University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This degree will give you a solid grounding in economic theory, as well as training in quantitative subjects. You will also have the opportunity to gain subject'specific knowledge of the behaviour and practice of banks, international regulation and finance, and the place of financial systems in microeconomics.

You will study micro and macroeconomics, global banking and finance, economic history, and monetary economics. Other subjects include applied econometrics and quantitative methods. You will also undertake a project in economics and international business.

You will have the opportunity to train to use OANDA trading platforms and online journals and databases including ORBIS, Thomson One, Datastream and FDI Markets. Thomson Reuters Certification is available for Datastream, so you can prove your level of proficiency to future employers.

Our economics programmes were ranked first in London and top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2017 league table.

What careers could I pursue?

Graduates in economics with banking can pursue a range of entry'level jobs in banking, finance, insurance, stock markets, sales and marketing. You may begin your career with government enterprises, public undertakings, investment firms, commercial management or research.

Course Modules

ear 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Macroeconomics I (30 credits)

Microeconomics I (30 credits)

Quantitative Methods for Economists 1 (30 credits)

Personal and Professional Development 1 (IBE) (15 credits)

Economic History (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)

History of Economic Thought (15 credits)

Macroeconomics and Microeconomics in Context 1 (30 credits)

Quantitative Methods and Econometrics (30 credits)

Banking and Finance in a Global Context (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Project (Economics & International Business) (30 credits)

Monetary Economics (30 credits)

Principles of Investment (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Managerial Economics (30 credits)

Labour Economics, Policy and Regulation (30 credits)

Political Economy of International Development and Finance (30 credits)

Macroeconomics and Microeconomics in Context II (30 credits)

Advanced Econometrics (30 credits)

Theory and Practice of Trading (30 credits)

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees