Economics and Finance (BSc)

University of Reading the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 19330 per year

All study options

About Economics and Finance at University of Reading

Develop an in-depth understanding of the workings of financial markets from both economic and financial perspectives.

You will analyse the operation of global financial markets in a broad economic context and the effects that they have on the world. Core modules in each subject provide you with a thorough grounding in many aspects of finance, economics and quantitative techniques. You will also be able to widen your knowledge of both subjects through a range of optional modules.

This course is ideal if you are technically oriented, mathematically strong and interested in the interaction between economics and finance. Through the use of dealing rooms, all supported by Thompson Reuters and Bloomberg and equipped with the latest industry simulation software, you can gain a direct insight into how financial markets operate.

In addition to traditional lectures, you will partake in small group tutorials in which you can discuss and analyse theory and practice through case studies, group presentations and open debate. You can also apply what you learn to a placement and gain valuable real-world experience at the same time.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19330 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Subject to the Government passing legislation to raise the minimum fee cap, we will raise undergraduate tuition fees from £9,000 to £9,250 for new UK/EU students applying to start courses in the 2017/18 academic year. You will not be affected by this rise if you have deferred entry to the 2017/18 academic year. The Government will confirm future arrangements for EU students in due course.

Entry requirements

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, with no component below 5.5

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