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The UCL programme is a BSc unlike at most other universities which was one of the pivotal factors in my decision.

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Alice Lawson

Economics BSc, Third year

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Entry 2015

How are decisions made by companies, governments and individuals? What makes productivity and living standards increase or decrease? Studying economics will give you insights into how society functions and the range of skills you will acquire will provide you with an excellent foundation for your future life and career.

Degree programmes

UCAS Degree programme Qualification Duration
L101 Economics with a Year Abroad BSc (Econ) 4
L100 Economics BSc (Econ) 3


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First career destinations

  • Full-time student, MSc in Financial Economics at the University of Oxford (2012)
  • Civil Servant, HM Treasury (2012)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst, Morgan Stanley (2011)
  • Analyst, Bank of England (2011)
  • Associate Accountant, Deloitte (2010)

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