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Economics and Finance (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Duration
3 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
L1NH

About this course

Develop your understanding of how economic decisions affect us as individuals and society as a whole. This BSc Economics and Finance degree course combines studying economics with analysing financial markets and institutions. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in finance or economics.

Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.

You'll be taught by experts whose research has influenced international policy.

You'll learn how to use our Bloomberg Trading Suite in your first year, and have the chance to gain a Bloomberg Markets Concepts qualification.

You'll take core modules in:

  • microeconomics

  • macroeconomics

  • quantitative methods

  • finance

  • accounting

You can also choose modules from the Economics department, Business School or from other departments across the University. You could take modules in portfolio theory, the principles of finance or empirical finance. Or you could learn how cognitive bias affects financial decision-making by taking the optional 'Economics with Experiments' course.

As part of this course you can also:

You'll graduate with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in finance or economics. You could also go on to further study.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.