Undergraduate Pathway in Economics and Finance

General

Program Description

Economics and Finance courses combine economic theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to business, industrial, financial or government environment. Providing students with this combination of theory and practice, as well as a solid background in finance, is what distinguishes Brunel University London's courses from other Economics degrees. An optional work placement arranged through the University's strong industry links will further enhance your employment prospects.

Your Pathway to Brunel University London

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Fees

2019 University Foundation - Two Semester First Year University Studies
EU** £9,250 £9,250
International £14,900 £15,700

**September is the only available intake for EU students who are applying for a Student Finance Loan.

All LBIC course fees may be subject to a review; please note these fees are a guide only and are subject to change.

Pathway progression

Upon successful completion of your pathway programme, you will progress onto Brunel University London. Find out more by watching the video below.

Stage 1: University Foundation

Intakes: January, May, September

Modules

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 1
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Principles of ICT
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Statistics

Stage 2: First Year University Studies

Intakes: January, September

The first year of university studies in Economics and Finance combines economic theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to the business, industrial, financial or government environment. Providing students with this combination of theory and practice, as well as a solid background in finance, is what distinguishes Brunel University London's courses from other Economics degrees. You will experience the curriculum of a Brunel University London degree, but taught in smaller class sizes and with extra academic contact hours, and will be fully prepared for onward study at Brunel University London's School of Social Sciences.

Modules

  • Mathematics for Economics & Finance A
  • Statistical Research Methods A
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Financial Markets
  • Interactive Learning Skills & Communication 2
  • Mathematics for Economics & Finance B
  • Statistical Research Methods B
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting

Next stages of study

  • Second Year University Studies (Stage 3) at the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University London
  • Third Year University Studies (Stage 4) at the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University London

This pathway leads to the following Brunel University London degrees:

Foundation Entry Available First Year Entry Available
BSc (Hons) Economics Yes Yes
BSc (Hons) Economics and Business Finance Yes Yes
BSc (Hons) Finance and Accounting Yes Yes

Employment and Career options

Potential careers in audit and assurance; commercial banking; corporate finance; credit control; economics research; financial analysis; financial planning; forensic accounting; Financial planning; forensic accounting; insurance; investment banking; management accounting; money management; real estate; stockbroking; taxation.

Last updated June 2019

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