Economics and Economics and Finance degree.

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I want to apply to both degrees at QMUL could anyone please tell me the main differences? I know one is more finance based but im just not sure.
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Finance and Econ:
Year 1

Compulsory modules:
  • Principles of Economics
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics and Business 1
  • Spreadsheets and Data in Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics 1
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Statistical Methods in Economics
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics and Business 2

Year 2

Compulsory modules:
  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Games and Strategies
  • Econometrics 1
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Microeconomics 2
  • Econometrics 2
  • Capital Markets 1
  • Money and Banking

Year 3

Compulsory modules:
  • Corporate Finance 1
  • Futures and Options
  • Corporate Finance 2

Plus other five modules, three of which must come from the following list:
  • Topics in Econometrics
  • Economics Project 1
  • Economics Project 2
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Business Cycles
  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Economics of Technology and Innovation
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Experimental Economics
  • Health Economics

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Econ:
Year 1

Compulsory modules:
  • Principles of Economics
  • World Economy
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics & Business 1
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics & Business 2
  • Spreadsheets and Data in Economics
  • Microeconomics 1
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Statistical Methods in Economics

Year 2

Compulsory modules:
  • Games and Strategies
  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Econometrics 1
  • Microeconomics 2
  • Selected Topics in Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics 2

Two options to be chosen from the list of Level five Economics and Finance options:
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Capital Markets 1
  • Money and Banking
  • International Finance
  • Economics of Social Issues
  • History of Economic Thought

Year 3

Eight options which must include at least six from the following:
  • Topics in Econometrics
  • Economics Project 1
  • Economics Project 2
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Business Cycles
  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Futures and Options
  • Corporate Finance 1
  • Corporate Finance 2
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Economics of Technology and Innovation
  • Health Economics
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(Original post by Azim101)
Hey,
I want to apply to both degrees at QMUL could anyone please tell me the main differences? I know one is more finance based but im just not sure.
Hello! Well, the main difference between these two courses (apart from what you said "one is more finance based") is that the Economics and Finance course is less theoretical than the pure Economics one and includes more mathematics.
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