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Financial and Business Economics

BSc (Econ)
  • UCAS code L111
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

Studying Financial and Business Economics at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres for Economics. 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 analytical methods, together with the opportunity to specialise in financial markets and industrial economics. The knowledge and transferable skills gained will lead to excellent career prospects in public and private management, financial institutions and in government. 

Through this course you will develop an in-depth understanding of economics at all levels – from the company to the state, and beyond. You will focus on the quantitative and economic analysis within the financial markets; develop skills in mathematics and statistics and learn to tackle economic problems; gain important quantitative and computing skills that are widely applicable as well as skills and experience in logical and philosophical reasoning.

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.

  • Explore relationships between economics and finance.
  • Look at the implications of crypto currencies.
  • Recession, infl ation, interest rates – learn how they impact each other and the outside world.
  • Ideal for those who want to work in the fi nancial sector.
91%

overall student satisfaction

Source: NSS, 2017

91%

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

Source: DLHE, 2016

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