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About

Do you see yourself in a senior finance role within an international organisation? Do you want to play a pivotal role in the success of a large business? The Economics and Finance with a Foundation Year (Hons) degree at Swansea University could help you achieve this.

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Overview

The Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in economics and finance, before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Economics and Finance degree within the School of Management.

Blending core elements of economics and finance, this degree provides a comprehensive understanding of modern economics and its application within the financial industry. The chance to concentrate on specialist areas such as corporate finance will develop your appreciation of the relationship between economic analysis and financial operations.

Your Foundation Year will be taught at The College, located next to the School of Management. Once you complete this year, you will move to the School of Management building for the remainder of your studies.

The Economics and Finance with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme at Swansea University is a flexible degree with the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. This can give you a real competitive advantage and will broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.

Career

As a graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure financially rewarding employment.

Whether you target the pressured energy of a trading floor or the credibility of becoming an authority on business trends, this degree will make you a strong candidate for any graduate employer. Your future job title could be any of the following:

  • Economist
  • Analyst, Researcher
  • Government Adviser
  • Financial Analyst
  • Econometrician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Economics
  • Approaches to Economic Analysis
  • Current Issues in Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Finance for Economics
  • Exploring Economic Data

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A foundation year is available for students who do not achieve the grades necessary for their chosen degree programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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