BSc Economics and Mathematics
(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features in a range of aspects of the discipline; - apply generic and subject specific intellectual qualities to standard situations outside the context in which they were originally studied; - appreciate and employ the main methods of enquiry in the subject and critically evaluate the appropriateness of different methods of enquiry; - use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake the analysis of data and information; - effectively communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms; - demonstrate an intermediate level of knowledge of both micro and macro economics;- understand both theoretical and applied knowledge in chosen specialist subject areas; - demonstrate the knowledge and understanding required for more advanced, specialist study in Programme Year 3.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme: - qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area studied; - skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility; - IT, numeric and modelling skills.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include: - demonstrating the ability to apply a range of aspects of the discipline to complex, albeit standard, situations and simple, albeit novel or atypical, instances; - work that is often descriptive in nature but drawing on a wide variety of material; - demonstrating basic professional competencies relevant to the discipline; - the ability to evaluate and critically analyse received opinion.