The degree in Financial Economics offers you the opportunity to study economics within a real-world context, developing strong analytical skills and a career-relevant qualification in economics and its application to global finance. The programme includes core components in economics and finance. By studying microeconomics and macroeconomics, you will develop a firm understanding of economics both at the individual level and at the level of the economy as a whole. The finance component provides in-depth coverage of topics such as the financial system, financial markets and products, the financing of companies and the role of investment.
A wide range of optional modules is also available to enable you to tailor your programme of study to your own interests and career aspirations. You will develop a portfolio of analytical skills that will be attractive to a wide range of employers in the financial sector and beyond.