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Economics, Finance and Management

Entry Year: 2021

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Economics, Finance and Management BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
3 years
Start
September 2021
UCAS code
LN12
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
A-levels: AAA including A or above in Mathematics.
IB: HL 36 points / 666 at Higher Level including 6 or above in HL Mathematics.
BTECs may be accepted - call the Clearing hotline for further information.
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£20,850
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
4 years
Start
September 2021
UCAS code
LN2F
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
Contact us for further information
BTECs are not accepted for this course
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£19,250
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with Integrated Foundation Year January Start BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
4 years
Start
January 2022
UCAS code
LN2G
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
Contact us for further information
BTECs are not accepted for this course
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£19,250
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with a Year in Industry BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
4 years
Start
September 2021
UCAS code
LN19
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
A-levels: AAA including A or above in Mathematics.
IB: HL 36 points / 666 at Higher Level including 6 or above in HL Mathematics.
BTECs are not accepted for this course
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£20,850
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with a Year in Industry and Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
5 years
Start
September 2021
UCAS code
LN18
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
Contact us for further information
BTECs are not accepted for this course
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£19,250
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with a Year in Industry and Integrated Foundation Year January Start BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
5 years
Start
January 2022
UCAS code
LN17
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
Contact us for further information
BTECs are not accepted for this course
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£19,250
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with a Year Abroad BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
4 years
Start
September 2021
UCAS code
LN2Y
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
A-levels: AAA including A or above in Mathematics.
IB: HL 36 points / 666 at Higher Level including 6 or above in HL Mathematics.
BTEC: BTEC National Extended Diploma (reformed 2019) grade DDD, plus A or above in A-Level Mathematics.
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£20,850
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with Year Abroad and Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
5 years
Start
September 2021
UCAS code
LN2X
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
Contact us for further information
BTECs are not accepted for this course
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£19,250
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Economics, Finance and Management with Year Abroad and Integrated Foundation Year January Start BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Available

Key information

Degree
BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Duration
5 years
Start
January 2022
UCAS code
LN2Z
Institution code
Q50
Clearing entry requirements *
Contact us for further information
BTECs are not accepted for this course
* Clearing entry requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates.
UK fees
£9,250
International fees
£19,250
Funding information
Paying your fees
EU/EEA/Swiss students

Overview

A single honours degree designed to launch your future career in business or finance.

Our Economics, Finance and Management degree programme will give you professional training in economics and finance, alongside in-depth understanding of the corporate world.

In your first year you’ll build a foundation in microeconomics, macroeconomics, fundamentals of management and quantitative analysis. The rest of the programme combines microeconomics, financial economics and business studies.

A wide range of module options means you can direct your studies to the areas that interest you most – such as the economic analysis of strategy, industrial organisation and new technologies, or the contribution of sociology and politics to the complexity of business decisions.

Professional recognition

Students graduating from this degree can register for the Investment Management Certificate exam, gaining an additional professional qualification highly sought after in the finance and banking industry. 

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Structure

You can complete your Economics, Finance and Management degree in three, four or five years. If you choose to spend a year studying abroad or take a year in industry, this will take place in Year 3, and the Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4. If you are taking an integrated foundation year, this will take place before Year 1.

Year 1

  • Elements of Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance
  • Microeconomics 1
  • Personal and Career Development Plan 1
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Statistical Methods in Economics

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Year 2

Compulsory

  • Business Law
  • Capital Markets 1
  • Games and Strategies
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Microeconomics 2
  • Personal and Career Development Plan 2

Choose two from

  • Econometrics 1
  • Economics of Social Issues
  • International Finance
  • International Trade
  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Money and Banking

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Year 3

Compulsory

  • Personal and Career Development Plan 3
  • Corporate Strategy

Choose at least three from

  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Economics of Technology and Innovation
  • Futures and Options
  • The Management of Human Resources

Choose up to four from

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Business Cycles
  • Development Economics
  • Economics Project
  • Environmental Economics
  • Finance of Emerging Markets
  • Health Economics
  • History of Economic Thought
  • International Financial Strategy
  • Labour Economics
  • Macroeconomics Policy
  • Political Economy
  • Public Economics

Up to two modules may instead be chosen from any other degree programme offered by Queen Mary or any other University of London institution (subject to availability).

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Study options

Apply for this degree with any of the following options. Take care to use the correct UCAS code - it may not be possible to change your selection later.

Integrated foundation year

International students can apply for our Economics, Finance and Management BSc with an Integrated Foundation Year. The foundation year, taught on campus by Queen Mary lecturers, prepares you for the rest of the programme and can be started in either September or January.

Year in industry

Develop your business skills and spend a year on placement – apply for our Year in Industry option. You'll put your understanding of economics into practice in a real-world environment, gaining invaluable experience for your future career. Find out more.

