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Economics and Finance (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
3 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

Learn how economic decisions affect us as individuals and society as a whole. This Economics and Finance 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.

You'll learn from our expert teaching staff, whose research has influenced international policy.

In your first year you'll learn how to use Bloomberg trading terminals in our Financial Laboratory (FinLab), 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 take modules from the Economics department, Business School or from other departments across the University. You could choose modules in:

  • portfolio theory
  • principles of finance
  • empirical finance
  • international trade

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.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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