Finance – BSc


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Global finance and its role in the world has never been so complex – or so exciting.

Recent world events have shown the importance of understanding financial decision-making, risk management and the behaviour of financial markets.

Our new BSc Finance degree will prepare you for a career in economics, banking and finance, with a focus on finance. It provides an entry route for both private and public sectors as well as for further academic studies.

During the first two years you’ll cover finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative analysis. You’ll also study applied macroeconomics and microeconomics as well as financial topics such as asset pricing and corporate finance.

With a wide choice of modules in the final year, you can direct your studies to your interests or career aims, from quantitative methods in finance to corporate strategy and management of technology.

Course Info
Career support The School of Economics and Finance runs weekly careers workshops and events. Our annual 'Focus on Economics' and 'Focus on Finance' programmes offer exclusive workshops which will give you a thorough understanding of careers in consulting, government, investment banking, insurance, trading and more. We arrange a number of work experience opportunities and organise a competitive Careers Taster Scheme giving students opportunities to visit a range of employers – which in the past has included Barclays, Lloyds of London and KPMG. The Queen Mary careers team can also offer: specialist advice on choosing a career path support with finding work experience, internships and graduate jobs feedback on CVs, cover letters and application forms interview coaching.