Financial Economics at Kingston University - UCAS

Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • We were ranked No.3 in London for Economics in the The Guardian University Guide 2023.
  • You’ll study both mainstream and heterodox schools of thought in a pluralist department, giving you a wide range of perspectives on economics.
  • After your first year, you’ll have the flexibility to switch to pure Economics or Business Economics.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
About this course How is our economy affected by financial markets and institutions? What might their economic impact be on an organisation’s decisions on pricing and corporate finance? This course offers you an understanding of how the economy and the financial system are connected. Through a distinctive, pluralist approach, the course examines both traditional and alternative theories and their real-life applications. You’ll explore the interplay of financial markets, instruments, and institutions, as well as their impact on the economy. You’ll develop many skills that are highly valued by employers, including analytical, numerical, data analysis, and problem-solving skills, and the use of specialist statistical software. Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities Graduates often pursue careers in the City of London and the civil service. They work as economists, analysts and consultants in risk, investment, banking and capital markets. Others work in management at multinational companies or progress to postgraduate study.


Example modules:

  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Finance, Risk Management and Instability
  • Working as an Economist
  • Money, Banking and Financial Markets
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Financial Economics at Kingston University - UCAS