Economics with Banking, BSc Hons

Economics with Banking, BSc Hons

This programme will provide you with a learning foundation in economic theory, solid
training in quantitative subjects. You will be offered the opportunity to gain subject
specific knowledge of behaviour and practice of banks and other financial
intermediaries.

Direct entry to Year 2 or 3 is available for qualified applicants. Students on this
programme may apply to participate in overseas exchanges with our Erasmus partners.
This Erasmus Scheme provides a grant towards the cost of studying abroad for a year.

We are proud to say that we are 1st for student course satisfaction in London for
Economics, according to both the Guardian and the Complete University Guide 2016
league tables.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide a firm foundation of knowledge about the workings of actual economies
    and to underpin this with techniques in economic analysis using mathematical and
    econometric models and economic data
  • To provide subject specific knowledge of behaviour and practice of banks, other
    financial intermediaries and the place of the financial system in the economy
  • To provide you with the ability to understand the major debates in monetary
    economics.

UCAS code

L1NH G BSc/EcBank

Department

International Business & Economics

Location

Greenwich Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich
6 years part-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

300 UCAS points

FROM at least two A-levels or
equivalent

PLUS GCSEs at grade C or above in
English and mathematics (or
equivalent qualifications).

* Applicants who do not have
English as their first language
require IELTS of 6 (with a minimum
of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent in
a Secure English Language Test.
Alternatively, students with an
overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study
our pre-sessional English language
programme prior to degree studies.

* We welcome applications from
mature students and/or students
with professional work backgrounds.
Direct entry to Year 2 or 3 is
available for qualified applicants
from a recognised university or
higher education institute.

Assessment

Students are assessed through
examinations, take home tests, oral
presentation, portfolio assignments,
coursework.

Career options

Graduates in economics with
banking can aspire to achieve many
entry-level jobs in banking, finance,
insurance, stock markets, sales and
marketing as well as corporations
like consulting firms or government
departments. They can also begin
their career with government
enterprises, public undertakings,
investment firms, education,
advertising, commercial
management and research,
business journals and newspapers.


Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 6

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Sandwich

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Work Placement (Business School)

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

Economics

Our programmes in Economics will give you the knowledge and practical skills to meet the demands of both national and international employers.

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"Life at University of Greenwich was absolutely great. I have gained valuable knowledge that is going to determine my future life. I have good friends and I have become a better person in the sense of presenting myself and talking to people."

Aicha Sam (Ivory Coast)    
BSc Hons Economics with Banking Graduate

Undergraduate placements

The Business School has a dedicated Placements Office to assist students in securing a placement during their sandwich year, preferably with an organisation relevant to their programme or preferred career path. To find out more visit the department's placements page.

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