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Economics with Philosophy BSc (Hons)

Analyse the world with clarity, precision and rigour. Study how people act, and how we can influence them to act differently, while engageing with central questions, arguments and theories concerning our place in the world.

Courses

In each year of your undergraduate programme, you will study the equivalent of four, 30-credit, courses for your honours degree, plus three non-credit bearing courses for your NCH Diploma.

The courses that run in each academic year are subject to change in line with faculty availability and student demand so there is no guarantee every course will be delivered. For further information, please see here and speak to your admissions contact.

In your first year

Economic History

15 Credits

Students will be introduced to elements of economic history … Read More

Topics in Economics

15 Credits

Topics in Economics is aimed at extending students’ understanding of the scope of...… Read More

Introduction to Macroeconomics

15 Credits

This course will equip students with an understanding of macroeconomics… Read More

Introduction to Microeconomics

15 Credits

The course equips students with an understanding of microeconomics… Read More

Mathematics

15 Credits

This is an introductory level course for those who wish to use mathematics… Read More

Statistics

15 Credits

Embark on your journey to being able to appreciate empirical literature in the field … Read More

Ethics

30 Credits

Study and discuss the works of Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant and Mill… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Critical Reasoning

0 Credits

Studied in Michaelmas term, introduces students to formal and informal logic… Read More

LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

0 Credits

LAUNCH provides students with an understanding of the world of work… Read More

In your second year

Microeconomics I

15 Credits

This course covers consumer theory and producer theory.… Read More

Microeconomics II

15 Credits

This course covers consumer theory and producer theory.… Read More

Macroeconomics I

15 Credits

This course builds on the Level 4 Introduction to Economics course. … Read More

Macroeconomics II

15 Credits

This course enhances students’ ability to apply macroeconomic models… Read More

Econometrics I

15 Credits

Econometrics is the application of statistical methods to economic data in order to..… Read More

Econometrics II

15 Credits

The course exposes the students to real-world data through primary and secondary data… Read More

Early Modern Philosophy (Advanced)

30 Credits

This course will introduce students to developments in European philosophy… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Science Literacy

0 Credits

Physics, Cosmology, Evolutionary Biology and Neuroscience literacy… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

In your third year

Select any TWO of the following:

Political Economy and Globalisation

15 Credits

A course intended to deepen the understanding of the political context of Economics… Read More

And:

Political Economy in a Post-Neoliberal World

15 Credits

A course intended to deepen the understanding of the political context of Economics… Read More

Or:

Finance I

15 Credits

The aim of this course is to provide a rigorous training in finance… Read More

And:

Finance II

15 Credits

The aim of this course is to provide a rigorous training in finance… Read More

Or:

Research Design

10 Credits

This course is intended to support students toward writing an Economic dissertation… Read More

And:

Dissertation (Economics)

20 Credits

A dissertation is intended to enable a student to deepen his or her understanding of … Read More

Plus any THREE of the following:

Industrial Organisation

10 Credits

Industrial Organisation builds on consumer and producer theory… Read More

Economics of Education

10 Credits

Economics of Education considers issues surrounding education from a microeconomic… Read More

Economics of Financial Crises

10 Credits

This course enables students to gain a better understanding economic theory… Read More

Global Economic Policy

10 Credits

Gain a better understanding of the uses of economic theory… Read More

Plus ONE of the following:

Aesthetics

30 Credits

The aesthetic experience and aesthetic objects, their nature and their value… Read More

Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy (NCHPH659)

30 Credits

In this course we study the critical philosophy of Kant and its legacy.… Read More

Political Philosophy (NCHPH628)

30 Credits

Study themes of huge interest: authority, liberty, democracy, justice, & the market… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Applied Ethics

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

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