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 timetable and term dates
Term Date First Term Monday 25 September 2017 – Friday 15 December 2017 Second Term Monday 8 January 2018 – Friday 23 March 2018 Third Term Monday 23 April 2018 – Friday 8 June 2018
College Reading Weeks: Monday 6 November 2017, Monday 12 February 2017.
Induction week takes place in week 5. Download the Induction timetable here
This handbook is for students studying BSc Economics (L100 & L101).
- outline the degree programme structures for the specialists degrees in Economics;
- explain the procedures regarding Registration in the Department;
- provide information regarding module selection;
- explain the way the Department operates, specifically with regard to the Tutorial Class system, including attendance and coursework requirements;
- who to contact for assistance within the Department;
- help to answer some of the more common queries that you may have during the year;
- provide information on examinations, progression and degree classification;
- provide information about the Registry and other services within College that are available to students.
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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.
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