Course in Economics in South East England in United Kingdom

Compare Course Studies in Economics 2017 in South East England in United Kingdom

Economics

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A master’s in economics will help you get an abstract understanding of economies, and how they work. The information learned can help students better understand and develop ideas about fiscal policy, world trade, and economic volatility.

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Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year

University of Surrey
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Guildford

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. [+]

Course Studies in Economics in South East England in United Kingdom. The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. Core units Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context. Subject-specific units Business Studies 1 & 2 You will look at the operational and strategic problems facing business people in the modern market economy. These units will focus on a wide range of issues, such as management and ethical aspects. Economics 1 & 2 These units introduce you to the basics of economics; economic systems, types of goods, the allocation of resources, elasticity, price controls, types of markets, cost and revenue, economies of scale and market failure. Elective units To complete your Foundation Year programme you will also study one of the following elective units: Accounting 1 & 2 These units provide you with a sound foundation in the principles of financial... [-]

Oxford Direct Enrollment - St. Catherine's College

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

Our program offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in St. Catherine’s College, one of the 38 self-governing colleges that together make up the University of Oxford. In 2013, the University of Oxford ranked as the 4th best university in the world, according to Times Higher Education. [+]

Overview Imagine yourself sitting in class, listening to your professor lecturing about Shakespeare’s plays or Winston Churchill’s policies. But you’re not at your home university—you’re learning in England, where these famous figures lived. This is your chance to study at one of the most renowned universities in the world: the University of Oxford. Our program offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in St. Catherine’s College, one of the 38 self-governing colleges that together make up the University of Oxford. In 2013, the University of Oxford ranked as the 4th best university in the world, according to Times Higher Education. Enjoy studying at one of the oldest universities in the world—teaching existed here in some form as early as 1096. Today, Oxford has a total student population of more than 21,000, with more than 140 nationalities represented in its student body, and is a renowned seat of learning and tradition. The student body at the University of Oxford is diverse, as well as its professors—about 40% of the University’s academic staff are citizens of countries other than the United Kingdom. You have the opportunity to attend St. Catherine’s College for the fall semester, spring/summer term, or the full academic year. Like all Oxford colleges, St. Catherine’s utilizes the tutorial education system. This allows you to select a highly personalized course of study, based on previous coursework at your home institution and your academic interests. You meet with a tutor on a regular basis, either alone or with another student, to... [-]

Extended International Foundation Year in Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences

University of Surrey
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Guildford

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences Extended International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. [+]

Course Studies in Economics in South East England in United Kingdom. The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences Extended International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. *Subject to approval Core units Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context. Subject-specific units Business Studies 1 & 2 These units will provide an understanding of the nature and scope of business in society. You will look at the key issues facing new business and best management processes with units focussed on effective management and corporate social responsibility. Economics 1 & 2 These units will introduce you to the basics of economics, from the behaviour of individuals to the national and global economy. Students will gain a better understanding of free market and the role of government in economy. Elective units To complete your Extended International Foundation Year programme you will also study one of the following elective units: Accounting... [-]

PDip Actuarial Science

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Campus Full time 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. [+]

PDip Actuarial Science A firm foundation for studying more advanced actuarial subjects... Covering the core skills and technical actuarial knowledge required to make a career in industry, the Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. It could cut short the time taken to qualify as an actuary by as much as three years. Optional modules include training in the use of PROPHET, the industry's leading actuarial software package. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science, MSc in Applied Actuarial Science and International Master’s are all fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries; they also provide a fast-track route to qualifying as an actuary, because students who achieve a high enough overall mark in these programmes can obtain exemptions from the professional examinations included within their studies. Course structure The PDip covers the syllabus of the Core Technical Stage of the professional examinations and offers exemptions from eight subjects (subjects CT1 to CT8 inclusive). Although you only need to take 120 credits (equivalent to a minimum of four subjects leading to the professional examinations) for the Diploma, you can take further subjects for exemption purposes. If you take fewer than 120 credits, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Certificate in Actuarial Science. Assessment Assessment is usually by a mixture of coursework and examination; exact weightings vary from module to module. Learning outcomes Programme aims This programme aims to: give you the depth of technical appreciation and... [-]