What will I learn?

This Economics and Finance courses combine economic theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to a business, industrial, financial or government environment. Providing students with this combination of theory and practice, as well as a solid background in finance, is what distinguishes Brunel University London's courses from other Economics degrees. An optional work placement arranged through the University's strong industry links will further enhance your employment prospects.

Stage 1: University Foundation Modules:

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 1
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Principles of ICT
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Statistics

Stage 2: First Year University Studies Modules

  • Mathematics for Economics & Finance A
  • Statistical Research Methods A
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Financial Markets
  • Interactive Learning Skills & Communication 2
  • Mathematics for Economics & Finance B
  • Statistical Research Methods B
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting

The Next stages of study will be second Year University Studies (Stage 3) at the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University London. Third Year University Studies (Stage 4) at the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University London.

This pathway leads to the following degrees:

  • BSc (Hons) Economics
  • BSc (Hons) Economics and Business Finance
  • BSc (Hons) Finance and Accounting

On completion students find potential careers in audit and assurance; commercial banking; corporate finance; credit control; economics research; financial analysis; financial planning; forensic accounting; Financial planning; forensic accounting; insurance; investment banking; management accounting; money management; real estate; stockbroking; taxation.

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2019, January 2020


London Brunel International College

Russell Building,

Kingston Lane,


Greater London,

UB8 3PH, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic Admissions Requirements (International Students): 5 GCSE Passes A – E OR 28 UCAS points (new) in AS. English Language Requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with no band below 5.5); Pearson 51 (Listening 51, Reading 51, Speaking 51, Writing 51); GCSE / IGCSE English Language C; IB Standard Level 4.

About this uni

More than 4,000 students have progressed from a pathway programme at LBIC to an undergraduate or master’s course at Brunel.

  • Based in Brunel University London campus
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate pathway programmes
  • Part of esteemed international education provider, Navitas
  • Three programme entry dates: January, May and September