Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Economics and Finance

Study economics and finance to discover the impact of financial decisions made by individuals and businesses on consumers, workers, industry, commerce and the government.

Economics and Finance

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    18 Sep 2023

From global events such as credit crunches to the closure of our favourite high street stores, explore the impact finance and the economy have on the world around you.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Develop valuable analytical skills in finance and economics that will prepare you for the workplace
  • Discover how financial decisions made by individuals and businesses affect consumers, workers, industry, commerce and government
  • Gain a thorough understanding of financial markets and the structure of business organisations

If you take a paid work placement in your third year, you’ll develop and enhance your employability skills. Our students have enjoyed placements with Disney, Morrisons and the NHS.

Our guest lecture series will help support your development. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association and the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank. To view and register for any upcoming guest lectures, visit our university events webpage.


Why study Economics and Finance at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. 94.1% of students from BA (Hons) Economics & Finance were in work or further study 15 months after graduating*
  2. Work alongside a team of research active lecturers with professional experience
  3. Utilise the university's strong local and national business links and take a paid work placement
  4. Listen and network with industry leaders at the Business School's guest lecture series
  5. Develop valuable analytical skills that are relevant in a variety of workplace settings
  6. Uncover how the decisions made by business leaders affect everyday customers

* 2018/19 graduating students, Graduate Outcomes

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