Economics and Finance (Joint Honours) (BA (Hons))

Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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About Economics and Finance (Joint Honours) at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry



Full-time: 3 years

UCAS code(s)

Full-time: 8I99

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

Compulsory Estimate: £10

Optional Estimate: £600

How are these costs calculated?

Scientific Calculator £10. All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing. Total optional cost: £600


Manchester Campus


Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

This programme enables you to benefit from the teaching expertise in the department, provided by tutors from both Economics and Finance. You will study how economics and financial decisions affect organisations and their future successes. By gaining knowledge of financial and management accounting, complemented by the study of economics from the viewpoint of consumers, workers, industry, commerce and government, you will be able to utilise this breadth of knowledge when deciding on your career path. This programme is ideal if you aspire to a future career in management and finance-related fields, as skills in both areas are required. This course has a common first year with BA (Hons) Economics and Banking, meaning you have the flexibility to transfer between courses at the end of the your first year.

Your career prospects after the course

Graduates from this course will be ultimately placed to go into careers within the financial services industries but will have gained economical knowledge to pursue careers in financial forecasting, economic and financial analysis.

Large international banks, private wealth and asset management firms, as well as hedge fund management may all be suitable careers for graduates from this course, as would setting up your own independent consultancy or management practice.


In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation

DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known

Study options for this course

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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Tuition fees for the 2017/18 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

These typical entry requirements apply to the 2017 academic year of entry and may be subject to change for the 2018 academic year. Please check back for further details.

UCAS Tariff points/Grades required


104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).

Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.

Non Tariffed Qualifications

106-112 UCAS Tariff Points from a relevant Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3.

International Baccalaureate points

26 IB Diploma Points

IELTS score required for international students

6.0 with no element below 5.5

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

Further information

Applications are considered individually and you are advised to contact our Course Enquires team via the web form

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