BA Degree in Economics

“The quality of teaching at Richmond was exceptional. The teaching style at Richmond was very interactive. Lecturers were very engaging, approachable and helpful and small classroom sizes made it easy to engage with peers and professors." Sanjay Raja - Economics

BA Degree in International and Development Economics

International and Development Economics examines the global challenges in development economics, international trade and related areas and issues. During the programme you will explore the diverse relationship between economics and development and the tension between them, and be encouraged to think about the ways to assess and design solutions to these challenges.

Reasons to study here

  • Learn how to measure the impact of economic development on poverty, education and migration
  • Analyse the influencers on international economics such as commodities, finance and international trade agreements
  • Gain valuable research training through the senior project
  • Add vital practical workplace experience to your CV through an internship at a leading financial firm
  • Complement your study of International and Development Economics with valuable minors from other academic disciplines

Testimonials

“The quality of teaching at Richmond was exceptional. I acquired practical tools that equipped me to further my studies via a post-graduate degree. As a Master’s student at the London School of Economics it has prepared me to engage with my work and has equipped me with the skills to cope with the fast paced environment of the LSE.
The teaching style at Richmond was very interactive. Lecturers were very engaging, approachable and helpful and small classroom sizes made it easy to engage with peers and professors. The course elements gave me the ability to create and start various initiatives due to the unique make-up of the University.
My Richmond experience allowed me to explore my interests and I was able to determine where my passion and strengths lie, which completely changed my perspective and career path.”

Sanjay Raja
Sanjay RajaEconomics

It’s not just about study, this is your story

Studying abroad

Whether you’re studying in another country, or studying here at the university in London, with Richmond University you have the opportunity to study abroad. That could mean trying out university in London for a semester to a year, studying overseas at any of our partner locations across the world, or taking part in a world internship – designed to give you the experience you need to complement your programme.

Employability

We offer career support and advice throughout your studies, doing everything we can to make sure you stand out from the crowd when you graduate. Just by taking part in a liberal arts degree, you’re learning a wealth of transferable skills, including learning to adapt to the working climate – essential criteria employers look for. You could also benefit from work experiences and internships as part of your programme; giving you an extra advantage at the start of your career.

Post graduation

In the workplace

  • BHP Billiton
  • Citigroup
  • Ernst and Young
  • KPMG
  • United Nations

Graduate School

  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • SOAS, University of London
  • The MIT Sloan School of Management
  • University of Toronto

BA Degree in International and Development Economics is currently validated by The Open University.

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Graduates from this programme are eligible to receive a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Award in Management & Leadership

UCAS course code: L101


Duration: FT– 4 years (including one year at QCF Level 3)


When: Starting Fall and Summer 2015/ January 2016


Where: Come to the Richmond Campuses in London and have the opportunity to study in any of our partner campuses in America and Italy.

Tuition Fees: 2016/17 entry per annum, students from:

UK/EU

£9000

US

$36,000

Rest of the World

£14,500

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You may also be able to get help with fees through one of our scholarships.

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