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Economics throws open the doors to the world of professional finance. You’ll explore markets and economic theories, and sharpen your decision-making skills by using real-time tools to analyse global market data — all while customising your learning to meet your own career goals.

Discover Economics at Nottingham Business School

Become a specialist in financial services with an Economics degree at Nottingham Business School. We provide an experience crafted to prepare you for the world of work and specialise in the areas that interest you most. There will be plenty of opportunities to gain industry experience, travel overseas to study abroad and collaborate with business.


in the UK for Economics (Guardian University Guide 2024)


of Economics (SW) students are positive about the academic support on their course (NSS 2023)


of undergraduate economics students are in work and/or further study within 15 months after graduation (Graduation Outcomes Survey 2020/21)

Learn how to use sophisticated analysis tools

You’ll have access to our Business Lab facility, which gives you the simulated experience of working in the fast-moving world of shares and trading. You'll learn how to use powerful analysis tools to sharpen your decision making and keep you up to date on worldwide financial markets.

Careers in Economics

As a world leader in experiential learning and personalisation, our courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to achieve the career you want. You’ll encounter countless opportunities to collaborate with business, make decisions aligned to your goals, and access career support from employability specialists, personal tutors, alumni and more. Our recent Economics graduates have gone on to roles at companies including:

  • Accenture
  • KPMG
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Arriva
  • IBM

Previous graduates have gone into roles such as:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Economist
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Commercial Analyst

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