 

Year abroad

Go global and study abroad as part of your degree – apply for our Economics, Finance and Management BSc with a Year Abroad. Queen Mary has links with universities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia (partnerships vary for each degree programme).

Find out more about study abroad opportunities at Queen Mary and what the progression requirements are.  

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Testimonial

[Queen Mary] has the best campus in London! I really like the range of topics covered on my course, from economics and finance to law and marketing. The teachers are very supportive and are always up for a chat.

Buthaina Almadhi, Economics, Finance and Management (2019) 

Teaching

Teaching and learning

You will receive approximately three hours of weekly contact time per module, comprising lectures led by academic staff and smaller classes.

For every hour spent in class, you’ll complete a further two to three hours of independent study.

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Assessment

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in January and May.

Resources and facilities

You will study Economics and Finance in one of Queen Mary’s newest buildings – the Graduate Centre which opened in 2017. The £39m building was built with energy efficiency in mind, and provides access to the latest banking and finance industry software used by economists in finance or government.

The School offers excellent on-campus resources to aid your studies, including:

  • a trading floor set up with Bloomberg terminals
  • two computer labs exclusively for student use
  • subscriptions to the major statistical databases and software packages used by finance and government
  • online access to the Financial Times and The Economist
  • exclusive use of market-leading psychometrics software, meaning you will be able to prepare for job selection processes.

 

Our designated computer labs that have a wide range of industry packages including Eviews, Maple, Mathematica, Matlab and Stata. You can access economic and financial data through platforms including Macrobond, Wharton Research Data Services and The Economist, and get free access to popular industry publications.

The building itself has a Harvard-style lecture theatre and a number of spacious seminar rooms to facilitate your learning experience. The ground-floor Café Grad serves Starbucks Coffee, as well as a tasty selection of sandwiches, salads and cakes.

As an Economics and Finance student, you will also have full access to the university’s academic and pastoral support. You will be assigned an academic adviser who will guide and support you throughout your studies at Queen Mary.

Funding

Loans and grants

UK students accepted onto this course are eligible to apply for tuition fee and maintenance loans from Student Finance England or other government bodies.

Integrated Foundation Year - January start

Please note that UK students accepted onto Integrated Foundation courses starting in January are not eligible for student loans from Student Finance England.

Scholarships and bursaries

Queen Mary offers a generous package of scholarships and bursaries, which currently benefits around 50 per cent of our undergraduates.

Scholarships are available for home, EU and international students. Specific funding is also available for students from the local area. International students may be eligible for a fee reduction. We offer means-tested funding, as well as subject-specific funding for many degrees.

Find out what scholarships and bursaries are available to you.

Support from Queen Mary

We offer specialist support on all financial and welfare issues through our Advice and Counselling Service, which you can access as soon as you have applied for a place at Queen Mary.

Take a look at our Student Advice Guides which cover ways to finance your degree, including:

  • additional sources of funding
  • planning your budget and cutting costs
  • part-time and vacation work
  • money for lone parents.

Careers

Our graduates go on to a wide range of careers within large financial companies, professional services firms and high-profile public sector organisations.

Recent Economics, Finance and Management graduates have been hired by:

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • German Stock Exchange
  • KPMG
  • Pak Oman Investment Company.

 

Career support

The School of Economics and Finance runs weekly careers workshops and events. Our annual 'Focus on Economics' and 'Focus on Finance' programmes offer exclusive workshops which will give you a thorough understanding of careers in consulting, government, investment banking, insurance, trading and more.

We arrange a number of work experience opportunities and organise a competitive Careers Taster Scheme giving students opportunities to visit a range of employers – which in the past has included Barclays, Lloyds of London and KPMG.

The Queen Mary careers team can also offer:

    • specialist advice on choosing a career path
    • support with finding work experience, internships and graduate jobs
    • feedback on CVs, cover letters and application forms
    • interview coaching.

Learn more about career support and development at Queen Mary.

Unistats data for these courses

Economics, Finance and Management - BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Economics, Finance and Management with Integrated Foundation Year - BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Economics, Finance and Management with a Year in Industry - BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Economics, Finance and Management with a Year in Industry and Integrated Foundation Year - BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Economics, Finance and Management with a Year Abroad - BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Economics, Finance and Management with Year Abroad and Integrated Foundation Year - BSc (Econ) (Hons)

About the School

The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary is ranked fourth in London and 25th among all economics departments nationally by the Complete University Guide 2020.
 
As one of London’s top Schools of Economics and Finance, we provide a solid foundation in economic and financial theory and practice, driven by research-led teaching from experts in the field, ensuring that not only will you be studying at the cutting edge of these disciplines, but also across a wide range of extracurricular school activities to enhance your learning experience.
 
Our faculty members are recognised experts in their fields, who impact on policy making and public debate. 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.

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