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Business Economics and Finance (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 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.This degree includes an optional year on placement or studying abroad which will help you stand out to employers and equip you for a wide range of rewarding careers. You will be taught by leading academics in their fields who apply the latest research insights and professional best-practice into their teaching. You will also have the opportunity to tailor your degree as well by choosing from a range of optional modules in more specialist subjects, especially in your final year.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

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,800per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAA

AAA - In some circumstances we may ask applicants to achieve specific grades in certain subjects. Preferred 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 and discursive abilities. These A Levels include: Ancient History, Biology, Classical Civilisation, Chemistry, Economics, English Language/Literature, Geography, Government and Politics, History, Languages (non-native),

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

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

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 105 2

    17th out of 80 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    148 67%

    24th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    22nd

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    148 67%

    25th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    27th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    7th

    9

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