City's Financial Economics degree has been developed to meet a need in the market for highly skilled professionals who combine the specific knowledge of financial products and markets with the analytical abilities of a trained economist.
The degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to apply economic theory and analysis to financial markets and products. This course develops students understanding of current economic theory and practice and the technical mathematics and statistics that underpin them.
This course aims to develop your analytical abilities in economics, with particular reference to finance. Successful completion is a signal to prospective employers of your sound knowledge and understanding of the macroeconomic and microeconomic principles underlying various types of financial markets and instruments.
At City, you will learn the latest developments in all major fields of economics from lecturers recruited for their research excellence. Because our best researchers educate you from day one, our degrees provide good preparation for postgraduate study. Economics graduates from City are currently pursuing further study in Economics, Business, Finance and Management at LSE, UCL, Oxford and Cambridge.
On this course, you can also broaden your horizons through placement year schemes and participation in the activities of the student-led Economics Society.
Our Financial Economics degree has been developed to meet a need in the market for highly-skilled professionals who combine the specific knowledge of financial products and markets with the analytical abilities of a trained economist.The aim of this degree is to develop your analytical abilities in the discipline of economics, with particular reference to finance.Graduates of this degree can demonstrate to prospective employers:
You can apply until:
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or 4 years with a work placement option.
You need the following IELTS score:
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.Schedule IELTS
Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:
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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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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