Enhance the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behaviour both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy. You’ll find out about microeconomic principles relating to the theories of firms and consumers, and macroeconomic principles underpinning national and international economies. You'll also learn about managerial economics and how firms try to optimise their human resources. You'll gain the skills – and have the opportunity – to undertake independent research in an area of business economics, which will expand your employment opportunities. Key facts Economics at Sussex has an international reputation for outstanding teaching and applied research. We're part of Sussex’s School of Business, Management and Economics. With a solid grounding in economic theory, you'll be prepared for a successful management or financial career. Our faculty integrate their research into their teaching so you learn how to apply economic theory to contemporary topics.