Economics is the study of the ways in which people, businesses and industries use resources.
It helps you learn about how economics affects the world and the ways we live and how we can improve the economy to benefit the whole world.
People who have studied economics can get well paid and interesting jobs as they have developed a range of skills like maths, using logic and critical thinking skills.
Economics can lead into careers in finance, banking, sales and marketing, insurance or public policy.
Selection of jobs using the subject Economics
- Bank manager
- Business analyst
- Business development manager
- Data analyst-statistician
- Economic development officer
- Investment analyst
- Money adviser
- Newspaper or magazine editor
- Pensions manager
- Private practice accountant
- Sales manager
- Tax adviser
- Transport planner
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Check out more than 800 other job profiles, the above list is just a selection of jobs where an interest in economics could take you, there will be loads more!
Examples of apprenticeships that relate to economics:
- Professional Economist (degree) - Level:6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree). Typical length:42 months
- Financial Services Professional (degree) - Level:6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree. Typical length: 42 months
- Workplace Pensions (administrator or consultant) - Level: 3 - equivalent to A levels at Grades A to E. Typical length: 18 months
- Assistant Accountant - Level: 3 - equivalent to A levels at Grades A to E. Typical length: 18 months
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Examples of vocational courses at college
- Business - Level 3 at SGS College
- T Level in Business: Management and Administration at Wiltshire College
- Legal, Finance and Accounting T Level at Exeter College
Examples of degree courses that relate to economics:
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- The Politics of Economics and the Economics of Politicians
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