On this degree you'll develop a thorough understanding of financial economics and international financial management.
You will graduate equipped with skills for a career in financial management in the global marketplace.
You will develop a thorough understanding of modern economics, including: the analysis of financial markets; fundamental principles of accounting and finance; and microeconomic and macroeconomic theory.
An optional study year abroad provides an international perspective on your studies.
Economics at Newcastle also ranks in the top 200 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014.
Modules are taught via lectures and seminars. Assessment is mainly through unseen examinations at the end of each semester (January and June). However, a proportion of your marks will also be based on in-course assessment of essays and projects.
Teaching and assessment methods may vary from module to module; more information can be found in our individual module listings.
Visit our Teaching and Learning pages to read about the outstanding learning experience available to you at Newcastle University.
You may apply to spend Stage 2 studying Economics at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
This is a fully integrated study abroad experience, taught in English, which counts directly towards your final degree mark. Places are available on a competitive basis.
As a student in Newcastle University Business School you will have access to teaching, learning and computing facilities in our state-of-the-art building within Newcastle's emerging business district. Take a virtual tour of our building.
Newcastle University Business School is one of only 140 business schools worldwide to receive accreditation from the European agency EFMD under its EQUIS scheme, in recognition of its development of students' managerial and entrepreneurial skills.
All Business School students have access to specialist careers and business start-up support from the University's award-winning Careers Service, and career management sessions with our dedicated Business School Careers Adviser.
The Business School also hosts a Career Development Week every year, which is designed to help you improve your employability skills, meet potential employers and explore possible careers.
We encourage all of our students to gain work experience while studying with us. This could be on a full-time, part-time or voluntary basis. Other opportunities for you to boost your personal and professional skills during your studies include:
You will be part of a global community in the Business School, with staff and students representing 69 different countries. You will also have the chance to have a say in how the Business School is run through initiatives such as the Board of Students.
I am enjoying my course as it covers so many areas and has therefore stimulated my interest and determination to succeed