To help you build an international perspective into your future academic or professional career, we provide a wide range of opportunities to experience the global business environment. All Accounting and Finance students are given the opportunity to gain valuable international experience as part of their degree. Options include a year abroad or a short summer school at one of our many partner institutions.

See where your degree can take you

Study at 
one of over
34 partner institutions
in over 16 countries

 

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Business Engagement

We work with local and regional businesses to provide a range of services, from formal training to conference spaces. See how we can help your business.

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Now see for yourself

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.

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Contact us

Hull University Business School
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX