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Bachelor of Financial Economics - BA

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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.0
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The Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics degree at the University of Essex prepares you to work as an economist in the field of finance, or in a related field that deals with resource allocation in all sectors of the economy. This degree offers both creative thinking and technical skills with practical applications in business and society. As financial professionals work in many settings, you will be preparing yourself for a job in government departments, local government, firms and organizations, and in the financial services industry (for example forecasting) depending on the graduate role you are looking for.

The Essex course is built on the basic principles of economics, used in your research of financial institutions (such as banks), financial markets (such as stock trading), and financial instruments. Receives good presentation in economics and mathematics, as well as training in quantitative research methods. You study mathematical and mathematical analysis of economic problems, and how the financial system works, choosing from a variety of financial topics including: Fundamentals of accounting, business strategy and competition, Financial markets, financial intelligence and new media approaches and Bonds and contracts.

You will be equipped with a solid knowledge base that focuses on the effectiveness, strengths and weaknesses of various financial economic strategies. To tackle this complex background, you will be taught the right tools to analyze the issues that nations and industries currently face. The course will not only use economics to explain social, financial and business interactions, but will also bring knowledge and insights into these related areas, using this to challenge and improve your understanding of financial markets. Professional skills within your degree, besides your voluntary involvement with our Graduate + recruitment program, will help you develop as career-ready graduates, provide you with a range of technical skills and employment that are suitable for many positions. Your course will enhance your mental and moral maturity, and inspire your commitment to the goal of becoming a professional financial scientist.


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October 2020

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2021

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2022

3 Years


Colchester Campus

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