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Financial Economics, BSc (Hons)

City, University of London, the United Kingdom

City, University of London

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BSc (Hons)Full-time3 - 4 yearsSeptemberGBP 9250 per yearGBP 16450 per year

About Financial Economics, BSc (Hons) - at City, University of London

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.

Entry requirements

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency. Minimum requirements are:

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
  • PTE Academic: 58 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component.

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