This degree allows students to understand how the economy and the financial system interact. The major in Economics includes an analysis of macro and micro-economic principles, whilst the minor in Finance provides insights into financial institutions and markets. This combination provides an excellent platform for graduates to pursue a career in economics, finance and related industries.
This degree gives students the knowledge and understanding of a wide range of management issues, including harnessing technology effectively, leading people, managing change, fostering creativity and innovation, using markets and resources, developing strategy, and working in teams. Gain excellent experience and a competitive edge when seeking graduate employment.
The BSc Actuarial Science and Risk Management programme has been designed by qualified actuaries to enable students to develop the theoretical and practical skills required to pursue a career as an actuary in the pensions and insurance sectors, or in the wider financial industry.
Students who study the BSc Finance with a Year in Industry degree at Queen's will gain the skills and knowledge that are needed to succeed in the financial industry. A dedicated placement team supports students through the application process, and helps them to find high quality opportunities.