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Qualification descriptor for Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics - Major; Economics
Ekonomie Kandidatexamen - Huvudområde; Nationalekonomi

Degree regulations of 2007
First cycle
Established
Qualification descriptor approved on 2010-04-28 by Ordförande filosofisk fakultetsnämnd.
Examanition Objectives
Higher Education Act
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Higher Education Ordinance

Annex 2

Knowledge and understanding
For a Bachelor's degree the student shall have:
    * demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the field, understanding of applicable methodologies in the field, specialised study in some aspect of the field as well as awareness of current research issues.

Competence and skills
For a Bachelor's degree the student shall have:
    * demonstrated the ability to search for, gather, evaluate and critically interpret the relevant information for a formulated problem and also discuss phenomena, issues and situations critically
    * demonstrated the ability to identify, formulate and solve problems autonomously and to complete tasks within predetermined time frames
    * demonstrated the ability to present and discuss information, problems and solutions in speech and writing and in dialogue with different audiences, and
    * demonstrated the skills required to work autonomously in the main field of study.
 

Judgement and approach
For a Bachelor's degree the student shall have:
    * demonstrated the ability to make assessments in the main field of study informed by relevant disciplinary, social and ethical issues
    * demonstrated insight into the role of knowledge in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used, and
    * demonstrated the ability to identify the need for further knowledge and ongoing learning.

 

Detailed objectives for this degree

For a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics the student will have the ability to
- analyze and interpret economical environments and opportunities
- undestand relationships and differences between the strategic, tactical and operational level in economical circumstances
- discuss and cooperate with legal expertise in a conscious and reflective manner
- utilize scientific and statistical methods in order to solve problems within the economical area

For a Bachelor of Science, major Economics, the student will have the ability to
- select and motivate different approaches in order to solve problems within economics
- apply methods and tools to solve problems within economics
- perform tasks toward clients in different contexts within economics

Credits
The programme requires 180 credits.

The credits stated indicate the total for all courses leading to the degree. All courses are to have been completed and passed.

Special requirements
Higher Education Ordinance and Luleå University of Technology
Independent project (degree project)
A requirement for the award of a Bachelor's degree is completion by the student of an independent project (degree project) for at least 15 credits in the main field of study. (The Higher Education Ordinance, Annex 2 Qualifications ordinance)

Compulsory courses included in degrees the equivalent of 180 credits are at first cycle level. Courses at second cycle level equal to at most 15 credits may be included in a degree the equivalent of 180 credits.(Guidelines for Bologna adaptation), LTU Dnr 783-06).

All course requirements for this degree are stated in the official syllabus.

Degree certificate

A degree certificate will be issued upon application to students who fulfil the requirements for a degree.

Course requirements for this degree