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Economics and Finance with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance with Foundation Year** This degree offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. **Why choose this course?** We foster your ability to apply economic and financial theory, perspectives and approaches to complex real-world problems. You’ll cover the performance of different economies worldwide, a broad range of microeconomic and macroeconomic issues, quantitative methods, computing techniques and business performance concepts. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institution for Securities and Investment (CISI), the largest and most widely respected professional body for the securities and investment profession in the UK.**Is this course for you?** Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our degrees with a foundation year are continuous, meaning that you won’t need to apply again once you have successfully completed the first year. **How you will learn** BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance features strong engagement with employers and live practical projects with businesses. We’re proud to work in partnership with Bloomberg to provide you with learning resources at the cutting edge of economics. You’ll gain hands-on experience in our Financial Markets Lab and can bulk up your CV with the Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate.**Opportunities and experiences**Opportunities range from three-month summer internships and year-long placements to short fieldtrips abroad and the option to spend part of your course studying with one of our international partners. Through our exciting programme of guest lectures, masterclasses and networking events, you’ll interact with economic experts and senior finance professionals.**Professionally accredited** This course is accredited by leading professional bodies the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning the course is mapped against the skills employers are looking for and provides you with additional awards and/or exemptions towards professional body memberships.**Careers and employability** This qualification stands you in good stead not only for roles in international business, consultancy and finance but also in government departments, development agencies and not-for-profit organisations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,045per year

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 105 41

    71st out of 80

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    100 45%

    77th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    79th

    55
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    36th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    104 47%

    59th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    8th

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