• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Brexit, international trade wars and devolution are just some of today’s big challenges. The Manchester Metropolitan University Business School is ideally placed to help you understand these issues and prepare you for a future working in the sector. We’ve brought our expertise in accounting, banking, finance and economics together in this (Hons) Economics and Banking course.
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The (Hons) Economics and Banking course from Manchester Metropolitan University is taught by experts who are at the heart of shaping the post-Brexit debate, as well as working on economic development and devolution in the North West. 

It’s designed to develop the skills you’ll need to take on roles in various banking and economic settings.

Putting theory into practice

You’ll explore economic theory and apply it to real-world problems. You’ll also learn how banks and other financial institutions fit into the UK’s and global economies. 

The option units in your final year give you the chance to tailor your course to suit your interests and career aspirations.

Put your knowledge into practice by choosing the four-year route with a work placement or year studying abroad.

Our Business School has excellent connections with local, national and international economic and banking organisations making this is a great chance to strengthen your CV.


You’ll develop a wide range of skills that offer a wealth of career opportunities. 

Our graduates are ideally placed to work in:

  • banking and financial services
  • financial forecasting
  • economic and financial analysis
  • private wealth and asset management
  • hedge fund management

Employers know we equip our graduates with the skills they need in this fast-paced sector. That means you’ll have good employment prospects and the possibility of working your way into high-profile roles.

You’ll also have the knowledge and skills you need to set up your own consultancy or management practice if that’s your ambition.

The opportunity to complete a placement year will give you practical experience that makes you stand out.

There’s also the possibility of travel in this field. If you spend a year studying abroad you can broaden your career prospects and develop valuable cultural knowledge to bring to your work.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Quantitative Analysis
  • Micro/Macro Principles 
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Investment Principles and Risk
  • Retail Banking
  • Current Issues in Economics

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • 104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).
Specific GCSE requirements
  • GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.
Non Tariffed Qualifications
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points.
International Baccalaureate points
  • 26 IB Diploma Points

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 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 Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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