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Economics and Finance with a Professional Placement Year BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science in Economics (with Honours) - BSc Econ H

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Economics and Finance course offers you the opportunity to combine the main elements of Economics with the study of Finance.The programme emphasises the close relationship between Economics and Finance, and places those subjects in their broader organisational, social and political contexts.You will also be given the opportunity to pursue specialist areas of particular interest.A mixture of core and optional modules will be employed, which allows you to follow certain areas of interest, while acquiring a sound knowledge of the main elements of both subjects. Equal weighting is given to both subjects throughout the three years of the degree.The programme will provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge, both theoretical and practical, through the professional placement year, to take on responsible positions early in a variety of careers in various sectors of banking and finance. Distinctive featuresDistinctive features of the course include:•the involvement of research-active staff in Course design and delivery.•the emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.•the emphasis on acquisition of high quality practical skills and the development of innovative ideas.•flexibility, permitting graduates to pursue careers in a broad range of economic and financial areas or continue to postgraduate study.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,700per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,500 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide, giving students access to unique opportunities.
A wide range of dedicated support services for international students including pre-departure advice, airport pickups, personal tutor guidance and more.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 105 5

    31st out of 80 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    144 65%

    27th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    81st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    140 63%

    29th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    27th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.53 71%

    78th

    6

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