Address the role financial markets play in today's profound issues - poverty and development, environmental protection, and financial and monetary crises. Learn the tools economists have developed in financial and money markets, analyse real-life economic problems, and shape their solutions. Overview Economics is everywhere - it's at the core of many societal and global issues, with financial markets playing a fundamental coordinating role. By specialising in financial economics you will gain the skills and tools to make a difference in the world around you, and expand your employment opportunities. Recent graduates have gone on to work at the Bank of England, Government Economic Service (GES), Ernst & Young, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and more. Reasons to study Financial Economics at Kent
- Collaborate with inspiring lecturers who advise UK, European and international organisations.
- Apply your academic skills and gain invaluable experience by taking a Year in Industry.
- Study in our new Kennedy building, home to our economics community, with excellent facilities.
- Shape your degree outside the classroom with our thriving student-led societies. Kent Invest focuses 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.
- Access support through our employability team, regular workshops and alumni talks, as well as our dedicated academic adviser and peer mentoring scheme.
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.
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