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Financial Economics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: L11F

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our Financial Economics course (with Foundation Year) is a four-year course with an integrated foundation year which leads to the same qualification as our three-year honours degree. It has been specifically designed for those wanting to undertake degree-level study but who may not meet the entry requirements or have traditional qualifications.The Foundation Year (Year 0) offers you the chance to expand and strengthen your confidence, skills and knowledge – ensuring that you are well-prepared and qualified to progress into Year 1 of the undergraduate degree. This degree offers you the opportunity to study economics within a real-world context, developing strong analytical skills and a career-relevant qualification in economics and its application to global finance. The programme includes core components in economics and finance. By studying microeconomics and macroeconomics, you will develop a firm understanding of economics both at the individual level and at the level of the economy as a whole. The finance component provides in-depth coverage of topics such as the financial system, financial markets and products, the financing of companies and the role of investment.With a wide range of optional modules you can tailor your programme of study to your own interests and career aspirations. You will develop a portfolio of analytical skills that will be attractive to a wide range of employers in the financial sector and beyond.Bangor is now an exam centre for The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, one of the world’s largest professional bodies for the financial sector. Our BSc Accounting & Finance, Banking & Finance or Financial Economics students can now take the L3 Introduction to Investment qualification at Bangor and gain Student Membership of CISI. International students may take the International Introduction to Investment, which focuses on global financial markets.INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:If you are an international student your recommended route of study for this degree is through our International College. Successful completion of Year 0 of the equivalent International programme guarantees entry to Year 1 of the same Bangor University degree programme. Through this route, Year 0 is delivered at Bangor University International College (BUIC) located at the heart of our University Campus and run by our partner, Oxford International Education Group.For more information, visit: www.bangor.ac.uk/buic/

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 48

Typical offer is based on a minimum 48 tariff points from Level 3 qualification(s)* e.g.• A Levels (including: AS-levels, General Studies)• International Baccalaureate • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)• BTEC Diplomas and Certificate are accepted and Cambridge Technical Diplomas / Certificates• Cambridge Technical Diplomas and Certificates• City & Guilds Advanced Technical Diplomas• Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted• Scottish Highers• Irish Leaving Certificate is acceptedWe also welcome applications from mature applic

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 103 22

    44th out of 78 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    114 52%

    55th

    41
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    92nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    9th

    42
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    59th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    27th

    17

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