Economics with Finance BSc

The BSc Economics with Finance allows you to specialise in methodological modules including finance. You'll also develop rigorous quantitative and analytical skills, and learn about real-world economic policy.

You'll receive training in advanced methods, particularly mathematical and statistical through the methodological pathway of modules. You'll also be learn about finance, and apply your knowledge to economic problems in modules in the applied pathway.

Year one will build the foundation for the rest of your degree. You'll study core economic principles and theories, and develop your core quantitative skills in mathematical methods for economics and statistical methods for economics.

In year two you'll build on your toolkit of theoretical and quantitative skills. Modules in your final year will give you cutting-edge training in analytical methods in economics and finance.

By choosing a dissertation, you'll have the chance to demonstrate your ability to independently undertake an extended piece of research and apply advanced methods to the analysis of a specific economic problem of your choice. Or, if you don't want to do a dissertation, you can carry out a number of shorter projects.

Degrees with employment experience

We offer you the chance to do a year-long work placement, starting after your second year. This is a great opportunity to get paid work experience with some of the UK's top employers who want to recruit the best students from Sheffield.

Recent placements have been with the Bank of England, Lloyds Bank, IBM, ASOS and Mercedes-Benz.

BSc Award
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

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Standard offer

Access Sheffield offer

The A Level entry requirements for this course are:

AAA

including Maths

The A Level entry requirements for this course are:

AAB

including Maths

A Levels + additional qualifications

| AAB, including B in Maths + A in a relevant EPQ

AAB, including B in Maths + A in a relevant EPQ

International Baccalaureate

| 36, with 6 in Higher Level Maths

34, with 5 in Higher Level Maths

BTEC

| DD + A in A Level Maths

DM + A in A Level Maths

Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher

| AAAAB + A in Maths

AAABB + B in Maths

Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels

| A + AA, including Maths

B + AA, including Maths

Access to HE Diploma

| 60 credits overall in a relevant subject, with 45 credits at Level 3, including 39 credits at Distinction (to include 12 Maths units) and 6 credits at Merit

60 credits overall in a relevant subject, with 45 credits at Level 3 including 36 credits at Distinction (to include 12 Maths units) and 9 credits at Merit

Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

English language requirements | You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification

Equivalent English language qualifications

Visa and immigration requirements

We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the department.

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