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Economics, Finance and International Business - BSc (Hons)

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Why study this course?

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Maybe you’re keen to work in finance or business operations? This degree will teach you the ins and outs of business, finance and economics to help you prepare for a successful career in a range of business and finance related roles. 

On top of learning key theories and economic issues, you’ll be shown how to use the Bloomberg financial data software system that’s used on trading floors across the globe. We also make sure you have opportunities to learn from and network with industry experts.

The Guardian ranked our economics courses second in London in its 2020 university league tables. We also ranked ninth for student satisfaction on our economics courses by the Complete University Guide 2020

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More about this course

This Economics, Finance and International Business course is designed to give you a broad but in-depth understanding of business theory and know-how, so you can go on to build an exciting career in a range of business or finance roles.

You’ll study everything from finance and economics, through to business operations, risk management, capital markets, innovation and business strategy.

Along with the support from our lecturers, you’ll learn how to analyse economic and financial data in our Bloomberg room, using the Bloomberg software system that’s widely used on trade floors around the world. You’ll also become familiar with other tools and packages such as Eviews, Stata, SPSS and Business Simulation.

This degree also covers the changing world of business, focusing on the impact of Brexit and other global debates on trade.

Our network with the city of London and other national businesses means you’ll benefit from guest lectures and networking events. These events give you the opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge from experienced business professionals, economists and finance practitioners.

We want you to graduate in the best possible position, so that’s why we give you the option to include a sandwich work-placement year. This opportunity will give you an insight into the working world, help you develop practical skills, network with business professionals and gain hands-on experience to help you secure that dream graduate job after the course.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed through essays, group work, case studies, individual presentations, coursework, mini-projects, group reports, seen and unseen exams, as well as a dissertation in your final year.

Fees and key information

Course type
Undergraduate
UCAS code LN10
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Our teaching plans for autumn 2021

We are planning to return to our usual ways of teaching this autumn including on-campus activities for your course. However, it's still unclear what the government requirements on social distancing and other restrictions might be, so please keep an eye on our Covid-19 pages for further updates as we get closer to the start of the autumn term.

Entry requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of grades CCC in three A levels (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

These requirements may vary in individual cases.

If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Business Management (including foundation year) BA (Hons).

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course at London Met. Find out more about applying for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).

English language requirements

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

Modular structure

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2021/22 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Where this course can take you

This course aims to open doors to various roles for our graduates. Our alumni have secured jobs in international companies and the public sector, chosen to specialise in postgraduate study, or even decided to start their own business.

After successfully completing this degree, you’ll not only have an in-depth understanding of each area of business, but also be able to interpret and analyse key data. You’ll understand economic, finance and business theory and be able to make sound business decisions based on this knowledge.

Discover Uni – key statistics about this course

Discover Uni is an official source of information about university and college courses across the UK. The widget below draws data from the corresponding course on the Discover Uni website, which is compiled from national surveys and data collected from universities and colleges. If a course is taught both full-time and part-time, information for each mode of study will be displayed here.

How to apply

September 2021: If you’re a UK student or an EU student with settled/pre-settled status and want to study full-time from September, you can apply through Clearing – call 0800 032 4441 or apply online. If you're an international applicant or want to study part-time, select the relevant entry point and click the "Apply direct" button.

Applying for 2021

If you're from the UK, or you're from the EU and have settled or pre-settled status, apply through Clearing for courses starting in September 2021 – call 0800 032 4441 or apply online.

Applying for 2022

If you're a UK applicant wanting to study full-time starting in September, you must apply via UCAS unless otherwise specified. If you're an international applicant wanting to study full-time, you can choose to apply via UCAS or directly to the University.

If you're applying for part-time study, you should apply directly to the University. If you require a Student visa, please be aware that you will not be able to study as a part-time student at undergraduate level.

If you're applying for a degree starting in January/February, you can apply directly to the University.



When to apply

The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) accepts applications for full-time courses starting in September from one year before the start of the course. Our UCAS institution code is L68.

If you will be applying direct to the University you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only be able to consider your application if there are places available on the course.

To find out when teaching for this degree will begin, as well as welcome week and any induction activities, view our academic term dates.

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