About the courseAn Economics degree is versatile and can lead to many career areas. Recent graduates have gone into marketing, sales, advertising, IT, education or further studies. The course is accredited by the IOEE. The School has Centre of Excellence status with the IOEE, in recognition of our entrepreneurial culture and leading-edge practice. We hold close professional links with the Centre for International Business Studies and guest speakers are invited to reflect on a range of disciplines. During your third year youll have the option to spend a year in industry, working in a business or economics-focused environment. This could be in the UK or overseas. Access to software widely used in industry Stata, Bloomberg, Thomson One Banker, SAGE, Blueprint, FAME, Nvivo and SPSS. No. 2 amongst London competitors for overall satisfaction in Economics (National Student Survey). Employability With the hands-on practical element of this course, youll develop skills which employers find highly desirable. Career paths include economic research bodies, economic consultancy practices (including the consulting segments of some of the large chartered accountancy/financial services firms), broader management and strategic consultancies, the Government Economic Service (GES), commercial banks, investment banks, private equity and other specialist investment services, the International Monetary Fund (and other international bodies), NGOs, local authorities and Learning and Skills Council offices.
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AboutLondon South Bank University is a public university in Elephant and Castle, London. It is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name. Founded in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic Institute, it achieved university status in 1992. It took them 100 years to achieve this status.
It is a cosmopolitan university with over 18,000 students drawn from over 130 countries. The University has been awarded Silver for teaching excellence under the Governments Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). It is the only university to be awarded University of the Year for Graduate Employment for two years in a row (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019).
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