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Economics and Finance 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

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

An Economics and Finance degree can lead to a genuine variety of careers, from investment banking and management consultancy to senior finance roles within international organisations.

The BSc Economics and Finance degree at Swansea University has an excellent reputation. It has produced high performing graduates who have been hired by the world’s biggest brands such as Barclays, HSBC and PwC, and the world’s most respected organisations, including major financial institutions and government bodies.

Blending core elements of economics and finance, this degree provides a comprehensive understanding of modern economics and its application within the financial industry.

The chance to concentrate on specialist areas such as corporate finance will develop your appreciation of the relationship between economic analysis and financial operations.

Over the course of your studies, consistently observing how theory impacts practice will enhance your strategic decision-making abilities.

By the time you graduate, you will be confident in the application of your knowledge, investigative and model-building skills to effectively advise different types of organisations.

ECONOMICS AND FINANCE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Economics and Finance graduates from Swansea are poised for financially rewarding and mentally rigorous employment opportunities.

Whether you target the pressured energy of a trading floor or the credibility of becoming an authority on finance 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

Our BSc Economics and Finance degree at Swansea University is 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)

£ 15,900per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 103 7

    37th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    123 56%

    46th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    18th

    31
  • 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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