Careers in economics

Competition for graduate jobs is fierce. The combination of academic excellence and practical knowledge we encourage on this course will help you stand out when it comes to entering the world of work.


With BSc (Hons) Economics, you’ll have many options if you want a job directly related to your degree. Your understanding of economic relationships will enable you to advise businesses and other organisations including insurance companies, banks, industry and trade associations, unions and government agencies.

BSc (Hons) Economics will help you develop the following transferable skills:

  • Communication
  • Data presenting
  • Critical evaluation
  • Problem solving
  • Analysing

A BSc (Hons) Economics can support you to pursue the career of your choice. Previous graduates have gone on to high-flying and varied careers with such organisations as: