Professor Alessandra Guariglia, Head of Department - The Department of Economics is committed to research and teaching excellence. Its faculty focuses on experimental, financial, international, environmental, as well as other branches of economics. Most of the courses offered are research-led, and all of them offer a high level of employability and opportunities.”
Explore and understand the economic issues affecting political and current affairs.
Taught and research degrees to provide academic excellence and vocational relevance.
A PhD Programme fully accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Degree programmes and courses
The Department of Economics offers a number of degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as an active PhD programme fully accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Top ranked Economics BSc programme
BSc Economics at Birmingham is ranked 1st out of the Russell Group of UK universities. The Group is committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.
Birmingham Experimental Economics Laboratory
Conducting research into how people make their decisions to help better understand market choice and behaviour and how this impacts society; find out more.
Research in the department is organised into three research clusters: Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Finance (CREMF), Economic Policy using Theory and Experiments (CREPTEX) and Environment, Trade and Energy (CRETE).
Nobel Prize winner Professor Al Roth visited the University of Birmingham to give a guest lecture (left) and Tongzhou Lei discussed studying Money Banking and Finance BSc at Birmingham Business School.
- Find out how undergraduate programmes at Birmingham Business School fared in the 'National Student Survey' Results 2013.
- Friday 23rd August 2013
- The 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season starts this Saturday and a major analysis of referee's decisions in the league has shown that officials are around 15% more likely to book foreign players who are from the same background as the most sizable ethnic minority groups in the UK.
- Wednesday 14th August 2013
- Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay discusses the tension between senior police officers and their elected masters that spilled over into the political arena after reports of chief constables being bullied out of their jobs and complaints of misuse of office by some of the new class of Police and Crime Commissioners.
- Tuesday 6th August 2013
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