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Financial with Economics BSc (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Curzon Building Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Want a course that allows you to study financial economics in Birmingham? Our BA (Hons) Financial Economics degree allows you to take a year-long sandwich placement in industry.Our degree prepares you to work as an economist within the financial sector, or in a related role which is concerned with the allocation of resources across all sectors of the economy. Our degree provides both the modes of thought and technical skills that have practical applications in business and society.As Financial Economists work in a number of settings, you will be prepared for a career in government departments, in local government, in firms and organisations, and in the financial services industry (for example forecasting), therefore providing you with a range of options dependent on the graduate role you subsequently seek.You will be equipped with a firm foundation of knowledge focussed on the workings, strengths and weaknesses of diverse financial economic strategies. To deal with this complex background you will be taught the appropriate tools to analyse the issues Nations and industries currently face.The programme will not just use financial economics to explain social, financial and business interactions, but will draw back knowledge and understanding from these related areas, using these to challenge and progress your understanding of financial markets.The technical skills within your degree, alongside your voluntary engagement with our Graduate + employability programme, will aid your development as a work-ready graduate, equipping you with a range of technical and employability skills suitable for a wide range of positions. Your course will foster your intellectual and moral development, and encourage your personal commitment to the social purpose of becoming a professional financial economist.**For full details, visit our website.**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,000per 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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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 103

    71st out of 78 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    112 51%

    61st

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    74th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    57th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    102 46%

    65th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    61st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    42nd

    30

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