Online BSc Economics and ManagementOnline BSc Economics and ManagementOnline BSc Economics and Management

Awarded by the University of London
Academic Direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science
Awarded by the University of London
Academic Direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science
Awarded by the University of London
Academic Direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science

The online BSc Economics and Management programme prepares you to apply economic analysis to management practice. As you build economic reasoning skills and an international perspective of management issues, you’ll also cultivate an understanding of the evolving relationships between industries, markets and economies.

Use economic reasoning and rigorous analysis to solve applied management challenges.

Formulate and articulate logically sound arguments about management and economic issues.

Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of pressing international management topics.

Programme Structure

With academic direction from leading faculty at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – ranked #2 globally in Social Sciences and Management1 – the BSc Economics and Management combines economic analysis, quantitative skills and applied management knowledge. Your studies will help you become a more effective communicator, problem-solver and decision-maker.

Understand the fundamentals.
Your introductory courses will emphasise quantitative subjects such as mathematics and statistics, and familiarise you with the core principles of management, economics and accounting.

Combine analysis and application.
Your intermediate courses – such as microeconomics, data analysis and corporate finance – will help you develop the analytical mindset you need to solve complex management challenges.

Think strategically and globally.
Your advanced courses will strengthen your strategic thinking and global management skills. You will also be able to customise your studies with a choice of high-level economics courses.

View this programme on the University of London website.
View the Programme Specification.

Admissions Deadlines

Early Priority Deadline

1 October 2021

Priority Deadline

29 October 2021

Final Application Deadline

26 November 2021

Programme Starts

7 February 2022

Learn about admissions.

Sample Course Sequence

The maximum period of registration is six years, but we suggest you aim to complete your programme within three to four years. To complete the programme in as few as three years, students must take four full courses (or equivalent) each year.

The table below shows the suggested course sequence when taking this programme through Standard Entry Route (equivalent of 12 full courses) over three years. All full courses are 30 credits and take 20 weeks of learning. Half courses are 15 credits and include 10 weeks of learning.

Year One

MN1178 Business and Management in a Global Context

ST104A Statistics 1*

MT105A Mathematics 1*

AC1025 Principles of Accounting

EC1002 Introduction to Economics

Year Two

EC2066 Microeconomics

MN2196 Data Analysis for Management Decision-Making

EC2065 Macroeconomics FN2191
Principles of Corporate Finance

Year Three

MN3119 Strategy

MN3141 Marketing Management

EC2199 The World Economy from the Industrial Revolution to the Present 

OR

EC3115 Monetary Economics

OR

EC3099 Industrial Economics

Open Choice (any level)**

* Half Course

** Open choice courses: Choose a) one 100-, 200- or 300-level course (or two half courses) from the course selection list (PDF 1.5 MB) or b) two LSE summer school courses.

View the Programme Regulations.

Course Spotlight: StrategyCourse Spotlight: StrategyCourse Spotlight: Strategy

In this course – an interaction of game theory, economics and strategic management – you’ll study a variety of situations in which two or more decision-makers interact in a strategic manner. As you consider these case studies, you will learn how to use tools of strategic analysis and game theory to value and analyse strategic options in real life.In this course – an interaction of game theory, economics and strategic management – you’ll study a variety of situations in which two or more decision-makers interact in a strategic manner. As you consider these case studies, you will learn how to use tools of strategic analysis and game theory to value and analyse strategic options in real life.In this course – an interaction of game theory, economics and strategic management – you’ll study a variety of situations in which two or more decision-makers interact in a strategic manner. As you consider these case studies, you will learn how to use tools of strategic analysis and game theory to value and analyse strategic options in real life.

Why Earn a BSc Economics and Management?

Employers need professionals who can use economic reasoning, analysis and approaches to solve management issues. Here are a few fields you might consider once you’ve earned this degree:

  • accountancy
  • banking and finance
  • general management
  • consultancy
  • public sector
  • business and data analysis

Economic Analyst
Evaluate current economic issues spanning range of sectors – from energy to health to finance – and develop recommendations for clients or organisations.

Management Consultant
Help organisations navigate existing and emerging challenges, improve efficiency, analyse performance, assess risk and identify growth opportunities.

Investment Analyst
Advise traders and fund managers on investment decisions by researching new opportunities and anticipating economic developments that affct markets.

Operational Researcher
Use statistics, data science and mathematics to analyse organisations and help leaders identify ways to increase productivity and mitigate operational hurdles.

Bring Economic Insights to Management Practice

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