UNDER THE ACADEMIC GUIDANCE OF LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
This degree offers you the opportunity to combine in-depth studies in economics and finance. It provides you with the analytical tools from the fields of mathematics,statistics, economics and econometrics together with institutional knowledge required to work as a financial economist.
This degree has been designed to provide the economic reasoning, quantitative skills, and institutional knowledge required by financial economists to solve practical problems arising in finance. These skills should make graduates highly suited for further studies as well as for a career in investment banking or in financial markets.
What it prepares you for :
- You wish to work in the areas of management consultancy, banking, accountancy and general management.
- You are currently working as manager and would like to develop your professional skills and knowledge.
- You are already working within a business and wish to progress to management level.
- You have not yet decided which profession to pursue and are interested in the business sector, the management profession or perhaps in starting your own business.
Features of Degree
- This degree provides a solid understanding of the different functional areas of business and provides a good foundation for a career in management.
- The social science emphasis allows you to develop thorough appreciation of business and management within a wider environment.
- The degree is designed to develop excellent analytical skills, which are invaluable to the decision-making role of management and also to further study.
Standard Route – First Year
- Introduction to economics
- Statistics 1 (half course) and Statistics 2 (half course)
- Mathematics 1 (half course) and Mathematics 2 (half course)
- Principles of banking and finance
Standard Route – Second & Third Year
- Elements of econometrics
- Corporate finance
- Monetary economics or Industrial economics
- Quantitative finance*
- One 300 course (or two half courses) from any Selection group
- One 100, 200 or 300 course (or two half courses) from any Selection group.