Economics, Finance and Accounting

Are you interested in a career in economics or finance? Our courses can help you learn how to understand financial management, and the relationship between the financial market and economic growth in today’s globalised world.

  • Learn from experienced lecturers who are qualified academically and professionally as Chartered Accountants, Chartered Financial Analysts or finance practitioners.
  • Study a number of specialist modules such as financial reporting, auditing, tax, financial management, international finance, business law, financial investment and risk.
  • Utilise our links with employers to gain a reputable placement opportunity in the accounting, finance and banking sectors*.
  • Make use of our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Terminals and learn to use industry software such as S&P, Capital IQ, Python and more.
  • Observe the industry from the position of a top global company, by attending field trips to places like Bloomberg London and the Bank of England*.
  • Follow in the footsteps of our graduates, some of whom have gone on to work for PwC, Ernst and Young, KPMG, NHS and China Construction Bank.

Our Economics, Finance and Accounting facilities

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Bloomberg Trading Floor

You will have the opportunity to gain practical career-ready skills from using our Bloomberg Trading Floor. We use this facility to create simulated projects where you can understand how businesses operate in a dynamic, competitive environment.

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Standard & Poor Market Intelligence Suite (S&P) 

The S&P suite contains some of the same software used by Wall Street. Here you will find a range of industry data and tools to help you track performance, identify investment ideas, understand industry dynamics and perform risk assessments.

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Talent Team

The Talent Team is our dedicated employability support team. They will assist you in applying for work placements graduate level jobs and offer skills development workshops. They also organise networking events to enable you to meet potential employers and industry contacts.

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    • Facilities, shows or events mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Please check individual course pages for specific details regarding what facilities, shows or events are available for each course.
    • Please note that any opportunities or experiences referred to on this page may be subject to additional costs (for example travel, visas and accommodation), competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.
    • Staff may be subject to change.
    • The majority of our courses are formally recognised by professional bodies. This means that the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams.
    • Accreditations and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. If the accreditation of any of our courses change, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible. Please check the relevant course web page for up-to-date information on the current status of individual course accreditations.
    • The university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with government and public health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.
    • Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
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