A strong Economics and Business degree can lead you to many different careers, from investment banking and management consultancy to politics and management roles within international organisations.
The BSc Economics and Business degree at Swansea University has an excellent reputation for producing high performing graduates. A number of them have progressed to work for the world’s biggest brands such as Barclays, HSBC and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the world’s most respected institutions, including a number of government bodies.
Combining core elements of economics and business, this degree is ideal if you want a career in politics, policy, business or finance.
It gives a solid theoretical and practical understanding of economic principles in relation to business environments, as well as the analytical techniques employed in business decision-making and strategy.
By the end of the course you will be able to confidently apply knowledge, investigative and model-building skills to advise different types of organisations. From private businesses to the government, you can have a tangible impact on economic policy.
WHY ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS AT SWANSEA?
- Ranked in the UK Top 10 for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2018)
- Ranked in the UK Top 5 for Graduate Salaries (Complete University Guide 2017)
- 93% of Swansea graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
- Ranked in the UK Top 25 for Research Quality (Complete University Guide 2018)
- An industry collaboration hub hosting organisations such as Fujitsu, Greenaway Scott and Pfizer
- A diverse student body from over 60 different countries
- Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus
YOUR ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Economics and Business at Swansea is a versatile degree offering the the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. These personally enriching opportunities can enhance your skill-set, develop your perspective and broaden your horizons when it comes to finding employment.
This degree gives you a robust understanding of modern economic principles and contemporary issues.
Early teaching delivers a comprehensive base of knowledge encompassing micro and macro economics, statistics, finance, accounting and methodology.
In later years you have greater module choice covering specialist areas of business, politics, economic development and mathematics.
Teaching at Swansea is partly informed by research and our staff have hands-on experience of theory and practice, meaning you can benefit from their academic expertise and real-world know-how.
During your time with us, you will also have full access to our cutting edge video and digital content creation suite and state-of-the-art facilities at the School of Management, including the Fujitsu Innovation Hub and presentation rooms.
ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Economics and Business graduates from Swansea are poised for financially rewarding and mentally challenging employment opportunities.
Whether you target the pressured energy of a trading floor or the credibility of becoming an authority on business trends, this degree will make you a strong candidate for any graduate employer. Your future job title could be any of the following:
- Analyst, Researcher
- Government Adviser
- Management Consultant
- Derivatives Trader
- Financial Analyst