Department of Economics
The Department of Economics has long played a key role in the Management School. With more than 30 members of academic staff, it has a strong research base, with interests spanning a wide area of theoretical and applied issues.
Staff within the Department have undertaken prominent recent work in a number of areas: education economics, labour economics, industrial organisation, international trade, macroeconomics, investment, finance, economic development, applications of nonlinear time series and business history.
The Department of Economics is proud of its reputation for high quality teaching and personal attention to students at all stages of study.
At undergraduate level, the Department offers single major degrees in Economics and Business Economics and a range of joint degree programmes. These degrees are all structured to provide a solid foundation of economic principles while also allowing choice in order to appeal to a broad spectrum of interests. They prepare students for a variety of careers in business and other occupations. Around 200 students are currently studying for major degrees in the Department.
The Department is now also offering a Graduate Diploma in Economics which is designed for graduates from other disciplines and which offers routes into both the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance the MSc in Quantitative Finance and the MSc in Economics.
There is also a sizeable community of research students on the Department’s doctoral programme.