Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

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About the course

Initially, the course focuses on the basic knowledge and skills of financial and management accounting, complemented by the theoretical study of economics, practical computer applications and business skills for economists.

  • Awarded the best possible result from the government's QAA review for the quality of our teaching and student support
  • An ACCA Gold Status Approved Learning Partner and a CIMA Learning Quality Partner
  • Optional paid placement year offers experience with employers such as IBM, Intel, Audi, VW, the Audit Commission, HSBC, M&S and Siemens
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Key facts

UCAS course code: LN13

Duration: Three years full-time, four years w…

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About the course

Initially, the course focuses on the basic knowledge and skills of financial and management accounting, complemented by the theoretical study of economics, practical computer applications and business skills for economists.

  • Awarded the best possible result from the government's QAA review for the quality of our teaching and student support
  • An ACCA Gold Status Approved Learning Partner and a CIMA Learning Quality Partner
  • Optional paid placement year offers experience with employers such as IBM, Intel, Audi, VW, the Audit Commission, HSBC, M&S and Siemens
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Key facts

UCAS course code: LN13

Duration: Three years full-time, four years with a placement

Institution code: D26

Entry and admission criteria

  • Typical offers at 280 UCAS Points. You need to study at least two subjects at A Level and achieve one grade B or above in one subject. Students also need to have a good knowledge of Mathematics. This can be demonstrated by A or AS level Maths; other subjects with a strong mathematical component such as natural sciences, statistics or economics at A or AS level are also accepted.
  • Five GCSEs at grades A–C including English Language plus Maths at grade B.
  • International Baccalaureate: 28+ Points.

We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications.

International students:

If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching through lectures, tutorials and seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment will include coursework (such as presentations, essays and reports) and normally an exam or test.

You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures, tutorials etc) each week, and are expected to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work, research etc as required.

Course modules

First year

  • Economics
  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Maths for Finance
  • Statistics and Probability Theory

Second year

  • Business and Managerial Economics (Micro and Macroeconomics)
  • Corporate Finance • Econometrics
  • Equity and Fixed Income Valuation

Options include:

  • European Business Issues
  • Financial Markets
  • Risk Management.

Third year

  • Applied Economic Theory
  • Investments and Portfolio Management
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Advanced Corporate Finance

Options include:

  • International Trade and Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Economics Dissertation.
Programme/Module Information Handbooks:

Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)|

Joint degree options

  • Finance (Joint Honours)
  • Business Management (Joint Honours)

Industry links and professional accreditation

  • Awarded the best possible result from the government's QAA review for the quality of our teaching and student support
  • An ACCA Gold Status Approved Learning Partner and a CIMA Learning Quality Partner

Work experience and placements

Optional paid placement year offers invaluable professional experience.

Graduate careers

Our graduates are highly rated by industry and have an excellent employment record consistently above the national average. Get a competitive edge in the graduate job market by completing the optional placement year.

Fees and funding

UK/EU Fees: £9,000

International Fees: £10,750

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Facilities

Our new £35 million building offers state-of-the-art teaching and computer lab facilities.

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