BSc(Econ) (Hons) Economics and Finance with a Year In Industry

Queen Mary University Of London

Program Overview

Global finance and its role in the world has never been so complex – or so exciting.


Recent world events have shown the importance of understanding financial decision-making, risk management and the behaviour of financial markets. And economics is rarely out of the news, from interest rates and house prices to the job market and global trade.


Our Economics and Finance degree is firmly rooted in the real world. You’ll study the ways in which people and businesses respond to incentives, and the production and allocation of resources.


During the first two years you’ll cover macroeconomics and microeconomics, and learn to apply quantitative techniques to investigate relationships between economic variables. You’ll also study financial topics such as financial accounting, capital markets and international finance.


With a wide choice of modules in the final year, you can direct your studies to your interests or career aims, from corporate strategy to behavioural economics.


LondonUnited Kingdom

  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

£ 22,250


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 92

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You can complete your Economics and Finance degree in three, four or five years. If you choose to spend a year in industry or study abroad, this will take place in Year 3, and the Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4. If you are taking an integrated foundation year, this will take place before Year 1.




  • Personal and Career Development Plan 1
  • Economics and Finance in Action
  • Elements of Accounting
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance
  • Microeconomics 1
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Statistical Methods in Economics

Please note that all modules are subject to change.




  • Personal and Career Development Plan 2
  • Capital Markets 1
  • Econometrics 1
  • Econometrics 2
  • Games and Strategies
  • International Finance
  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Microeconomics 2
  • Money and Banking

Please note that all modules are subject to change.




  • Personal and Career Development Plan 3
  • Corporate Finance
  • Futures and Options
  • International Financial Strategy
  • Choose at least three from
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Economics of Innovation and Technology
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Labour Economics
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Topics in Econometrics

Choose up to two from

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Business Cycles
  • Development Economics
  • Economics Project
  • Environmental Economics
  • Finance of Emerging Markets
  • Health Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Public Economics

Up to two modules may instead be chosen from other degree programmes offered by Queen Mary or other University of London institutions which complement your studies. These modules are subject to availability, approval, funding and timetabling restrictions.


Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Non-UK students
We accept a wide range of European and international qualifications in addition to A-levels, the International Baccalaureate and BTEC qualifications. 


Student Visa Regulations

If you will require a Student visa to study in the UK, you must meet the minimum English Language requirements to meet the UKVI regulations.  The minimum IELTS requirement is 5.5 in all four skills (Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening).  However, many of our courses require higher grades.


Pre-sessional English Language Courses

If you fall slightly below our standard English language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-sessional English courses.  Please note that you will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to our Thirteen week pre-sessional courses.  Currently, only IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE) are accepted. The Pre-sessional English course requirements are published according to the academic department within which your chosen course of study is administere

Home fees £9,250


Overseas fees £22,250

Loans and grants
UK students accepted onto this course are eligible to apply for tuition fee and maintenance loans from Student Finance England or other government bodies.


Scholarships and bursaries
Queen Mary offers a generous package of scholarships and bursaries, which currently benefits around 50 per cent of our undergraduates.


Scholarships are available for home, EU and international students. Specific funding is also available for students from the local area. International students may be eligible for a fee reduction. We offer means-tested funding, as well as subject-specific funding for many degrees.

If a career in economics, banking or finance is your calling, this programme will provide you with an impressive entry route – in addition to opening up pathways for postgraduate studies.


Recent Economics and Finance graduates have been hired by:


  • Beazley
  • Business Data Partners
  • EY
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • KPMG
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