Dr Aleksandar Vasilev - Programme Leader
Dr Aleksandar Vasilev is Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Business Economics programme. He is a macroeconomist with two books, more than 90 published articles in peer-reviewed journals with impact factor, and 25 technical reports.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BA (Hons) Business Economics
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Work Placement Year
All full-time students on this course have the option to undertake a year-long work placement after their second year, enabling them to gain hands-on experience in industry. Students are expected to source their own placement, and tutors can provide support during the process if required. Those who choose this route do not pay tuition fees for that year but will be required to cover their travel, accommodation, and general living costs.
There are also opportunities for relevant work experience and career development as part of the degree course itself, as well as through various other Lincoln Business School and University schemes. For more information, please visit LIBS work placement pages.
Student Managed Investment Fund
Lincoln International Business School offers the Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), which is an investment fund created, operated, and maintained by students within the school, with everything running within the real-world environment of finance.
Students will be managing real money with the with objective of positive returns whilst managing risk. Industry veteran and long-time lecturer Hao Quach will help support the students throughout, with many years of experience in all aspects of investment banking and 20 years teaching in multiple countries, Hao will use his experience to ensure the stability of the fund and provide guidance. Find out more about the Student Managed Investment Fund.
"I decided to study Business Economics because I wanted a more applied type of Economics degree, and I chose Lincoln because of its small and welcoming community – here you aren’t just a student ID number."Lydia Gallyer-Barnett, BA (Hons) Business Economics graduate and currently Assistant Economist at HM Treasury
This course aims to equip students with transferable skills in preparation for a career in business, including roles in business management, communication analysis, and data interpretation. Students may choose to continue their studies at postgraduate level.
Working in Partnership
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
Banking and Finance
The banking sector offers lucrative and rewarding careers for graduates with the skills and drive to succeed in a highly competitive global industry.
Employment, inflation, house prices, wealth, and poverty affect us all in different ways, and the key to understanding often lies in economics.
Economics and Finance
Making the right decisions at the right time in finance requires foresight and understanding of the factors at work.
Visit Us in Person
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