The central aim of the Economics minor is to enable you to understand and think rigorously about economic theory, and about the causes, consequences and implications of economic events, trends and ideas.
Your History with Economics BA
In your History with Economics BA, you will learn about the structures which affect real-life decisions and events around the world, as well as gaining a rigorous knowledge of the historical context leading to those events. You’ll also develop the quantitative skills needed to interpret contemporary economics as practised, alongside the ability to analyse the theory behind both economic and historical study of the world.
Teaching & learning
You will experience an average of over 10 high-quality contact hours with academics per week, typically consisting of:
- 6 hours of degree lectures
- 1-hour one-to-one tutorial
- 1-hour small group tutorial
- 1.5 hours LAUNCH seminar
- 2 hours NCH Diploma lectures
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Timetables are usually made available to students during Freshers’ Week. Teaching can be scheduled to take place during any day of the week. However, when possible, Wednesday afternoons are usually reserved for sports and cultural activities.
New College of the Humanities’ degrees have been designed and created by the College’s world-class professors and faculty. The courses reflect their areas of expertise and research interests, meaning that they are strongly engaged with the material that they will teach you, and there may be opportunities for students to participate in active research. Read more
In the case of the History major and minor, the curriculum is overseen and developed by Dr Lars Kjaer, BA (AU), MPhil, PhD (Cantab), Head of Faculty & Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at NCH London.
In the case of the Economics major and minor, the curriculum is overseen and advocated by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, BSc (Delhi), BA, MA, PhD (Cantab), FBA, FAAAS, who has the rare distinction of being a Fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences. Sir Partha has taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the University of Cambridge and the University of Manchester.
New College of the Humanities has undergone a review for educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). NCH is subject to educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) under the UK Visas and Immigration’s Tier 4 sponsorship requirements. See the QAA for more information.
The New College of the Humanities undergraduate degree programmes have been validated by Solent University as being of an appropriate standard and quality and will lead to the Solent University award of the BA (Hons).
To reflect the greater richness of your studies and the additional Core Courses and professional development programme that you study at the College, you will be awarded the NCH Diploma in addition to your degree. The diploma sets you apart from other graduates by marking the greater breadth of your education at the College. The NCH Diploma is a non-credit bearing award.
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Related degree programmes
The following degree programmes feature this major