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Economics and Banking BSc (Hons)

University of Winchester

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UCAS CODE: L13N

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Gain a rigorous understanding of economics, banking and finance practices, ensuring you are equipped to make an immediate impact in national and global businesses - Develop some of the most in-demand skills in the global and digital economies such as data-analysis proficiency, risk management and cyber security - Practical application of economic principles and theory are at the heart of the course- No previous study of economics is required — all are encouraged to applyNew Open Banking rules, developments in financial technology and data analytics are just a few of the exciting changes that are shaking up the banking and finance industries. Our modern and highly relevant programmes offer you all the career opportunities of a degree in Banking within the solid context of an Economics degree framework.The modern business world increasingly requires an ability to understand the driving principles of economics. This BSc degree provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge, understanding, technical skills and confidence to operate successfully in an international and globalised work environment.The three-year course focuses on the core areas of economics – macroeconomics, microeconomics and applied economics – as well as study in relevant areas of business and financial management. Real-world and practical application of economic theory are at the heart of our career-focused degree programme. You develop quantitative and data analysis proficiency, honing your problem-solving skills Built upon the United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, the programme is driven to enhance the key values for achieving sustainability. It is delivered by our research-active and expert team in economics, accounting and finance together with complementary expertise from the banking sector.Year 1 of the programme offers you an introduction to the world of business, finance and banking and also gives you the opportunity to develop your academic and professional skills. You will examine Contemporary Conversations in the sectors, and study Principles of Macro- and Microeconomics and Mathematics for Economists.In Year 2, you study specialist areas within banking and financial services, Research Methods, Macro- and Microeconomics Analysis and Econometrics or Finance.In your final year, you are able to choose from a wide range of options in subjects that interest you. This may include Investment Trading, Ethics and specialist Banking modules.Built in to the programme is the opportunity to gain work experience, study abroad, undertake a dissertation and gain professional recognition through our established and new relationships with professional bodies and employers.A distinctive feature of the course is the optional salaried work-placement year, where you can develop your understanding of banking, enhance your CV and improve your employment prospects. A number of major financial services companies such as Aviva, Barclays, Capita Group, HSBC, Lloyds, and Zurich have offices in Hampshire. Economics and Banking is a winning combination. Our combined courses provide you with the knowledge, understanding and confidence to enter well-paid, international careers. You will develop skills such as problem-solving, rigorous argument and effective communication, which are in great demand in many employment sectors. Rewarding professional careers await you in banking, financial services, accountancy and insurance, as well as in investment management, the treasury and audit departments of large companies and government services.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104 - 120

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language and Mathematics is required.

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    94th out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    100 45%

    81st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53 53%

    93rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    18th

    24

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