Economics and finance

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3rd in London for economics

Complete University Guide 2019

Our courses are taught by distinguished economists, respected City practitioners and industry professionals who bring practical insight and research excellence into the classroom.

We offer flexible and innovative programmes that enable our students to get the skills, experience and networks they need to succeed in the future.

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I chose Queen Mary because I wanted to experience living in London, and believe that studying economics in the city is the best way to increase your network.
— Beeta Babollah, Economics BSc (2019)

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School of Economics and Finance

The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary is ranked second in London and 14th among all economics departments nationally by the Guardian University Guide 2018.

Our faculty members are recognised experts in their fields, who impact on policy making and public debate – Economics was ranked in the UK top 10 for research power by the most recent Research Excellence Framework. The breadth and depth of our expertise allows us to offer courses in all major areas of economics and finance, and you'll be at the heart of the latest thinking and cutting-edge research.

Each year we run a varied programme of lectures and talks by guest speakers, attracting big names from the worlds of economics, business and politics. We also support two societies where you can meet others with a shared interest in economics, finance and investment. Our proximity to the City and Canary Wharf gives us strong industry links.