Economics, Finance and International Business - BSc (Hons)

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Maybe you’re keen to work in finance or business operations? This degree course will teach you the ins and outs of business, finance and economics to help you prepare for a successful career in a range of business and finance related roles.

Course details

This Economics, Finance and International Business course is designed to give you a broad but in-depth understanding of business theory and know-how, so you can go on to build an exciting career in a range of business or finance roles.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

You’ll study everything from finance and economics, through to business operations, risk management, capital markets, innovation and business strategy.

Along with the support from our lecturers, you’ll learn how to analyse economic and financial data in our Bloomberg room, using the Bloomberg software system that’s widely used on trade floors around the world. You’ll also become familiar with other tools and packages such as Eviews, Stata, SPSS and Business Simulation.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades CCC in three A levels (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification)

English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
  • Business Law and Ethics (core, 15 credits)
  • Data Science, Research and Analysis (core, 15 credits)
  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions (core, 15 credits)
  • Managing People in Organisations (core, 15 credits)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (core, 15 credits)
  • Principles of Microeconomics (core, 15 credits)
  • Understanding and Managing Data (core, 15 credits)
  • Understanding the Business and Economic Environment (core, 15 credits)
  • Applied Macroeconomics (core, 15 credits)
  • Applied Microeconomics (core, 15 credits)
  • International Business (core, 15 credits)
  • Investment (core, 15 credits)
  • Principles of Finance (core, 15 credits)
  • Problem Solving: Methods and Analysis (core, 15 credits)
  • Creating a Winning Business 1 (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Learning through Work (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Developing Inclusive Organisations (option, 15 credits)
  • Sustainability, Business and Responsibility (option, 15 credits)
  • Development Economics (core, 15 credits)
  • Dissertation (core, 30 credits)
  • Financial Instruments (core, 15 credits)
  • Financial and Economic Modelling (core, 15 credits)
  • International Banking (core, 15 credits)
  • Practising Business Strategy (with simulation) (core, 15 credits)
  • Financial Engineering (option, 15 credits)
  • Issues in Labour Markets (option, 15 credits)
  • Personal Finance (option, 15 credits)
  • Professional Experience Year Placement (option, 30 credits)