What will I learn?

**About the course**Develop the advanced skills and knowledge in economics and finance essential for a career in financial services. You'll study economics and finance at both macroeconomics and microeconomics levels, while developing your understanding of economic principles through more advanced topics such as trade and risk. You'll choose from a wide range of specialist options, gaining a high level of expertise in areas such as labour economics, energy and commodity finance, public economics and trading strategies. You can also boost your employability with an option to study abroad or apply for a professional placement year. In Economics, you are introduced to the principles and their application to a range of practical and topical issues. You also study mathematics, statistics and econometrics, gaining important quantitative skills. You progress to advanced issues such as trade, global imbalances and financial crises.In Finance, you cover concepts such as discounting and bond pricing. There is an emphasis on financial markets and institutions. This includes a study of corporate finance and risk management. **Professional partnership**The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) provides official recognition of the finance modules as strong preparation for CISI qualifications. You may also opt into CISI membership for career events, presentations and employability training.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Which department am I in?

Economics

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£18,500.00 (US$ 25,454) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sussex House,

Undergraduate Admissions Falmer,

Brighton,

Brighton & Hove,

BN1 9RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A-levels should include Art or a design subject. Without A-levels in these areas you will still be considered but will need to demonstrate a strong, recent background in art and design through other means. You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics with at least grade 4 (or grade C) and, if you are not offering Art or a Design subject at A-level you must also have GCSE Art or Design Technology at grade 6 (or grade B).You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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

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About University of Sussex

In the vibrant coastal city of Brighton, Sussex offers a world-class education, real-world employability and an unforgettable student experience.

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  • Outstanding research reputation & excellent job prospects
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