The School of Economics proudly combines a reputation for internationally renowned research and unparalleled academic support to its students. Always pursuing a research-inspired approach, we are committed to offering an outstanding academic experience that provides a platform to fully explore the influence of economic analysis. We achieve strong results in teaching and research league tables, consistently accomplishing a top ten result in both. Our focus is not only on stimulating and nurturing the intellect, but also developing individual employability from the outset. We offer more than just an educational experience: Economics at UEA is a gateway to possibility.
Welcome to the School of Economics at UEA. I hope very much that you will enjoy your studies at the University of East Anglia and take every opportunity to further your knowledge and advance your future career.
We are an ambitious, research-oriented department, committed to excellence in teaching. Student support and satisfaction are extremely important to us and we are a lively, close-knit community with friendly, approachable academic staff. We are consistently ranked high in the NSS and in the 2016 National Student Survey we ranked first for academic support and second for overall student satisfaction.
Please take time to look at the New Student website as you will find important information about the University and School of Economics and your induction. Further information you will need for your studies will be provided when you arrive.
You will be assigned to an adviser who will be able to offer advice on academic and non-academic matters relating to your study at the university. You are encouraged to meet with them at the beginning of the Academic Year.
I look forward to meeting you at the Head of School Welcome and, on behalf of the School of Economics I would like to take this opportunity of wishing you a stimulating and successful stay at UEA.
Dr Emiliya Lazarova
Head of the School of Economics
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