University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics and Finance

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Course summary

BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance Skills in applied economic and financial analysis are valued by employers worldwide. This topical degree equips you to solve complex problems within financial institutions and business organisations. Why choose this course? BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance helps you become proficient in undertaking research and analysis, handling complex financial data sources, diagnosing problems and taking the high-level decisions expected of an applied economist. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institution for Securities and Investment (CISI), the largest and most widely respected professional body for the securities and investment profession in the UK. Is this course for you? If you want to raise your professional profile, BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance brings you into close contact with leading employers. They provide real-world case studies, practical scenarios, guest lectures and consultancy projects to enhance the currency of your studies. How you will learn We use a compelling combination of lectures, problem-solving seminars, group work, case study analysis and computer lab work. Practical scenarios will be at the heart of your learning – from tracking your own portfolio of investments and taking part in trading challenge competitions to analysing up-to-the-minute information in our Financial Markets Lab. Opportunities and experiences An optional placement or internship – in the UK or overseas – helps you appreciate effective economic and financial analysis in the workplace. There is also the chance to join our short study visits abroad or to spend time studying with one of our international partners. Professionally accredited This course is accredited by leading professional bodies the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning the course is mapped against the skills employers are looking for and provides you with additional awards and/or exemptions towards professional body memberships. Careers and employability There is a consistent demand for Economics and Finance graduates so this degree helps you pursue fulfilling career avenues. Your know-how will be valued across the public, private and voluntary sectors worldwide. Alongside roles in international business, consultancy and finance, you could secure opportunities in government departments, development agencies and not-for-profit organisations. Did you know? We also offer this course:

  • With a Foundation Year

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L100
Institution code:
D39
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Economics and Finance at University of Derby - UCAS