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Economics (Financial Economics) BSc

Middlesex University

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UCAS CODE: L104

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

This degree weaves academic learning into the economics and business context internationally and includes the option to take a valuable paid placement year where you'll be exposed to applying economics into action. You can choose to do short term internships in choice public, private and voluntary organisations such as government departments, banks, risk and insurance sectors, investment and broking firms, retail and manufacturing firms, start-ups and charities among many others.

Why study BSc Economics at Middlesex University?

This degree will equip you with key skills in economics, including data analysis, group presentation and discussion, writing and report preparation. It's been designed for students who are interested in starting up their own businesses, involved in running and managing businesses or becoming financial and economic analysts.

You'll gain a working knowledge of both theoretical and empirical methods that can be applied to the industry and world context. The topics you'll study include:

  • Individual and firm behaviour under uncertainty
  • Price determinism and discrimination
  • Game theory and oligopolistic pricing using game theory
  • World financial markets
  • Regulators and financial instruments
  • Securities analysis and investment
  • Econometrics and sampling techniques
  • Risk and probability distributions

You'll also develop a robust ability to use Excel, Stata and other statistical software, interpret financial data and write business reports.

Our Economics Department has strong expertise in fields of behavioural and experimental economics as well as econometrics. These are all important in helping to apply economics theory and knowledge to business practice. With well-founded links with the financial, governmental and voluntary organisations, you'll be supported on work placements and internships and also overseas study in linked universities.

How is the BSc Economics taught?

You'll attend lectures to introduce new concepts and theories and to form the basis for discussion. Seminars and workshops are also used to reinforce the learning materials covered in lectures where you'll be given more time and opportunities to express your views and share your findings relating to the seminar works.

Careers

How can the BSc Economics support your career?

This course will give you the subject knowledge as well as the transferable skills that are highly sought after by employers. Typical job roles available could be Analyst, Director, Manager, Teacher or Administrator in private business or public bodies like the NHS.

You could also continue into further education with a master's degree.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 103 5

    59th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    110 50%

    66th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    89th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    103 46%

    64th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    64th

    28

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