Financial Economics BSc (Hons)

By studying this course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop highly sought-after skills in economic analysis as well as a wide range of transferable skills relevant for a variety of career paths including those in business, finance, and the public sector. 
  • Tailor your studies
    Our wide range of economics and finance courses share a common first year. This gives you the flexibility to decide the direction you want to take your degree after you have received a thorough grounding in economic and financial concepts and principles. This first-year experience will not only give you a clear understanding of the different paths open to you but will provide ample opportunities to discover where your talents and interests lie. 
  • Build industry insight
    Learn from experienced staff and hear from industry professionals who, in the past, have included speakers from HM Treasury, Lloyds Bank, Barclays, and the European Commission (speakers are subject to availability). 
  • Develop practical skills in our Bloomberg Trading Floor4 
    Our Bloomberg Trading Floor is currently one of the largest academic trading floors in Europe, featuring 42 dual screen Bloomberg terminals.  You’ll also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience using a range of economics and business software packages, and the opportunity to gain the Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate, on successful completion of a short course (subject to availability). 
  • Gain hands-on experience of relevant quantitative software and statistical packages