IB: 33 points
3 years full-time
Economics with Law combines training in economics with in-depth knowledge of the legal framework of the economy. This degree makes you an expert on the economic and legal structures of the modern economy. It gives you a unique vantage point from which to launch your professional career.
Why study BA Economics with Law at Goldsmiths
BA Economics with Law gives you the chance to advance your knowledge by:
- Giving you a rigorous foundation of economic thinking and the theoretical and analytical tools that are part of the trade
- Training you in the appropriate application of these tools in the different political and social realities of today
- Informing you of the way legal structures and legal argument form the modern political and social reality and how this relates to economic arguments
Modules in Economics range from Intermediate Microeconomics and Macroeconomics to History of Economics Ideas, which will give you an understanding of economic theory, its contexts and its applications.
Modules in Law will emphasise basic training in Law whilst focusing on the aspects of Law that would be relevant to an economist. View the full list of modules below for detailed information on what you'll study.
You'll gain a range of professional skills through robust and varied methods of teaching. Lectures will help you to learn the subject from experts, whilst giving you the opportunity for discussion, group work and debate. Analysing case studies lets you explore real-life examples of economics and law in practice, and independent research projects let you delve deeper into key topics. This programme will challenge your preconceptions, facilitate independent thought, and enable you to develop a critical perspective.
Learn from experts
We know that student-staff interaction is crucial for student development. That's why you'll be assigned a tutor to provide you with regular support throughout your degree. You'll also benefit from small group teaching with our expert staff to give you the chance to question, and the room to grow and gain confidence.
Setting you up for success
By giving you the interdisciplinary knowledge of both Economics and Law, and an understanding of how they relate to one another, you’ll be graduating with the knowledge and expertise to make a difference in modern society.
Having knowledge of the economic, political and legal worlds and how they interlink will set you up for success.