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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

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Do you see yourself in a senior finance role within an international organisation? Do you want to play a pivotal role in the success of a large business?

The BSc Economics and Finance 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 Finance course, the BSc Economics and Finance 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 finance, before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Economics and Finance degree within the School of Management.

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.

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 FINANCE WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure financially rewarding employment.

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
  • 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

    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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