CU London | Coventry University - Financial Economics and Banking BSc (Hons)

CU London | Coventry University

Financial Economics and Banking BSc (Hons)

Gain expertise in economics, econometrics and financial systems, to prepare yourself for roles in corporate and investment banking, financial management or economic policy.

On the course, you’ll have the chance to:

  • Complete practical exercises such as case studies and banking or trading simulations.
  • Perform real workplace tasks using industry-standard technology.
  • Take part in work experience and trips to companies and financial firms (subject to availability and requirements.

Entry Requirements

A levelBBB 
GCSEMinimum 5 GCSEs at A*-C including English Language and Mathematics 
IB Diploma27 points

IELTS: 6.0 overall (or an equivalent language test), with no component below 5.5. If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Career Prospects

This course will provide you with a solid foundation to enter the banking sector, or work as an economist or financial advisor in the public, private or third sectors.

You may even wish to pursue self-employment, which our Talent Team can assist with.

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Apply economic and financial theories and concepts to discuss, formulate and evaluate macroeconomic and microeconomic policies, both at national and international level.
  • Synthesise, interpret and communicate information from a range of sources.
  • Identify and apply appropriate quantitative and qualitative methods for the interpretation of economic and financial data and present them to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Analyse and model data through the use of a computer package and communicate results for decision-making purposes.

Course Details

You’ll have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Key economic policies and banking concepts.
  • How finance operates around the world.
  • The various economic sectors and the different types of financial business, and how they all inter-relate.
  • How to approach decision-making creatively and with the right information.

Year One

• Introduction to Economics
• Professional Practice and Academic Skills
• Introduction to Financial Accounting
• Quantitative Methods
• Corporate and Business Law
• Principles of Finance and Banking

Year Two

• Intermediate Microeconomics
• Introduction to Econometrics
• Corporate and Investment Banking
• Intermediate Macroeconomics
• Banking Risk Management
• Banking Supervisions, Regulatory Frameworks and Fin Ethics

Final Year

• Applied Econometrics and Research Methods
• Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
• International Economics
• Optional modules
• Final Project

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