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Economics and Corporate Finance with a Year in Business

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Economics and Corporate Finance with a Year in Business

  • UCAS code LN31
  • Option 4 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

Studying Economics and Corporate Finance at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. Economics is one of the most influential and liveliest disciplines in today's world, affecting the lives and fortunes of everyone on the planet. This course offers a complete education in the theories and methods of economics, with a strong focus on the tools and analytical methods used to allocate financial resources. The knowledge and transferable skills gained will lead to excellent career prospects in public and private management, financial institutions and in government. 

You will develop an in-depth understanding of economics at all levels – from the company to the state, and beyond. You will learn to appreciate and apply the core theories of micro and macroeconomics, develop an understanding of the sources of funding and the capital structure of corporations, gain important quantitative and computing skills that are widely applicable, as well as skills and experience in logical and philosophical reasoning. By electing to spend a year in business you will also have ample opportunities to integrate theory and practice and gain real-world business experience.

Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high-quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting-edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. Our courses follow a coherent and developmental structure which we combined with an effective and flexible approach to study.

  • In depth understanding of most recent economic theories.
  • Economics is everywhere from business to beauty.
  • Understand game theory and how decisions are made.
  • Opportunity to undertake a placement year in business.

overall student satisfaction

Source: NSS, 2017


of our Economics graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2016

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