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Economics and Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Waltham, MA, United States
Economics and finance are two fields with a very close relationship.Through the study of economics, you’ll learn about how organizations allocate and use finite resources like money, time and labor. Finance takes this knowledge to the next step, exploring how an organization’s money is managed.
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Overview

By unifying these two fields into a single major, our Economics-Finance degree offers you a unique option when compared to similar programs at other schools. In this program, you’ll master economic and financial theory, and then test out their applications in the real world. Through your course work, you’ll become well versed in everything from commercial and investment banking to mortgage markets to accounting principles and practices. 

The broad skills you’ll gain as an Economics–Finance major are particularly well suited to careers in financial services.

Other industries you might want to check out include banking and government; graduate-level study in business-related disciplines and law is another strong option.

Specific positions you can pursue with our combined Economics major and Finance major include:

  • Commercial credit analyst
  • Compliance specialist
  • Consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Financial analyst
  • Floor trader
  • Investment analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Markets and Investments
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • Intermediate Price Theory
  • Monetary Economics
  • Principles of Accounting Finance
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Treasury Management
  • Derivatives
  • Development of Economic Thought
  • Economic Analysis of the Law
  • Economics of Information Technology
  • Environmental Economics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form with $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • College essay
  • Senior Grades
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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