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Economics involves the examination of questions such as how we get incomes and spend them, how prices are determined, how inflation arises, what causes employment to expand or contract, why countries are more or less prosperous. No previous knowledge of economics is assumed.
As part of an Arts degree, economics is one of four subjects you choose from a menu of subjects in first year. You continue with two of your chosen First Year subjects in second and third year. You may have an option to spend an additional year studying abroad.
Careers or Further Progression...
As a generalised subject, economics can lead into careers in banking, financial services, accountancy, economic consultancy or research, administration, journalism, teaching, or public relations.
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Aoife Barry took an Art Degree from UCC, with Economics and Computer Science in the final two years. She followed this with a Higher Diploma in Business Economics followed by a Masters in Business Economics also in UCC. She now works for Bank of New York Mellon in Cork, as a Mutual Fund Assistant Manager.