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Economics and Finance with a Professional Placement Year BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Cardiff University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    42P9

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    26th

    7
  • Subject Ranking

    32nd

    3 (Economics)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    154

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    76

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    3.85

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc Econ H

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

The Economics and Finance course offers you the opportunity to combine the main elements of Economics with the study of Finance.The programme emphasises the close relationship between Economics and Finance, and places those subjects in their broader organisational, social and political contexts.You will also be given the opportunity to pursue specialist areas of particular interest.A mixture of core and optional modules will be employed, which allows you to follow certain areas of interest, while acquiring a sound knowledge of the main elements of both subjects. Equal weighting is given to both subjects throughout the three years of the degree.The programme will provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge, both theoretical and practical, through the professional placement year, to take on responsible positions early in a variety of careers in various sectors of banking and finance. Distinctive featuresDistinctive features of the course include:•the involvement of research-active staff in Course design and delivery.•the emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.•the emphasis on acquisition of high quality practical skills and the development of innovative ideas.•flexibility, permitting graduates to pursue careers in a broad range of economic and financial areas or continue to postgraduate study.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Extended Project
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grades / Points

ABB–AAB

Details

Mathematics A Level required. All offers will exclude General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies.

Tuition Fees

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£9,000 per year

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University information

University Ranking

26th

About this University

Cardiff University was founded in 1883. It is based in and around Cardiff's elegant civic centre, 5 minutes' walk from the city centre. Academic buildings, student residences and the Students' Union are within a short walk of each other. Cardiff is the only Russell Group university in Wales.

Address

Main Site - Cardiff

30-36 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0DE

UNITED KINGDOM