BSc Industrial Economics with Insurance

General

Program Description

Overview

Incorporating specialist insurance content, this course will help you develop the skills needed for a career in financial services or risk management.

BSc Industrial Economics with Insurance is based on BSc Industrial Economics, with additional core modules in insurance and risk management. It is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute.

This course involves the study of theoretical and applied microeconomics, with specialist insurance content provided by the Business School's Centre for Risk, Banking and Financial Services.

Year one

The first year of the course includes core modules in microeconomics and macroeconomics, entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, organisational studies, business computing, quantitative methods, and insurance and risk management.

Year two

The second year of study typically includes core modules in the economics of innovation, pricing and decision making, organisation, risk management decisions, international firms, quantitative methods and econometrics.

You can also apply to spend the full year or a semester of your second year studying abroad at the University's campuses in China or Malaysia, or to take a semester at one of our partner institutions in locations such as Australia, China and Europe.

Year three

Your final year will incorporate industrial economics, regulation, corporate restructuring and governance, risk information, and insurance and risk management processes.

Placement year

This course is also available as four-year programme, including a placement year. If you apply for this route, you will have the option to spend your third year on placement with a relevant organisation.

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Entry requirements

A levels: AAB excluding general studies, critical thinking and citizenship studies

GCSEs: GCSE maths, 5 or above, unless taking it at A level

English language requirements

IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

For details of other English language tests and qualifications we accept, please see our entry requirements page.

Study abroad

On this course, you can apply to spend all or part of your second year studying abroad at the University's campuses in China or Malaysia, or to take a semester at one of our partner institutions in locations such as Australia, China and Europe.

You will get the opportunity to broaden your horizons and enhance your employability by experiencing another culture. You can choose to study similar modules to your counterparts back in Nottingham or expand your knowledge by taking other options. Teaching is typically in English; however, there may be opportunities to study in another language if you are sufficiently fluent.

Careers

Graduates from the Business School are highly sought after in the job market, gaining employment in accountancy, banking and other financial services, while many others develop careers in management consultancy, marketing and human resource management.

Recent graduate employers include Accenture, Amazon, Apple, Barclays, British Army, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, HMRC, HSBC, KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group, Macquarie, Morgan Stanley, PwC, RBS, Saatchi & Saatchi, Samsung, Santander, and Standard Chartered Bank.

The Business School's careers and recruitment service provides targeted and bespoke support to help steer you onto a career path of your choice. You will have opportunities to network with top employers throughout your degree, with many of these companies choosing to sponsor prizes for the highest-performing students in different years of study or particular subjects.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Last updated February 2019

About the School

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Accreditations

EFMD Equis Accredited