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Financial Economics and Banking BSc (Hons)

Coventry University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Coventry University London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree in financial economics and banking aims to explore the skills needed for a very successful management or leadership career. On successful completion you will have learnt a wide range of transferrable skills which will help you to succeed in a wide variety of disciplines, industries and locations.**Practical**This is a very hands-on course, where you will have the opportunity to learn not only academic theory but also what happens in the workplace. On successful completion, you should be confident at preparing business reports and presentations, and be confident handling complex economic and financial data. You will have the opportunity to learn to model economic relations, interpret banking theories and economic policies, and analyse and predict business behaviour. This course will help you to develop a superb range of analytical, quantitative, communication and IT skills, and be able to apply them in real-life situations.**Technology**You will be taught to use the industry-standard software you’ll encounter in the workplace when you graduate. Besides learning Excel to an advanced level, you’ll use econometrics software such as Eviews and/or STATA. You’ll also use our mock trading floor, which mirrors an investment bank and is equipped with Bloomberg terminals; Global investor simulation; S&P Capital IQ (for company data and analytical tools.**London**You will study in one of the world’s leading cities for finance, which means you’ll be surrounded by world-famous institutions, huge investment and retail banks, venture-capital companies, hedge funds, fintech firms, analysts and consultants, and much more. You’ll have opportunities to visit and hear from a range of organisations and institutions, and even to apply to do an internship with one or more of them (subject to application and availability). Since this is London, you’ll also be surrounded by countless finance and economics-related conferences, expos and museums.**Tutors**You will be taught by enthusiastic and helpful tutors who have experience of working in finance, economics and/or banking, and who hold a range of both academic and professional qualifications. If you need extra support with statistics, mathematics or Excel, they run additional workshops to help. They will also use their extensive network of contacts to create opportunities for you – which could include networking with employers, UK and international field trips (subject to additional costs and availability), study trips, guest lectures, extra-curricular workshops, and competitions.**Key Course Benefits;**- On successful completion of your course, you should have a clear understanding of your career options in the world of international economics, banking and finance – and beyond.- You will enjoy a truly multi-cultural experience, since you’ll be studying alongside students drawn from many countries around the world.- We aim to invite guest speakers from the world of finance, economics and banking to come in and lecture students, discuss their work and offer career advice.- Your teaching and assessments will closely reflect the kind of work you could do in the workplace, so you should be more confident when you begin your working career.- This course will give you the tools to become a confident and independent thinker, with strong research skills and the ability to devise effective solutions to challenges.- You will be taught how to do mathematical and statistical modelling, and how to use industry-standard software used in finance so that on successful completion you’ll transition more easily to the world of work.- You will study in the heart of London, one of the world’s leading financial centers, and apply for opportunities for work experience in either or both of London’s two financial dis

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Currently more than 13,000 international and EU students study across the university’s UK campuses. 17,000 more study in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement with an international dimension via the international experience scheme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 103

    49th out of 78 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    114 52%

    55th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    39th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    114 51%

    51st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    36th

    28

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