Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Develop a creative approach to problem solving that produces effective financial management results. Develop an in'depth understanding of economics at all levels; from the company to the state, and beyond Learn how to provide direction, assess progress, and adapt your approach to changing circumstances. Understand how Accounting and Finance contribute to the success of organisations. Gain a broad spectrum of transferable skills that can be applied in the workplace. Enjoy excellent employment prospects; economics graduates' starting salaries are amongst the highest in the country.

Course Modules

Year 1: principles of economics; quantitative methods; international business; markets and consumption; accounting; organisational studies. Year 2: microeconomics; macroeconomics; managerial accounting; financial management. Year 3: economics of warfare; experimental economics; game theory; political economy; topics in finance; development and economic history; economics of life; econometrics; financial econometrics; origins of financial crises; environmental economics; industrial economics; economics of inequality; dissertation unit.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc £15,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • GCE A-level ABB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher AABBB

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 91%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 97%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 83%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

88% Go on to work and/or study

In work 48
Studying 32
Studying and working 8
Unemployed 10
Unknown 2

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 70%

Total Coursework: 25%

Total Practical: 5%

£4,300 - £5,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation