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BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance
Skills in applied economic and financial analysis are valued by employers worldwide. This topical degree equips you to solve complex problems within financial institutions and business organisations.
Why choose this course?
BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance helps you become proficient in undertaking research and analysis, handling complex financial data sources, diagnosing problems and taking the high-level decisions expected of an applied economist. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institution for Securities and Investment (CISI), the largest and most widely respected professional body for the securities and investment profession in the UK.
Is this course for you?
If you want to raise your professional profile, BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance brings you into close contact with leading employers. They provide real-world case studies, practical scenarios, guest lectures and consultancy projects to enhance the currency of your studies.
How you will learn
We use a compelling combination of lectures, problem-solving seminars, group work, case study analysis and computer lab work. Practical scenarios will be at the heart of your learning – from tracking your own portfolio of investments and taking part in trading challenge competitions to analysing up-to-the-minute information in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab.
Opportunities and experiences
An optional placement or internship – in the UK or overseas – helps you appreciate effective economic and financial analysis in the workplace. There is also the chance to join our short study visits abroad or to spend time studying with one of our international partners.
This course is accredited by leading professional bodies the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning the course is mapped against the skills employers are looking for and provides you with additional awards and/or exemptions towards professional body memberships.
Careers and employability
There is a consistent demand for Economics and Finance graduates so this degree helps you pursue fulfilling career avenues. Your know-how will be valued across the public, private and voluntary sectors worldwide. Alongside roles in international business, consultancy and finance, you could secure opportunities in government departments, development agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Did you know? We also offer this course:
- With a Foundation Year
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 128 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C or grade 4 including Maths and English. For Access to HE please see the specific credits required in the section for Access to HE|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma (60 credits) with a minimum 24 level three credits at Merit plus GCSE Maths and English. Functional Skills or Key Skills at level 2|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|