London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course**

This is a top-up version of our Economics and Finance degree. A top-up degree is the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree course and is for those who have a foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualification, or those wishing to study the final year of their degree in London.

This degree will prepare you for a career in finance and economics. You’ll explore precise economic methods, quantitative techniques and contemporary analytical tools. Our Bloomberg Room will allow you to look at market data, news and analytical information used around the world in banks and investment houses.

The Guardian has ranked London Met's economics courses second in London in its university league tables 2020.

**More about this course**

On this Economics and Finance degree you’ll develop real-life knowledge and understanding of fundamental financial concepts, financial techniques and economic theory.

During the course you’ll be taught to use the same tools as finance professionals in the City. We are one of the few universities that will offer you the chance to directly use Bloomberg data, information and analytics throughout your course. In our Bloomberg Room you can discover information about current financial businesses and analyse the latest facts and figures of the financial market.

You’ll be taught by internationally recognised economists who bring contemporary case studies to the classroom and deliver the latest insights to enhance your education. They will teach and assess you to mirror the real and practical needs of the finance sector. The combination of economic methods, quantitative techniques and up-to-date financial analysis applied in the teaching will give you a strong background from which to pursue a career in finance.

At London Met you’ll have access to advice and guidance from our careers service. We'll provide training in job searching, completing applications and interview techniques to help you secure the role you want.

Course Modules


Contextualising Theory

Economics for Finance and Business

Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions

Quantitative Methods for Banking, Finance and Economics

Corporate Finance and Investment

Econometrics and Financial Modelling


Creating a Winning Business 1

Learning through Work

Bank Lending and the Legal Environment

Corporate Financial Services Strategy

Economics and Ethics

Information Technology for Professional Practice

International Business and World Markets


Money and Banking

Statistical Methods and Modelling Markets

Empirical Research in Global Banking, Finance and Economics

Fin Instruments and Financial Engineering

Creating a Winning Business 2

Learning through Work 2

Professional Experience Year Placement

Development Economics and Emerging Markets

Economics of Human Resources

Economics of Multinational Business

International Corporate Social Responsibility

International Trade and Finance

Personal Finance

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £2,310 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £2,310 European Fees