From the banks to the stock market, you can learn how financial systems operate internationally when studying our Financial Economics BA. This course covers current and topical issues in the UK and world economy, including the determinants of the supply of money, the impact of interest rates, managing risk and uncertainty on the stock market, and the impact of the collapse of investment banks in the US on the rest of the world. This course, one of four pathways offered in the field of economics, covers current and topical issues in the UK and world economy, such as rebuilding the public’s trust in banking or the impact of the collapse of investment banks in the US on the rest of the world. You’ll have the opportunity to become adept in numeracy, IT and the use of statistical methods, developing advanced skills in problem solving and decision making. A major strength of our course is its practical focus; you can participate in skills development workshops with opportunities for direct involvement from the Government Economic Service (GES), including a mock assessment centre specifically designed to familiarise you with the Civil Service Fast Stream application process, ideal for those considering a career in government.