• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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This course has been developed for ambitious, motivated students who want to develop the valuable skills that will prepare them for a wide range career options in economics and finance. You will study current economic theory and practice, financial economics, and the technical mathematics and statistics that underpin them.

The Financial Economics undergraduate degree was originally developed to meet a gap in the educational market, answering the needs of students and employers. As a result, this course is focused on creating highly skilled graduates with the analytical abilities of a trained economist and specific knowledge of the economic aspects of financial markets.


This Financial Economics degree at City, University of London will equip you with a strong theoretical and practical understanding of the economics and finance disciplines, enabling you to develop highly valuable, transferable skills that will help you embark on a rewarding career in finance or economics. As a result, you will find a wide range of career and study options open to you.

Financial Economics graduates are in high demand in professions within:

  • Accountancy
  • Management consultancy
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • The civil service
  • Teaching
  • Central banks such as the Bank of England
  • International bodies like the World bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      or 4 years with a work placement option.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Applied Microeconomics
  • Topics in Applied Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Microeconomics 
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics 
  • Data Analysis
  • Mathematics for Economists

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • 'A' Level: AAB (including Mathematics at grade B or higher)
  • Tariff: 136 UCAS tariff points (typically AAB or ABB with a relevant EPQ)
  • BTEC: DDD with an 'A' Level grade B in Mathematics
  • IB: 30 points, including 5 in Higher Level Mathematics
  • GCSE: a minimum of grade 6 (B) in mathematics and grade 4 (C) in English.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    16450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16450 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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