Economics studies how wealth is created and distributed and informs government policy on sustainable economic growth. Learn to use key economics concepts and models to better understand real-world problems. Develop excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly valued by employers. Gain the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to different audiences. Benefit from teaching by staff who have strong links with policy-makers and industry. Through a real-world policy-oriented approach, learn how economic concepts are useful to understand and improve the world around us. Learn the principles of investment and value, business finance and decision-making and the analysis of bonds, shares and derivatives. Benefit from studying a finance degree which is thought to be unique in Scotland in terms of the range and depth of issues covered. Gain skills for a career in banking, investment management, pension fund management and insurance. Enhance your employment prospects by combining your finance studies with a second subject. Our Finance degree is recognised for the IMC advantage. Accounting and Finance at Strathclyde is ranked No 1 in the UK in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.