Our Economics and Finance degree is about the real world: about how people respond to incentives, and the production and allocation of resources. Think how many news items involve economics: the global recession, tax, interest rates, prices, and the job market. Within the Economics domain, Finance studies addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses and organizations raise, allocate and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects. The Economics and Finance degree offers you professional training in both economics and finance, providing an excellent basis for employment in the private or state sector and for further academic study. Final-year options enable you to focus on mathematical and statistical techniques in finance or more specialised areas of economics.