What will I learn?

The global financial services industry has generated a strong demand for economists with specialised knowledge of financial systems and markets. By combining both economics and finance, this course equips you to succeed in this sector.On our BSc (Hons) Business Economics and Finance degree you will study how firms and consumers behave in different markets, how capital markets operate and how financial decisions can improve the performance and efficiency of organisations.This economics degree equips you to interpret, communicate and apply economic and financial information, appraise alternative investment opportunities and improve strategic decision making, portfolio planning and risk management.This degree includes an optional year on placement or studying abroad which will help you stand out to employers and equip you for a wide range of rewarding careers. You will be taught by leading academics in their fields who apply the latest research insights and professional best-practice into their teaching. You will also have the opportunity to tailor your degree as well by choosing from a range of optional modules in more specialist subjects, especially in your final year.Skills for employability is a key part of the Loughborough experience and can really boost your job prospects. This degree has a module specifically built in to help you develop your study and employability skills.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Economics

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,800.00 (US$ 31,370) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

3 October 2022

Venue

Main Site

Ashby Road,

Loughborough,

Leicestershire,

LE11 3TU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students studying in the American education system, offers for entry onto undergraduate level courses are based on successful completion of the High School Diploma along with achievement in Advanced Placement Exams (group A) or SAT II Subject Specific Tests. We would typically require between ‘4, 4, 4’ and ‘5, 5, 5’ in 3 group A subjects from AP exams or between ‘650, 650, 650’ and ‘750, 700, 700’ in SAT subject tests.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Loughborough University

Loughborough University might be famous for sport, but it has exceptional technology and facilities for a huge range of schools of learning.

  • Considered the best university for sport in the world
  • Outstanding teaching facilities across a range of subjects
  • Highly ranked in the UK for graduate employability
  • Voted WhatUni’s University of the Year 2020