Financial & Business Economics

Financial & Business Economics

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

The Financial & Business Economics program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is specifically designed for students who are interested in understanding the workings of financial markets, such as the stock market and the financing of companies. You will gain a broad understanding of the economic framework upon which financial theory is based and gather the tools needed for navigating financial markets and business decisions.

The program combines a rigorous quantitative and analytical approach with practical application. Through a blend of economic theory and applied tools of modern finance, you will develop a solid knowledge of the microeconomic principles underlying financial markets and instruments, the macroeconomic role of finance, and the quantitative tools commonly used for analyzing financial markets.

You will take courses such as: Corporate Finance, International Monetary Economics and Financial Econometrics to gain insight into important subject areas including:

  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Investing
  • Borrowing
  • Lending
  • Insuring
  • Hedging
  • Diversifying
  • Asset management.

Your degree will prepare you for careers in the financial sector or graduate studies in finance or financial economics.

  • You will study with professors who are actively engaged in the theoretical and empirical analysis of financial markets.
  • This highly structured and focused program equips you with highly marketable skills, readying you for a career in the financial sector.

Possible Career Paths
Consultant, corporate financial manager, investment banker, venture capitalist

 

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Program Details


Offered by

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies


Degrees offered

BA


Ways to study

Full-Time, Part-Time


Fall entry

yes


Winter entry

yes


Summer entry

yes


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