Economics and Business Economics

Economics and Business Economics

With over 90 years of experience, Hull is the place to be for Economics. At Hull, Economics is part of Hull University Business School, which sits within the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics.

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Come to an Autumn Open Day on October 7, October 21 or November 18 to find out more about this subject, our students and the University.


Study our Economics degree programme to learn new mathematical and statistical techniques, and how to explain a variety of data and forecast future trends. Or, opt for Business Economics and learn how economics can assist understanding business issues. Our Masters degrees can be studied without any prior knowledge, meaning they’re a great way to step into a new career, and we also offer numerous different research degrees to suit your particular interests.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


  • Business Economics

    Learn how to apply economic theory to the real world of business.

  • Business Economics and Marketing

    Learn how to combine a marketing speciality with strong data handling skills on this AACSB-accredited course.

  • Business Management and Economics

    Learn the key concepts and techniques of economics, alongside developing a deeper understanding of the complexity of the modern business world.

  • Economics

    Learn how decisions made by individuals and businesses affect consumers, workers, industry, commerce and the government.

  • Economics and Accounting

    Gain a detailed knowledge of accounting and economics and the links between them, along with a wider understanding of the corporate world.

  • Economics and Financial Management

    Learn how to apply economic theory to the real world of finance.

  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics

    One of the longest-running courses of its kind in the country, many of our students have gone on to careers in politics.

Postgraduate Taught

  • MSc in Economics and Business

    Advance your economic skills relevant to business through the study of quantitative methods and the economic analysis of business data.

Postgraduate Research


"Hull ticked all of the boxes for me, so I didn't look any further."

Augustine Kadare
Business Economics

Why study at Hull?

From your first steps on campus until the day you graduate and beyond, we’re always working to bring you the very best experience, which means there are loads of reasons to make Hull the place to launch your career in economics. Take a look at just some of the benefits you’ll get when studying Economics at Hull:


Economics has been taught at the University of Hull since 1927 and has a long-established reputation which has generated a large number of successful business people.


The Economics programme at the University of Hull offers you the choice of Economics or Business Economics. The Economics degree for those who aspire to be a professional economist or Business Economics to analyse problems as an economist and apply to wider business issues.


The University of Hull has seen many of it's economics graduates go on to work in public and private sector both nationally and internationally working for such illustrious organisations such as J.P.Morgan, Rolls-Royce, The Home Office, Rothschild and BP.

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Our Facilities

Our learning environment is an inspiring collection of Grade II listed buildings, seamlessly integrated with modern facilities to provide a wonderful place to study, work and meet all, complemented by ongoing investment in the latest business technologies and software.

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The employment prospects for Economics are great - recent firms that our graduates have taken up roles at have included Hull Trains, RWE, npower, IBM, Young’s Seafood, and BAE Systems.

While you're studying, our Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success is here to improve your chances of success. Working in tandem with the University's Careers and Employability service, we're committed to connecting our students with a wide range of employment-related opportunities, offering them the possibility to use their learning and skills to make a real difference.

Centre for Professional Success   Careers and Employability service

94% of economics students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating*



Our Research

Find out more about our economics research group, and how our practical research is having a real world impact today.

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International Opportunities

To help you build an international perspective into your future academic or professional career, we provide a wide range of opportunities to experience the global business environment. All Accounting and Finance students are given the opportunity to gain valuable international experience as part of their degree. Options include a year abroad or a short summer school at one of our many partner institutions.

See where your degree can take you

Study at 
one of over
34 partner institutions
in over 16 countries



Business Engagement

We work with local and regional businesses to provide a range of services, from formal training to conference spaces. See how we can help your business.

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Now see for yourself

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year - the next one is on 7 October.

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Hull University Business School
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX