Economics students study contemporary topics such as globalisation, the regulation of public utilities and policy choices in developing countries. Are you ready to join the debate?
- Prospective students
At undergraduate level, the Department of Economics offers the BSc Economics (L100), the BSc Economics with a Year Abroad (L101) and the BSc Economics with a Placement Year (L102) degree programmes. Prospective students should refer to the Admissions Process FAQs and the UCL Undergraduate Prospectus for information on how to apply.
- Affiliate Students
The undergraduate affiliate programme in Economics offers visiting undergraduate students the opportunity to study abroad in a vigorous, research-led environment.
More information can be found on the Affiliate pages.
- Information for new students
Induction Schedule for Year One
This information is for new students on degree programme BSc Economics (L100), BSc Economics with Placement Year (102), BSc Economics with Year Abroad (L101). If you are a joint degree, induction activities are organised by your parent department.
New students are required to attend induction week because key information about the start of term and your programme is provided.
We will communicate with students from late August until induction week so please remember to check your email messages (we will use the email address listed in your application to UCL).
Other key information
Term dates 2018-19
First term Monday 24 September 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018
Second term Monday 7 January 2019 to Friday 22 March 2019
Third term Tuesday 23 April 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019
College Reading Weeks: Monday 5 November 2018 and Monday 11 February 2019
We look forward to meeting you in September!
UCL New Students website
Degree programme structure
The Economics degree provides a thorough grounding in economic theory, along with technical tools, mainly mathematics and statistics, to assist in mastering the theory.
Students then choose from a wide range of applications of economic theory to particular fields, such as development, finance or labour. They may also choose to pursue quantitative or theoretical studies to a high level. This document provides a detailed description of the structure of the L100 Economics degree.
View degree structure
The Department of Economics Undergraduate Administration Moodle site is where you will find all sorts of useful information to help you progress through your time in the Department. The Moodle page covers topics including;
- Information for continuing students
- Personal tutor appointments
- Student FAQs
Here you will find a list of all the modules that the Department of Economics provides. For details regarding the degree programme structure of the BSc (Econ) Economics degree programme, please see the Economics Undergraduate Handbook pages 6-8