Develop the analytical skills needed to find solutions to tackle poverty, economic growth and environmental protection, and to shape our world. Learn how economists use mathematical and statistical models to make economic forecasts that inform policymakers’ decisions affecting households, firms and governments. Our degree is your first step to a wide range of careers, from accountancy and banking, to journalism and business. You will be provided with the tools that economists have developed in financial and money markets. Tools that will aid you in analysing real economic problems. Shape your degree outside the classroom with our thriving student led societies. Kent Invest focusses on financial markets holding an annual trading competition. The Economics Society explores issues of the moment through the lens of the discipline, culminating in an annual networking conference. Choose to study Financial Economics at Kent because: · you’ll satisfy your curiosity at a top 20 subject in The Guardian University Guide 2022 · you’ll study in a supportive learning community, ranked 5th for student satisfaction in The Complete University Guide 2022 · you’ll learn from inspiring lecturers who advise UK, European and international organisations · you’ll gain ongoing support through our employability team, regular workshops and alumni talks, as well as our dedicated academic adviser and peer mentoring scheme. · you’ll study in our new Kennedy building, home to our economics community, with excellent facilities, ideal for teaching analytic tools.
You learn how economists think and become familiar with the tools they use for analysing real economic problems. You develop the skills to analyse and discuss crucial aspects of the subject, such as macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative economics. Our wide range of modules allows you to tailor your degree to support your particular career ambitions; for example, you can choose modules that prepare you for life as a professional economist. The additional skills in mathematical and statistical modelling that you’ll learn with open up a broader range of opportunities too.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|