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Bachelor of Finance and Economics (Hons)
Bachelor of Finance and Economics (Hons)

Bachelor of Finance and Economics (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course combines two highly respected subjects to give you a powerful business degree with real career potential. You’ll learn from Hertfordshire Business School’s highly experienced, research-active academic team. You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the role finance and economics plays in the health of an economy, as well as have the opportunity to become part of a new generation of international financial experts.

As well as deepening your knowledge of these important areas, your lecturers here at Hertfordshire will be firmly focused on your employability, giving you the advanced skills that employers today demand.

  • Understand the role economics and finance play in analysing current problems.
  • Develop a firm understanding of key business functions, the industrial structure of market economies and the global environment.
  • Learn how to analyse data from a financial point of view.
  • Enhance your experience through a 12-month work placement or study abroad year.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Introduction to Microeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Finance Professional, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Economics Tools and Techniques, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Principles of Finance, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Exploring Business Ethics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Econometrics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Consumers, Firms and Markets, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Financial Markets and Instruments, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Enhancing Employability in Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Macroeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Economics Techniques, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Anatomy of Financial Crises, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Money, Banking and Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Analysis of Current Issues in Finance, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Financial Aspects of International Business, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Organisation, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Modern Econometrics, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Industry Practice for Economic Professionals, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Corporate Financial Strategy, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Behavioural Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Public Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Economics of Strategy, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Just like every University of Hertfordshire course, this BA is firmly focused on employability – giving you the skills and experience to become a highly sought-after graduate. Your degree can be a launch pad into a whole range of careers, from banking to accounting, trading to IT. Whether you start an innovative small business or work for a major international brand, with your Hertfordshire BA under your belt, you’ll have an exceptional head start.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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