Welcome to the Department of Economics and Related Studies.
As one of the largest economics departments in the UK, we offer a great diversity of research expertise and high-quality teaching, and our community of students and staff is vibrant and international in perspective. Find out more about our courses and what it's like to be a student here with York Virtual Visit.
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Things to look forward to about Economics at York
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I’m Vera and I’m currently studying Economics at the University of York. There are so many reasons to be excited to come to York…
3 (+1) Things to look forward to about Economics at York
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Deciding which university is for you can be a tricky and daunting task, whatever course you decide to pursue. Even though it’s been almost…
A Week in the Life of an Economics Student
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Economics at the University of York is generally a relatively contact-hour heavy course. In second year I can have up to sixteen contact hours…
My finance placement at The Walt Disney Company
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Hi, I’m Matt, an Economics and Finance student here at York. I’m currently doing a Placement Year working as a Finance Intern at The…
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