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Business Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The global financial services industry has generated a strong demand for economists with specialised knowledge of financial systems and markets. By combining both economics and finance, this course equips you to succeed in this sector.On our BSc (Hons) Business Economics and Finance degree you will study how firms and consumers behave in different markets, how capital markets operate and how financial decisions can improve the performance and efficiency of organisations.This economics degree equips you to interpret, communicate and apply economic and financial information, appraise alternative investment opportunities and improve strategic decision making, portfolio planning and risk management.The first two years of the course develop your understanding of the essential core of economics. You have the opportunity to study more specialised subjects such as financial economics in the second year and asset pricing and/or corporate finance and derivatives in the final year. The final year offers you more flexibility to specialise even further by choosing optional modules that are best suited to your career aspirations.Skills for employability is a key part of the Loughborough experience and can really boost your job prospects. This degree has a module specifically built in to help you develop your study and employability skills.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

AAB (excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Communication and Culture and Citizenship Studies). In some circumstances we may ask applicants to achieve specific grades in certain subjects. While no specific A Level (or equivalent) subjects are required, we strongly prefer combinations drawn from traditional (academic) subjects to demonstrate a range of numerical, analytical

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 103 2

    16th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    146 66%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    57th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    148 67%

    28th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    2

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