Financial Economics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Loughborough University of Technology 61% 0% 2% £9250 £22800 170 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 61% 0% 2% £11400 £28400 170 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 61% 0% 2% £8715 £17215 170 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Essex 61% 0% 2% £12410 £19380 170 Colchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 61% 0% 2% £6750 £12750 170 Manchester On campus Part-time
University of Bedfordshire 61% 0% 2% £8250 £13275 170 Luton On campus Part-time
University of Essex 61% 0% 2% £12410 £19380 170 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 61% 0% 2% £7370 £17682 170 Bradford On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 61% 0% 2% £13620 £19830 170 London On campus Full-time
University of Essex 61% 0% 2% £9250 £17700 170 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 61% 0% 2% £9250 £17700 170 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 61% 0% 2% £9250 £17700 170 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 65% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 182 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 65% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 172 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 65% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 172 Dundee On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 88% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £15384 £17080 129 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Essex 86% 15% 4% £12410 £19380 175 Colchester On campus Part-time
Kingston University 86% 15% 4% £4615 £8195 175 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Brunel University 86% 15% 4% £4195 £14400 175 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 73% 4% 0% £9000 £19700 160 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 73% 0% 0% £9000 £19700 143 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Derby 91% 2% 20% £9250 £14045 102 Derby On campus Full-time
University College London 95% 0% 1% £9250 £31200 178 London On campus Full-time
University of Keele 75% 0% 0% £9250 £17500 97 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 72% 5% 9% £9250 £14560 84 London On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 86% 2% 0% £9250 £17100 £18000 130 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 76% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 140 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Reading 83% 3% 0% £9250 £23700 130 Reading On campus Full-time
The University of York 78% 10% 5% £9250 £19600 153 York On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 86% 2% 0% £9250 £17100 £18000 130 Norwich On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 84% 6% 9% £9250 £14415 102 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 67% 4% 11% £9250 £12000 86 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 83% 7% 25% £9250 £13200 74 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 78% 0% 5% £9250 £18500 135 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 77% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 140 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 65% 10% 9% £9250 £19500 179 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Essex 75% 4% 5% £9250 £17700 98 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Reading 83% 3% 6% £9250 £23700 118 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Derby 91% 2% 20% £9250 £14045 102 Derby On campus Full-time
City University London 59% 6% 10% £9250 £17120 148 London On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 67% 4% 11% £9250 £13200 86 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 87% 10% 5% £9250 £14700 107 Lincoln On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 94% 6% 0% £9250 £15576 67 London On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 78% 2% 0% £9250 £14250 94 Leicester On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 84% 6% 9% £9250 £14415 102 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 76% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 140 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 86% 2% 0% £9250 £17100 £18000 130 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 72% 1% 1% £9250 £20100 151 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Essex 75% 4% 5% £9250 £17700 98 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Keele 75% 0% 0% £9250 £14000 97 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
York St John University 67% 3% 17% £9250 £12750 99 York On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 5% 7% £9250 £17700 99 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 5% 7% £9250 £17700 99 Colchester On campus Full-time
Aston University - - - £11900 £21250 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Bath 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Bath On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Oxford On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 61% 0% 2% - - 170 London On campus Part-time
University of Surrey 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Guildford On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Kent 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Brighton 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Brighton On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 61% 0% 2% £10000 - 170 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 61% 0% 2% - - 170 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
University of Aberdeen 91% 15% 5% - - 164 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 86% 15% 4% - - 175 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 75% 5% 4% £9250 - 159 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 75% 5% 4% - - 159 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 75% 5% 4% £9250 - 159 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 75% 5% 4% - - 159 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 75% 5% 4% £9250 - 159 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 80% - 5% - - 78 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 67% 0% 5% £9250 - 170 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 83% 11% 15% - - 73 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 79% 5% 10% - - - Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Essex 75% 4% 5% £9250 - 98 Colchester On campus Full-time
Coventry University 73% 4% 6% - - 101 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 70% 2% 2% - - 129 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 82% 10% 2% - - 125 Guildford On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 82% 10% 2% - - 125 London On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 79% 4% 6% £9250 - 140 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Bangor University 97% 5% 5% £9000 - 112 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Kent 80% 5% 6% - - 124 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Kingston University 80% - 5% £9250 - 78 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 83% 11% 15% - - 73 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Swansea University 79% 0% 10% - - 103 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 79% 0% 10% - - 103 Swansea On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 78% 5% 12% £9250 - 147 London On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 70% 2% 2% - - 129 Leicester On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 79% 4% 0% £9250 - 159 Lancaster On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 88% 0% 10% £9250 - 107 Winchester On campus Full-time
Swansea University 79% 0% 10% - - 103 Swansea On campus Full-time
Coventry University 71% - 6% - - 96 Coventry On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 72% 2% 10% - - 128 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 77% 1% 2% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Stirling 94% 2% 0% - - 175 Stirling On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
79 /100
57310 students of Financial Economics in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Financial Economics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28084 £30517 £40298
25-75 percentile range £23532 - £34157 £23437 - £40572 £28271 - £54860

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28322 £32389 £42906
25-75 percentile range £24411 - £33476 £25332 - £41959 £32124 - £57543

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Financial Economics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Financial Economics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Financial Economics

  • Accountancy Firms
  • Building Societies
  • High Street Banks
  • Insurance Companies
  • Investment Banks
  • Management Consultancies
  • Public Sector Employers

Specialisations within Financial Economics

  • Accounting and Control
  • Corporate Finance and Control
  • Economics, Behaviour and Policy
  • International Business
  • International Economics and Development
  • International Political Economy

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Financial Economics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Financial Economics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Financial Economics at Brunel University

15% Managers, directors and senior officials
15% Administrative occupations
10% Sales occupations
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Finance Professionals
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals
5% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning

Grading Distribution

Students of Financial Economics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Financial Economics

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Financial Economics studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Economics - MEcon
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics (Honours) - BSc Econ (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Economics) - MSc (Econ)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics - BAEcon

Economics and Finance at Bangor University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 97 out of 100 among 10 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Financial Economics was £28084 15 months after graduation, £30517 3 years after graduation and £40298 5 years after graduation.