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
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- Issues in Finance and Banking
- Mathematics for Economics
- Statistics for Economics
- Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets
- Intermediate Macroeconomics
- Intermediate Microeconomics
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Finance View 908 other Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A levels – AAB–ABB
- UCAS points – 128–136 points from 3 A levels or equivalent (calculate your UCAS points)
- BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDD–DDM
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International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.