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BA (Hons)Economics and Finance

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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Overview

Economics at Stirling is delivered in a revolutionary new way of teaching through their commitment to the CORE Project – “Economics for a Changing World”. In using real-world data to answer real-world questions from the very beginning of your studies, you will understand global issues with historical and philosophical context, and be in a position to influence those positively for the good of business and society.

An Economics degree from Stirling empowers you with sharp analytical tools, from experts in their field, with an ever-present emphasis on intellectual curiosity.
Stirling is a hub for conservation and environmental organisations. It’s a superb place to study Environmental Science. They were one of the first UK universities to introduce an Environmental Science degree and they’re course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

Study Finance at the University of Stirling and discover why they’re ranked in the top 5 universities in Scotland for Accounting and Finance and Top 20 in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2021).

Rooted in cutting-edge research and shaped by the latest developments in finance theory and practice, this course will give you a comprehensive understanding of how stock markets work, how companies reduce foreign exchange risk, why corporate governance matters and why financial crises occur. As you study, you’ll gain a thorough grounding in the theoretical and analytical skills needed for a career in corporate finance, investment management or financial services.

Career opportunities

Economics graduates from Stirling are working in diverse careers that span everything from Portfolio Managers and Economic Analysts to Social workers, IT Specialists and Members of Parliament.

Recent Stirling graduates have started their careers in some of the following roles:

Debt Products Analyst, Merrill Lynch
Economic Analyst, Scottish Water
Insurance Consultant, Aviva
Credit Risk Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group
Other graduates have forged careers as:

Principal Research Officer, Scottish Government
Head of Business Transformation, AEGON Scottish Equitable
Investment Manager, Deutsche Bank
Executive Director, Goldman Sachs

Good Finance courses give you a firm grasp of the theoretical and analytical skills needed for a career in business and the financial sector.

Following your studies in finance you’ll be well positioned to pursue careers across the whole spectrum of business. Roles related directly to your degree include:

financial analyst for a fund management institution
dealer on the stock exchange
financial planner
investment banker
financial market regulator

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States