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Economics & Business with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Do you see yourself working in investment banking, politics or even as a manager within an international organisation?

The BSc Economics and Business with a Foundation Year degree at Swansea University could help you achieve this.

If you don’t attain the necessary grades to enrol on to the BSc Economics and Business course, the BSc Economics and Business with a Foundation Year degree is for you.

The Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in economics and business, before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Economics and Business degree within the School of Management.

Studying economics and business can lead to an exciting career. Across the four years, you will learn how to confidently apply knowledge, investigative and model-building skills to advise different types of organisations. From private businesses to the government, you can have a tangible impact on economic policy.

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.

ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure financially rewarding employment. A number of graduates have progressed to work for the world’s biggest brands such as Barclays, HSBC and PwC.

Whether you target the pressured energy of a trading floor or the credibility of becoming an authority on business trends, 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
  • Management Consultant
  • Derivatives Trader
  • Financial Analyst
  • Econometrician

Professional Body Accreditation

The years following your Foundation Year are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,400per 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 : BBB - ABB

ABB-BBB from any subject (excluding General Studies.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 123 1

    37th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    127 58%

    51st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    122 55%

    44th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    25th

    22

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