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What are the different fields in economics and what is the scope in the UK for international students?

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A degree in economics from an international university or college provides you with a wide range if subject-specific yet transferable skills that are highly sought after by the employers worldwide. By obtaining a degree in the same, you can kick-start your career as a:

  • Economist
  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Public Finance Accountant
  • Chartered Certified Accountant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Political Risk Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Statistician
  • External Auditor
  • Financial Risk Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Stockbroker

In addition to this, the following are the areas where your degree would be highly useful:

  • Data Scientist
  • Actuary
  • Civil Service Fast Streamer
  • Local Government Officer
  • Diplomatic Service Officer
  • Management Consultant
  • Quality Surveyor
  • Policy Officer   

Typical Employers for Degree Holders in Economics

Economists are mainly employed in a wide range of settings in both the private and public sectors. In the UK, the Bank of England is the biggest employer for economists. In addition to this, economics graduates can also find suitable opportunities in the following areas:

  • Banks
  • Consultancies
  • Not-for-Profit and Charitable Organisations
  • Accountancy and Insurance Firms
  • Government Departments

56. How to convince student from university to SDS college?

Canada has launched SDS or the Student Direct Stream Program to in India to provide more eligible students with the opportunities to study at the Canadian universities and colleges along with the faster student visa application process. This program acts as a permit facilitation program that offer simpler and faster visa processing with international students. To be eligible for this program, students must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students must have the minimum required IELTS score i.e. 6.0 in each section
  • They must be able to buy Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) of 10,000 CAD
  • They must show the tuition fees for the first year of their studies
  • They must clear an upfront medical examination

Since the eligibility criteria is quite simpler and no paper-based applications under SDS are accepted, it is much more convenient for students to apply for the same online to get a study permit.