Finance with Economics BSc (Hons) - BSc (Hons)

You want the space to grasp new ideas, to explore the theory behind financial economics and its use in the real world.

Course details

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.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intakes: September
  • Course length: 4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Locations: Chelmsford campus

Anglia Ruskin Univesity, ARU

Course overview

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.


Entry requirements

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).

3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


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.

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.


All assessment is designed to allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned, and to make sure you’re developing the knowledge and skills you need to complete the course. You can expect an interesting mix of coursework, essays, exams and activity-based assignments. Your coursework could include problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations as well as group or individual reports. You’ll also be able to access support materials through our learning management system, Canvas.

  • Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management
  • Global Business Environment and International Strategy
  • Introduction to Business Contracts and the Law
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Digital Business and Principles of Marketing
  • Maths for Economists
  • Financial Management
  • Project Management and Implementation
  • Micro and Macro Economics
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Applied Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Undergraduate Major Project