• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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In the (Hons) Economics and Finance course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you’ll assess the impact of economic and financial decisions within organisations, carry out your own research and develop professional skills that will serve you well in your chosen career.

Economic trends and influences affect many people. You’ll learn to explore these from the perspective of consumers, employees, industry, commerce and government.

Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills will support this depth of knowledge. It’ll mean you’re well placed to work in management and finance-related fields in any industry.

And our Business School has excellent links with industry, feeding into our course content and giving you excellent placement opportunities if you choose to do one in your third year.

You can choose between a range of option units in your second and final years. This gives you an exciting opportunity to tailor your course to suit your interests and career aspirations.


You’ll develop skills that will serve you well in management and finance-related roles.

That means you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities open to you. Working in financial services is just one of the options. Your economic knowledge will also enable you to pursue a career in:

  • Financial forecasting
  • Economic and financial analysis
  • International banking
  • Private wealth and asset management
  • Hedge fund management.

Employers know we equip our graduates with the skills they need in this fast-paced sector. You’ll learn from experts at the forefront of the economics and finance field who provide training to the likes of PwC and HMRC.

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Quantitative Analysis in Economics and Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Micro/Macro Principles 
  • 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

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