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Economics with Finance

London South Bank University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

This course will engage you in the specialised study of finance, as well as the economic theory that underpins the financial world and business success. Awarded Accountancy College of the Year 2017 by PQ Magazine, you can expect a versatile and fruitious education. Recent graduates have found work in leading corporate, advertising, IT, and educational organisations.

This course will engage you in the specialised study of finance, as well as the economic theory that underpins the financial world and business success. Awarded Accountancy College of the Year 2017 by PQ Magazine, you can expect a versatile and fruitious education. Recent graduates have found work in leading corporate, advertising, IT, and educational organisations.

Course Content

The course is thorough, with core modules on Managerial Finance, Micro and Macroeconomics, and dealing with Financial Risk. Optional modules include Behavioural Economics, Global Trade, and Econometrics. Methods of assessment for course overall: 94% coursework.

Year 1

  • Concepts of Management
  • Principles of marketing
  • Financial accounting fundamentals
  • People and organisations
  • Business economics
  • Business economics 2

Year 2

  • Intermediate macroeconomics
  • Quantitative methods for economists
  • Historical and institutional economics
  • Intermediate microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of finance

Plus one module from:

  • Introduction to econometrics
  • Environmental economics and sustainability

Year 3

Optional placement year

Year 4

  • Introduction to advanced microeconomics
  • Introduction  to advanced macroeconomics
  • Managing Financial Risk 
  • Managerial Finance

Plus two modules from:

  • Development economics
  • Financial econometrics
  • Applied econometrics
  • Behavioural economics
  • Contemporary issues facing the UK and world economy
  • Employment and labour markets
  • Multinational firms and global trade

The course is thorough, with core modules on Managerial Finance, Micro and Macroeconomics, and dealing with Financial Risk. Optional modules include Behavioural Economics, Global Trade, and Econometrics. Methods of assessment for course overall: 94% coursework.

Year 1

  • Concepts of Management
  • Principles of marketing
  • Financial accounting fundamentals
  • People and organisations
  • Business economics
  • Business economics 2

Year 2

  • Intermediate macroeconomics
  • Quantitative methods for economists
  • Historical and institutional economics
  • Intermediate microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of finance

Plus one module from:

  • Introduction to econometrics
  • Environmental economics and sustainability

Year 3

Optional placement year

Year 4

  • Introduction to advanced microeconomics
  • Introduction  to advanced macroeconomics
  • Managing Financial Risk 
  • Managerial Finance

Plus two modules from:

  • Development economics
  • Financial econometrics
  • Applied econometrics
  • Behavioural economics
  • Contemporary issues facing the UK and world economy
  • Employment and labour markets
  • Multinational firms and global trade

Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Southwark Campus

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Classroom

Southwark Campus

Full Time, 3 years

January, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

  • A Level BCC or:
  • BTEC National Diploma DMM or:
  • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits or:
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 112 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

A Level BCC or: BTEC National Diploma DMM or: Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits or: Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 112 UCAS points Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above). We welcome equivalent qualifications...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
ECONOMICS
93%
of students were satisfied overall
FINANCE
86%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
ECONOMICS
71% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
64% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
71% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
71% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
FINANCE
96% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
80% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
82% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
89% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
ECONOMICS
79% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
57% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
79% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
FINANCE
88% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
91% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
89% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
ECONOMICS
57% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
36% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
43% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
57% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
FINANCE
78% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
77% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
66% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
70% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
ECONOMICS
86% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
93% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
64% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
FINANCE
80% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
83% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
76% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
ECONOMICS
64% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
86% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
93% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
FINANCE
85% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
78% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
84% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
ECONOMICS
71% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
93% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
93% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
FINANCE
90% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
90% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
90% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
ECONOMICS
43% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
71% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
FINANCE
73% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
92% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
ECONOMICS
93% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
64% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
71% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
46% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests
FINANCE
82% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
80% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
73% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
69% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics for Economics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate95%

  • Average Graduate Salary£22000

Statistics for Finance

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate85%

  • Average Graduate Salary£21000

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