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Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: LN13

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**This course is only available for advanced entry into year 2 and 3.**The course will give you a strong grounding in mathematical and statistical theory for finance. You will also learn about the theoretical study of economics (micro and macro) and financial accounting in the context of contemporary events, and will be encouraged to progress your practical skills in the field.In your second and third year you will have the opportunity to tailor your learning to your own area of interest by choosing from optional modules alongside the compulsory core modules.Our Trading Room will give you a simulated experience on the same information platform used by leading decision-makers in finance, business and government. This real-world insight into markets and trading will sharpen your economic skills and can boost employability prospects. Students have access to both Bloomberg and Refinitiv/Eikon self-study certifications and their online training materials. These are available to students via campus and online.**Key features:**- Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate roles, with recent successes including a consultant at PA Consulting, tax processor at Grant Thornton and financial criminal analyst at Barclays.- Enjoy an international experience with DMU Global. Recent study-related trips offered through the scheme include New York, Berlin and Hong Kong. Students were able to visit the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to learn about dealing with shares and gained an insight into how it works differently in Asia compared to London.- Placements opportunities with local, national and global companies. Previous students have landed roles including audit intern at PKF Cooper Parry, business performance analyst at Volkswagen, assistant economist at the Government Economic Service and within the finance team at Leicestershire County Council.- Benefit from The Trading Room, where you can gain experience of a real-life trading floor environment on campus and online, with access to financial, company and economic data widely used in industry. Students have access to Refinitiv/Eikon self-study certifications and online training materials (available to students on campus and online), as well as access to Bloomberg self-study certifications and online training materials (on campus).- Specialise your learning to your specific areas of interest and career aspirations through optional modules in your second and final year. For example, the Financial Markets and Institutions module looks at how a central bank operates, as well as the global financial system, helping to equip you for a career in the financial world.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per 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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UCAS Points : 112

from at least two A Levels to include Maths, Physics or Statistics.Plus five GCSE's grades A* - C (9 - 4) including English Language plus Maths at grade B (6) or above.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    110th

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 104 11

    80th out of 81 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    98 44%

    93rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    46th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    66th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    92 42%

    77th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    59th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.51 70%

    72nd

    27

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