Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
Does working for a top financial brand excite you? Do you see yourself working for the likes of Barclays, HSBC or PwC?
The BSc Economics 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 course, the BSc Economics with a Foundation Year degree is for you.
The Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in economics, before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Economics degree within the School of Management.
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.
The Foundation Year is 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 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:
- Analyst, Researcher
- Government Adviser
- Management Consultant
- Derivatives Trader
- Financial Analyst
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.
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- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
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- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 16,400per 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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We recognise the EPQ as an excellent indicator of success. If you are predicted a Grade B or above in the EPQ, you will receive an offer with a one grade reduction, to include your EPQ with a grade B.VIEW MORE
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