Study Programme

Structure of your study programme

The Bachelor's degree programme Economics and Business Economics lasts for three years and earns you 180 EC. You can find the overview of the study programme here:

Your degree programme is made up of the following components:

  • Major required courses (semester 1-3)
  • Major electives (semester 4-6)
  • Dedicated minors
  • Optional Course Profile
  • Applied Economics Research Course

You can find these components further below.

General information

Subjects are taken at three levels:

  • Level 1 – Introductory
  • Level 2 – Intermediate
  • Level 3 – Advanced

You have a lot of freedom to make your own choices, but keep the graduation requirements in mind. The Study Routes can help you to select the courses that fit your ambition and interests in Economics and Business Economics.

Academic Skills

Professional economists have to combine their knowledge of economics and professional skills to apply this knowledge. During your bachelor studies at U.S.E. you will experience that all courses provide a combination of both elements. Visit Academic Skills for more information. 

Other information

Exit qualifications (pdf) describe what you are to master after completing the Bachelor's programme Economics and Business Economics.

Information meeting

The information event about the Optional Course Profile took place on 17 February, you can view the powerpoint presentation online.