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Economics & Finance 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

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Swansea University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award. Find out more about the TEF: https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/what-and-where-study/choosing-course/teaching-excellence-framework-tef-what-you-need-knowThe BSc Economics and Finance with a Foundation Year is a programme designed for the student who wants to excel and reach the top level of global business management practice but does not yet have the required qualifications. The foundation year is taught at The College, on Bay Campus. Located next to the School of Management, The College is the University’s pathway provider and offers a unique learning environment; designed to fully prepare you for the final three years of your degree. Small lecture and seminar classes, state-of-the-art facilities and world-class teaching help you to realise your full academic potential.An Economics degree can help to unlock a huge variety of careers, from investment banking and management consultancy to politics and management roles in global organisations. Swansea University has an excellent reputation for producing elite graduates, many of whom have progressed to work with world-leading financial brands.Economics at Swansea University is ranked 8th in the UK for % satisfied with course (Guardian University Guide 2021). As a student of our Economics department within the School of Management at Swansea University, you can expect to receive excellent teaching, driven by our world-class academic team of staff and state-of-the-art Bay Campus facilities.The years following your Foundation Year are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and gives you some fundamental paper exemptions.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 16,900per year

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

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Students need to have A level qualification or equivalent with minimum grades. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g. IELTS – an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) for undergraduate degrees) and they are listed on our?International Entry Requirements page.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 105 6

    38th out of 80 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    133 60%

    36th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    51st

    33
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    118 53%

    42nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    36th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    29th

    4

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