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BA (Hons)Financial Economics

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Using a range of techniques and principles, our BA (Hons) Financial Economics programme provides you with the skills you’ll need to gain employment as an economist in governmental, business or financial institutions.

The programme will not just use economics to explain social, financial and business interactions, but will also draw understanding from these related areas, challenging and progressing your understanding of economic interactions in a wider context.

You’ll also gain a range of transferrable skills, helping improve and enhance your employability prospects.

Throughout the programme you’ll be developed into a work-ready graduate, equipped with a range of technical and employability skills suitable for a wide range of positions.

Your course will foster your intellectual development and encourage your personal commitment with the purpose of preparing you for work as a financial economist, or contributing to the world of work in another way, utilising your knowledge of financial markets.

Programme structure

The BA (Hons) Financial Economics programme is designed to prepare you for a wide variety of activities, functions and professional skills, all of which are demanded by today’s finance and business sector.

The programme also focuses on the application of modern finance and business theories to modern financial issues, helping prepare you to reach conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. You’ll be able to develop a wide range of cognitive and intellectual skills, together with competences specific to business and enterprise.

The first year of your programme will provide a solid grounding in business functions, its operating environment, principles of economics and its importance in business.

During the second and later years of the programme, there will be flexible learning opportunities to specialise in the financial economics subject area, tailoring the programme to a specific career aim.

A wide variety of assessment methods are used, and throughout the programme you will be expected to deliver reports, presentations, exams and essays.

Career opportunities

This course as it gives you the flexibility to specialise in the area you want to work in during your third year. This means you can tailor your learning to meet your specific career aspirations.

Our graduates move into many different specialist and more general roles. For example, one recent graduate went to work for Network Rail as a capacity planner, while another went to gemstone specialist Rocks and co as a data analyst. You can even go into a career that you might not have thought of, for instance one graduate has gone to Royal Bank of Scotland as mortgage processor.

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

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States