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Economics & Finance with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    L11F

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    35th

    4
  • Subject Ranking

    38th

    8 (Economics)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    128

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    82

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.93

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Start date

    SEP

Course Summary

The BSc Economics and Finance with a Foundation Year degree at Swansea University could help you achieve a senior finance role within an international organisation. Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in economics and finance, before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Economics and Finance degree within the School of Management.

Blending core elements of economics and finance, this degree provides a comprehensive understanding of modern economics and its application within the financial industry. The chance to concentrate on specialist areas such as corporate finance will develop your appreciation of the relationship between economic analysis and financial operations.

Your Foundation Year will be taught at The College, located next to the School of Management. Once you complete this year, you will move to the School of Management building for the remainder of your studies. The BSc Economics and Finance with a Foundation Year degree at Swansea University is a flexible degree with the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. This can give you a real competitive advantage and will broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.

This degree will make you a strong candidate for any graduate employer. Your future job title could be any of the following: Economist, Analyst, Researcher, Government Adviser, Financial Analyst, Econometrician.

University information

University Ranking

35th

About this University

Swansea University is set on two beachfront campuses either side of Swansea's bustling city centre, offering students the perfect combination of study and seaside living. The university provides outstanding teaching, learning and positive outcomes for its students (awarded a gold rating, TEF 2018).

Address

Bay Campus

Fabian Way

Swansea

SA1 8EN

UNITED KINGDOM