A good undergraduate degree is required (normally 2.2 or above or its an international equivalent). It is not necessary to have a first degree in Economics, Business Economics or Financial Economics. However, through the application process you must demonstrate prior study at Bachelors level of either Economics or a quantitative subject (eg Mathematics, Statistics, Accountancy, Finance). As many of the concepts and analysis on this course involve mathematical techniques you are expected to have a working knowledge of calculus and should know the basics of vectors and matrices, probability and statistics.
Months of entry
This course is ideal if you aspire to a career in the financial services sector or a role in industry which requires advanced economic analysis skills. During your course, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of core economics theories and principles and apply these to the financial services setting. You will develop your analytical skills through the study of econometrics and deepen your understanding of the financial services sector.
Employment prospects for prospective students remain strong in the areas of economics, management consultancy, multinational organisations and government agencies. Recent graduates from similar courses at the University, have gone on to work for leading FTSE-100 companies, Government, the media, industry and manufacturing.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- The Business School (B359)
- 01484 472956