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Economics undergraduate virtual experience

Get to know our courses, study opportunities and students without having to step foot on campus.

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Get started with economics

Dr Lucy O'Shea gives an overview of the BSc Economics , BSc Economics and Politics and BSc Economics and Mathematics courses. Recorded for 2021 entry 2.

Explore our Economics courses

Explore our placements

Our courses can be taken with a year spent gaining valuable experience with a placement year.

Pump up your CV

A placement year is a great way to gain some professional experience and could make your CV stand out from the crowd. Benefits include:

  • finding out more about the world of work
  • explore your career direction
  • make professional contacts

Support at every step

You'll be supported by our Placements Team during before, during and after your placement.

Our support includes:

  • Placement options brainstorming in Year 1
  • CV and interview help in Year 2
  • Regular contact with you on placement in Year 3
  • Final year debrief

Placement destinations

Our students have taken placements across a number of sectors. Examples include:

  • Amazon
  • BP
  • Dyson
  • Ernst & Young (EY)
  • HSBC
  • Microsoft
  • Nomura
  • Pension Protection Fund
  • UBS
  • Union Bacaire PrivĂ©e

Placement experience

Hear from our dedicated Economics Placements Officer, Jessica Carwardine, about taking a placement during your studies at Bath 2.

Our graduate destinations

Find our where our graduates go.

  • Employment - 79%
  • Voluntary/unpaid work - 1%
  • Employment and further study - 8%
  • Further study - 5%
  • Other (travel, caring, retired) - 3%
  • Unemployed - 3%


Graduate destination information for 2018 Economics graduates (1)

What our economics students say

As you can't meet our students in person quite yet, listen to them talk about life on their course at Bath 2.

Our student bloggers

Our students share their study experience and life at Bath.

Jonathan's university experience

Meet Jonathan, one of our Economics students. Watch his YouTube channel and hear him talk about his experiences at university.

Explore the University of Bath

Get to know more about our campus Find out more about our community, applying to Bath and the support you'll get.

Contact us

If you have any questions, get in touch with our Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach team.

1 Graduate destinations information for the courses: BSc Economics and BSc Economics and Politics. Data only includes destinations for first degree UK and Other EU domiciled students. View data source.

2 Information correct at time of production. Views and opinions expressed by the participants in these films are their own and not necessarily those of the University of Bath.