36 months
15500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you’re curious about international banking, global economics, and how people and organisations invest their money this Economics, Finance and Banking (Econ) (Hons) degree course at University of Portsmouth is ideal.

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You'll get a comprehensive understanding of economic theory and learn to apply it to the field. You'll build on your maths and statistics skills, and learn data analysis and research methods, gaining a clear view of the how and why of the financial sector.

With an optional year’s placement, you’ll be able to apply what you learn in the industry at firms such as Lloyds Bank and Santander. When it comes to starting your career, you’ll be way ahead of the competition with your knowledge of Bloomberg terminals, the Datastream financial database, and analytics software eViews and STAT.  Economics, Finance and Banking (Econ) (Hons) degree course is offered at University of Portsmouth .

Careers and opportunities

The skills you learn on this degree are in high demand in the public and private sectors.

When you complete the course, you'll be prepared for work in areas such as commercial and investment banking, accounting, tax consultancy and risk management. 

Previous graduates of this course have secured roles such as:

  • Business analyst
  • Project manager
  • Quantitative researcher - machine learning/ AI
  • Management trainee
  • Graduate analyst
  • Associate financial data analyst
  • Account analyst
  • Trainee accountant

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Issues in Finance and Banking
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Statistics for Economics
  • Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A levels – AAB–ABB
  • UCAS points – 128–136 points from 3 A levels or equivalent (calculate your UCAS points)
  • BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDD–DDM

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

EU, EEA or Swiss students: A Transition Scholarship will be applied to your fees reducing them to the same amount as UK students.

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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