Undergraduate Pathway in Economics and Finance
Economics and Finance courses combine economic theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to a 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
|2017/18||University Foundation - Two Semester||First Year University Studies|
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Stage 1 and 2: two semesters
Stage 1: January, May, September
Stage 2: January and September
Stage 1: University Foundation
- Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 1
- Principles of ICT
- Principles of Accounting
Stage 2: First Year University Studies
The first year university studies in Economics and Finance combines economic theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to a 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.
- Mathematics for Economics & Finance A
- Statistical Research Methods A
- Macroeconomic Principles
- Financial Markets
- Interactive Learning Skills & Communication 4
- 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 School of Social Sciences at Brunel University London
- Third Year University Studies (Stage 4) at the School of Social Sciences 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.