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Economics with a Year in Industry 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

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.

The BSc Economics degree at Swansea University has an excellent reputation for producing elite graduates, many of whom have progressed to work with world-leading brands such as Barclays, HSBC and PwC.

You will be taught economic theory blended with mathematical and statistical elements. This helps to build the analytical tools, knowledge and techniques needed to thrive in a financially rewarding economics position.

Constantly updated to maintain a modern, real-world relevance, the BSc Economics is equally suitable if you are targeting a career as an economist, if you are open to employment across different economic and financial fields, or if you are considering an extended path of postgraduate studies.

ECONOMICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Economics graduates from Swansea are poised for financially rewarding and mentally challenging employment opportunities.

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
  • Management Consultant
  • Derivatives Trader
  • Financial Analyst
  • Econometrician

Professional Body Accreditation

Our BSc Economics degree at Swansea University is 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.

Year in Industry

You can undertake our Year in Industry degree variant, which is a four year degree with a year’s work placement in a chosen industry. Gain real-world industry experience, network and collaborate with leading business thinkers, and practically apply your theoretical knowledge in the workplace.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 78 1

  • 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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