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Department of Economics

We conduct high quality research and teaching in economics. Our graduates have excellent employment prospects due to our established industry placements scheme.

Study economics

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.

Undergraduate courses in economics

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Examine why and how people make choices to improve wellbeing and wealth through analysing data, reviewing economic theory and applying quantitative techniques.

Our research and people

We have a strong research culture with many of our articles being published in general interest or top field journals in economics.


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About the Department of Economics

We have grown from a Political Economy Group into a modern economics department whose research covers economic theory, econometrics, and finance.

Our research informs the teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The industry-placements on our undergraduate courses foster links with business and government, helping us achieve consistently high rankings in national league tables.

3 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom