This course aims to develop your analytical abilities in economics, providing you with the quantitative skills required to analyse financial markets. Successful completion is a signal to prospective employers of your sound knowledge and understanding of the macroeconomic and microeconomic principles underlying various types of financial markets and instruments. For example, you will understand the design and pricing of options, futures and other derivatives, the pros and cons of financial regulation or the optimal asset management within firms.
At City, you will learn the latest developments in all major fields of economics in a highly energised and supportive environment from lecturers recruited for their research excellence.
The degree will help you answer key questions, such as:
- what is the macroeconomic role of finance? What are the quantitative tools used most commonly for financial analysis?
- What are the practical roles and obligations of major financial institutions?
This course will also prepare you for a wide range of postgraduate study and careers options in economics and finance. That is why graduates from our programmes are currently working at renowned organisations, such as Moorhouse Consulting, DBRS, XL Catlin, Private Infrastructure, Bearing Point and Goldman Sachs. On this course, you can also broaden your horizons and prepare for your career through our exciting placement year schemes and student-led Economics Society activities.
Uddannelsen er på SU-fasttrack listen
Uddannelsen er godkendt til støtte i perioden fra 12. oktober 2016 til 11. oktober 2020. Efter denne periode skal uddannelsen igen vurderes for at komme på Fast Track listen.