Economics & Finance at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Study economics and finance to discover the impact of financial decisions made by individuals and businesses on consumers, workers, industry, commerce and the government. From global events such as credit crunches to the closure of our favourite high street stores, explore the impact finance and the economy have on the world around you. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Develop valuable analytical skills in finance and economics that will prepare you for the workplace
  • Discover how financial decisions made by individuals and businesses affect consumers, workers, industry, commerce and government
  • Gain a thorough understanding of financial markets and the structure of business organisations
Find out more If you take a paid work placement in your third year, you’ll develop and enhance your employability skills. Our students have enjoyed placements with Disney, Morrisons and the NHS. Our guest lecture series will help support your development. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association and the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank. To view and register for any upcoming guest lectures, visit our university events webpage. Why study Economics and Finance at Leeds Beckett University...
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Economics & Finance graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*
  • Work alongside a team of research active lecturers with professional experience
  • Utilise the university's strong local and national business links and take a paid work placement
  • Listen and network with industry leaders at the Business School's guest lecture series
  • Develop valuable analytical skills that are relevant in a variety of workplace settings
  • Uncover how the decisions made by business leaders affect everyday customers
*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • The UK Economy
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods: Statistics
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Financial Statement Preparation
  • Introduction to Economic Thought
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods: Concepts
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Financial Markets & Corporate Financial Decisions
  • Contemporary Economic Thought
  • Financial Management
  • Economics & Methodology
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Econometrics
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Finance & Investment Management
  • Financial Institutions & Regulation in the UK Economy
  • Finance – Corporations & Markets
  • Economics, Management & Finance in the Public Sector
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Additional fee information

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Economics & Finance at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS