601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2019
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Economics and Finance

**Overview** Economics and finance shape many aspects of our lives. With challenges such as Brexit looming large, there’s never been a more interesting time to work in this field. This course blends financial and management accounting with economics, combining the latest theory with practical elements. You’ll develop a range of skills that employers in many industries are looking for. You’ll assess the impact of economic and financial decisions within organisations, conduct your own research and develop professional skills that will serve you well in any job. Economic trends and influences affect many people. You’ll learn to explore these from the perspective of consumers, workers, industry, commerce and government. Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills will support this depth of knowledge. It’ll mean you’re well placed to work in management and finance-related fields in any industry. Our Business School has excellent links with industry. These feed into our course content and give you excellent placement opportunities in your third year. You can choose between a range of option units in your second and final years. This gives you an exciting opportunity to tailor your course to suit your interests and career aspirations. **Features and Benefits** - **Economics and finance experts** – learn from leading academics and professionals who advise organisations like AJ Bell, the United Nations, UEFA and the World Trade Organization. - **Unique subject areas** – we go beyond mainstream economics and finance. You’ll learn about non-conventional economics, cryptocurrencies and the impact of Brexit. - **Location** – Manchester boasts one of the largest financial services economies in Europe. You’ll be surrounded by renowned companies and a community of financial professionals. - **Flexible learning** – as you study the same units as our BA (Hons) Economics and Banking course in your first year, you could switch course in year two. - **Placements** – take advantage of our extensive industry connections and experience what it’s like to work with leading banking and economic organisations, or take the opportunity to study overseas. - **Free access to Bloomberg Terminal** – make the most of the leading global platform used by the world’s banks, corporations and government agencies for news, data, analytics and research. - **Regular industry events** – attend guest talks and masterclasses, network with recruiting businesses, or take part in events in the Accounting, Finance and Banking Society’s programme. - **Employability** – graduate with a degree that’s well respected in professional circles and compete for high-profile roles.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom