This course is ideal if you aspire to a career in the financial services sector or a role in an industry that requires advanced economic analysis skills.
During the course, you will have the option to develop your knowledge and understanding of core economic theories and principles, and apply these to the financial services setting. We aim to help you develop your analytical skills through the study of econometrics and deepen your understanding of the financial services sector.
The course’s core modules look at fundamental aspects of financial economics like Economic Statistics, Econometrics and Economics of Financial Markets. You also have a wide range of option modules in areas such as sustainability, development economics, strategic management, and globalisation and financial crises.
Employment opportunities for prospective students remain strong in economics, management consultancy, multinational organisations and government agencies. Nine of the top ten occupations held by economics graduates employed in the UK are in business, finance or HR professions.
Many of our economics tutors are members of the Royal Economic Society (RES)and undertake research in areas such as banking, international economics, international political economy and Islamic finance.