Taking a contemporary approach, this three-year course combines both traditonal and post-2008 financial crisis theory. Economics students at Brighton develop high-level analytical and quantitative skills valued by employers in many fields, including investment banking, economic analysis, consultancy and public policy. With advanced training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, graduates benefit from excellent career prospects in economics and finance. The option to take a work placement with a high-profile institution enables students to gain valuable work experience, build a professional network and boost their CV. Students can also complement their study of economics by taking modules in related subject areas such as finance, business management, digital marketing and law.