Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics, Finance and International Business

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Course summary

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Our Economics, Finance and International Business degree will prepare you for a successful career as an economist or financial business analyst in the government or not-for-profit sector. You will learn the theory and how to apply this to the real world through:

  • the work placement scheme
  • visits by experts from the world of business, government and other higher education institutions
  • and the insight provided by our experienced staff.
We have links with leading companies in finance, manufacturing and services. This enables you to combine your classroom-based learning with practical input from professionals. At Oxford Brookes Business School we are known internationally for learning and teaching. You will receive an engaging and vibrant learning experience. You will graduate with relevant knowledge, techniques and practical skills. With a broad knowledge and specialist skills in management, critical thinking and analysis you will be prepared for your future career. You may also be interested in our Economics, Politics and International Relations course.

Course details


You will learn about the key issues involved in international production, investment and trade and you will develop the skills in economic analysis and modelling which inform complex decision making. On this course you will discover how to apply your expertise in practice by acquiring the ability to create detailed and well-informed reports, present arguments persuasively, think critically and strategically, and work co-operatively in cross-cultural teams. In your final year, you undertake a synoptic module in Economics, Finance and International Business which allows you to engage in independent project work. For detailed module information, please see the online course entry on our website.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5.

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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
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that tuition fees may increase in subsequent years for both new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to continue to set fees at the maximum level permitted for new and returning Home and EU students. Fees are subject to agreement by the Office for Students.

Sponsorship information

At Oxford Brookes, we have always warmly welcomed students from the EU. We deeply value the enormous contributions they make, and we will continue to do all we can to welcome EU students long into the future. We are therefore delighted to announce that we will be offering scholarships of £4,000 to all EU students who wish to join our degree programmes in the academic year 2021/22. If you meet the criteria, this scholarship will be applied automatically as a discount to your tuition fees across all years of study. For full details including eligibility criteria, please see our website at https://www.brookes.ac.uk/studying-at-brookes/finance/undergraduate-finance---eu-students/2021-22/financial-help-for-undergraduate-eu-students/

Economics, Finance and International Business at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS