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Economics and Banking (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Winchester, United Kingdom
The modern and highly relevant Economics and Banking (Hons) programme at The University of Winchester offer you all the career opportunities of a degree in Banking and Finance within the solid context of an Economics degree framework.
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The modern business world increasingly requires an ability to understand the driving principles of economics and financial operations. This BSc degree provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge, understanding, technical skills and confidence to operate successfully in an international and globalised work environment.

The Economics and Banking (Hons) programme at The University of Winchester focuses on core areas of economics and banking – macroeconomics, microeconomics and applied economics – as well as study in relevant areas of business and financial management.

Real-world and practical application of economic theory are at the heart of our career-focused degree programme. You develop quantitative and data analysis proficiency, honing your problem-solving skills

Built upon the United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, the programme is driven to enhance the key values for achieving sustainability. It is delivered by our research-active and expert team in economics, accounting and finance together with complementary expertise from the banking sector.

As a valued member of the department, you benefit from the excellent learning opportunities and resources that exist within the award-winning Winchester Business School. You also collaborate with the new Department of Digital Futures where you will be able to use banking simulation software for real-life learning

Year 1 of the programme offers you an introduction to the world of business, finance and banking and also gives you the opportunity to develop your academic and professional skills. You will examine Principles of Macro- and Microeconomics, Mathematics for Economists and the Foundations of Banking.

In Year 2, you study specialist areas within economics and banking, Research Methods, Microeconomics Analysis, Econometrics and Ethics & Sustainability in Banking.

In your final year, you are able to choose from a wide range of options in subjects that interest you. This may include Investments, Digital Finance, History of Economic Thought or Volunteering in Banking.

Built in to the programme is the opportunity to gain work experience, study abroad and gain professional recognition through our established and new relationships with professional bodies and employers.


The joint honours courses provide you with the knowledge, understanding and confidence to enter well-paid, international careers. All disciplines encourage you to develop skills such as problem-solving, rigorous argument and effective communication, which are in great demand in many employment sectors.

Rewarding professional careers await you in banking, financial services, accountancy and insurance, as well as in investment management, the treasury and audit departments of large companies and government services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time (sandwich)

    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Mathematical Skills for Economists
  • Management Accounting
  • Foundations of Banking

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in Mathematics and English Language is required.
  • International Baccalaureate: 104-120 to include a minimum of 2 Higher level IB certificates at grade 4 or above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Winchester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We have a variety of scholarship and bursaries available to support you financially with the cost of your course. 

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