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Financial Economics BSc (Hons)

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This world-class degree will enable you to understand the economics of financial markets and develop the analytical abilities of a trained economist, preparing you for a wide range of career and study options. This course has been developed for ambitious, motivated students who want to develop the valuable skills that will prepare them for a wide range career options in economics and finance. You will study current economic theory and practice, financial economics, and the technical mathematics and statistics that underpin them.The Financial Economics undergraduate degree was originally developed to meet a gap in the educational market, answering the needs of students and employers. As a result, this course is focused on creating highly skilled graduates with the analytical abilities of a trained economist and specific knowledge of the economic aspects of financial markets.This course aims to develop your analytical abilities in economics, providing you with the quantitative skills required to analyse financial markets. Successful completion is a signal to prospective employers of your sound knowledge and understanding of the macroeconomic and microeconomic principles underlying various types of financial markets and instruments. For example, you will understand the design and pricing of options, futures and other derivatives, the pros and cons of financial regulation or the optimal asset management within firms.At City, you will learn the latest developments in all major fields of economics in a highly energised and supportive environment from lecturers recruited for their research excellence.The degree will help you answer key questions, such as: what is the macroeconomic role of finance? What are the quantitative tools used most commonly for financial analysis? What are the practical roles and obligations of major financial institutions?This course will also prepare you for a wide range of postgraduate study and careers options in economics and finance. That is why graduates from our programmes are currently working at renowned organisations, such as Moorhouse Consulting, DBRS, XL Catlin, Private Infrastructure, Bearing Point and Goldman Sachs.On this course, you can also broaden your horizons and prepare for your career through our exciting placement year schemes and student-led Economics Society activities.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,780per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

AAB (including Mathematics at grade B or higher)A level General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship are not accepted

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 103

    69th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    152 69%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    128 57%

    39th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    45th

    16

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