Our Economics degrees provide our graduates with key subject and employability skills along with an appreciation of the increasingly international character of markets and institutions.

We have 15 respected economists whose teaching and research interests cover a wide range of areas within the subject. We offer undergraduate degrees in Economics and Business Economics as well as economics on our joint honours programmes.

Economics is home to a diverse group of academics whose teaching and research interests cover key areas of business analysis such as institutional economics, sports economics, econometric analysis of money demand as well as happiness and migration.

Subject leads

The group is led by Subject Group Head, Frank Currie.

The group sits with the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, led by Jon Easter.

Economics programmes

The economics profession offers some of the most fast paced, exciting – and highly paid – career opportunities in business. Our aim is that our graduates leave being fully equipped and qualified to succeed in this career field.

Research in Economics

We have a vibrant research community with many PhD students. There is an active seminar programme with both internal and external speakers (including 2 Nobel laureates in recent years).