From financial management to applied econometrics, our Finance with Economics degree will set you up for a career in the world of business.
You want the space to grasp new ideas, to explore the theory behind financial economics and its use in the real world.
Finance and economics isn’t just about numbers. It’s about understanding the importance of those numbers, analysing and interpreting them to better appreciate how people and the businesses around us really work.
Our BSc (Hons) Finance with Economics degree will introduce you to financial management, applied econometrics and much more. We’ll guide you through the issues you might encounter and equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to formulate critical business decisions.
At ARU, we’re helping to develop the next generation of business practitioners and thinkers.
We know that your future career is important and you want to build your CV. So we’ll encourage you to grab every opportunity for real-world experience – this could mean a placement year in the industry as part of your course or taking the chance to study abroad.
Our Finance with Economics degree course in Cambridge will set you up with all the theoretical and practical knowledge you’ll need in your career.
As a graduate, you could go on to become an economist or opt for a wider range of careers in the world of finance and business – it’s up to you where your studies take you.
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As well as our extensive library and IT facilities, you can expect the following as part of your Finance with Economics degree course:
Alongside your studies with us, you'll also have access to:
ARU is proud to be three-time winners of the Universities Business Challenge.
The world of business never stands still and our BSc (Hons) Finance with Economics degree course is no different. Taking real world challenges as our starting point, there is a major focus on practical, hands-on learning to get you set up for a career in business.
We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities you will need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn through work-based projects, internships or placements.
This degree course will open the doors to a wide range of careers in the business sector and gives you the theoretical and practical knowledge you’ll need to work in finance or economics.
You may find yourself working in a global corporation, a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) or even for yourself – it’s not unusual for company CEOs to have started off from an accounting or finance background.
Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us, of course. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters, such as our renowned Master of Business Administration MBA or our new MBA Finance. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.
“One of the most memorable experiences was when the Finance Society created our own investment strategy. We created an investment calculation, our own equation. It was the most incredible eureka moment. Now we just have to see if it works!”
BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance graduate
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