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Course summary

Overview BSc Economics and Finance, combined with a placement year, provides you with a thorough training in economic analysis with an additional focus on understanding corporate finance, financial instruments, and financial markets. On this degree programme you’ll become an expert in economic and financial modelling techniques and statistical analysis. In your third year, you'll spend 9 to 12 months on a full-time placement, gaining invaluable working experience and employability skills in a relevant area of your choice. You’ll develop a skills profile that is highly valued by employers: suitable either to enter employment directly or progress to postgraduate study. About This Course On this course, you'll combine a rigorous training in economics with a focus on finance. You'll study microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic modelling and statistics, and you'll also study the economics of corporate finance and of financial markets. You are likely to choose further modules in derivatives, financial risk management and alternative investments. You may then choose to deepen your quantitative skills through modules such as programming and data analysis, or to broaden your knowledge of economics generally by choosing from the full suite of modules on offer in the School of Economics. Combining BSc Economics and Finance with a placement year, you'll typically spend between 9 and 12 months of your third year in a full-time placement. Although you'll be expected to secure your own work placement, dedicated staff within the School and the Careers Service will support and assist you throughout the process of searching, applying for, and ultimately gaining a position. Furthermore, support will also be provided whilst you are on placement and when you return to complete your studies in your fourth (final) year. Based in the School of Economics, you’ll be taught by a lively, friendly, research-oriented team, committed to teaching excellence and focused on facilitating your growth and success. Our School is globally respected, especially for its pioneering and world-leading work in behavioural economics. Our active research areas also include macroeconomics, competition economics, environmental policy, conflict theory, finance, and labour market studies in education, family and welfare. You’ll be joining a vibrant and diverse community. Our student-led Economics Society is the perfect place to network and socialise with fellow students with shared interests. The Norwich Economic Papers, run by a Student Editorial Board, and the ECO Blog are outlets within which you can publish your work. Our within-school internships enable you to participate directly in frontier research. And our Staff Student Liaison Committee gives you a say in the future direction and every day running of the school. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
LN1P
Institution code:
E14
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade C or 4 and GCSE Mathematics grade B or 5. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk or email [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/undergraduate/bsc-economics-and-finance-with-a-placement-year/2023-24/sep#entry_requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in each component)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing) . We will also accept a number of other English Language qualifications. Please check our website for details.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
63%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £19250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Economics and Finance with a Placement Year at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS