Economics and Management

Wadham admits around four students each year to read for the degree of Economics and Management. The subject provides an excellent opportunity to combine the study of economics with a range of subjects in management studies.

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Course Offered: BA (Hons) Economics and Management

Entry to Economics and Management is highly competitive but also very open. In addition to proven academic ability, admitting tutors look for potential, motivation and commitment to your proposed studies in Oxford.

Undergraduate Prospectus

The Course
In the first year of the course three compulsory subjects are taken in Introductory Economics, Financial Management, and General Management. This leads to a pass/fail examination at the end of the first year. In the second and third years there are three compulsory papers: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Quantitative Economics. A further five papers are chosen from a very wide range of optional subjects (two of which much be in Management), leading to final written examinations at the end of the third year.

Teaching Structure
Teaching is organised into college tutorials and university lectures and classes at the Department of Economics and the School of Management Studies (the Saïd Business School). The College has two Fellows in Economics in residence, Dr Alan Beggs and Dr Francesco Zanetti, who are responsible for the economics component of the degree. The Fellow in Management Studies, Dr Oren Sussman, is responsible for this aspect of the course. Graduates in Economics and Management have open to them a wide range of career opportunities in, for example, banking and financial services, management consultancy, international and multinational organisations. Interested graduates may also be able to further their studies at graduate level at the Saïd Business School or with the department of Economics.

A student's perspective

Current Fellows and Lecturers

Dr Alan Beggs (Tutorial Fellow in Economics)

Ms Merrilyn Groom (Lecturer)

Dr Oren Sussman (Tutorial Fellow in Management)

Associate Professor Francesco Zanetti (Tutorial Fellow in Economics)