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Economics and Business with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

Student rating
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( 4.5) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE L1W3
COURSE OVERVIEWA strong Economics and Business degree can lead you to many different careers, from investment banking and management consultancy to politics and management roles within international organisations.The BSc Economics and Business degree at Swansea University has an excellent reputation for producing high performing graduates. A number of them have progressed to work for the world’s biggest brands such as Barclays, HSBC and PwC, and the world’s most respected institutions, ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Economics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
14th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
32nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
37th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

Economics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Economics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Economics
83%
Mathematics
57%
Business Studies
26%
Geography
18%
History
18%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government. During a sandwich year (e.g. year in industry, year abroad or placement year) a lower fee will apply..

Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government. During a sandwich year (e.g. year in industry, year abroad or placement year) a lower fee will apply..

Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£15,900 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study. During a sandwich year (e.g. year in industry, year abroad or placement year) a lower fee will apply..

International Students
International Fees
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How Economics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 111 reviews

5 star 72%
4 star 21%
3 star 6%
2 star 0%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 5,265 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 29%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
32nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
The 2019 WhatUni University of the Year winner Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University is celebrating its Centenary this year. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. Both University campuses have beachfront locations and are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. The Bay Campus has state-of-the-art facilities and great business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Fabian Way Swansea
SA1 8EN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  0.5 miles away

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