This world-class degree will enable you to understand the economics of financial markets and develop the analytical abilities of a trained economist, preparing you for a wide range of career and study options. 100% of our graduates were in employment within 6 months of graduating and they had an average starting salary of £26,000 (Destinations of leavers of Higher Education 2015). This course aims to develop your analytical abilities in economics, providing you with the quantitative skills required to analyse financial markets. Successful completion is a signal to prospective employers of your sound knowledge and understanding of the macroeconomic and microeconomic principles underlying various types of financial markets and instruments. For example, you will understand the design and pricing of options, futures and other derivatives, the pros and cons of financial regulation or the optimal asset management within firms. At City, you will learn the latest developments in all major fields of economics in a highly energised and supportive environment from lecturers recruited for their research excellence.