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Economics and Finance BSc (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
January 2021
Virtual open day
3/10/2021
Virtual open day
3/31/2021

Program description

Economics and Finance BSc (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Discover the precise economic methods, quantitative techniques and up-to-date analytical tools you need for a financially-focused career in economics. You'll explore current debates about the relationship between economics, finance and society while our Financial Research and Trading Room will give you direct access to Bloomberg, the leading financial services provider of market data. The teaching staff include expert advisors to the European Commission, the UK Treasury and other prestigious institutions.

This Economics and Finance degree course explores current debates in the field, including world growth patterns, trade flows, financial crises, business lending and volatility in asset prices. By also studying everyday matters such as profit determination and investment analysis, you'll develop the knowledge needed to effectively navigate the financial world.

This undergraduate degree will help you to develop key transferable skills valued by employers. These vital skills include team-work, solving business problems, IT analysis, work presentations and managing your own performance.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • A minimum grade C in three A levels or minimum grades BC in at least two A levels in academic or business subjects (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Economics (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Accounting
  • Contextualising Theory
  • Economics for Finance and Business
  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Quantitative Methods for Banking, Finance and Economics
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Econometrics and Financial Modelling
  • Microeconomics
  • Creating a Winning Business 1
  • Learning through Work
  • Bank Lending and the Legal Environment
  • Economics and Ethics
  • Information Technology for Professional Practice
  • International Business and World Markets
  • Macroeconomics
  • Money and Banking
  • Statistical Methods and Modelling Markets
  • Empirical Research in Global Banking, Finance and Economics
  • Fin Instruments and Financial Engineering
  • Creating a Winning Business 2
  • Learning through Work 2
  • Professional Experience Year Placement
  • Development Economics and Emerging Markets
  • Economics of Human Resources
  • Economics of Multinational Business
  • International Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Personal Finance

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £12,700 per year

Career opportunities

Careers our economics and finance graduates have entered include business analysts, financial case handlers, data and operational analysts and compliance assistants. They work for famous corporations such as Nationwide, the FDM Group, Lloyds and BNP Paribas. Roles like these in banking and finance, as well as managerial, consultancy and research work in both international corporations and governments, are all open to you with this degree.

You can also go on to postgraduate courses if you want to take your studies further.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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