Our programmes are directly informed by our staff’s internationally acclaimed research in financial markets and institutions, macro- and microeconomics, development, financial accounting, corporate governance and econometrics. In addition, many of our staff advise governmental and intergovernmental organisations on economic policy and bring this real world experience to their teaching.
We have world renowned experts who are sought-after by the media and policy makers. Find out more about their influential research in the 'Research Expertise' section (see above).
Exciting placement opportunities
We offer four-year sandwich courses (with Professional Development) as well as three year courses. Our award winning Professional Development Centre provides high quality placement opportunities in a wide range of organisations, which will help you to succeed in the job market. <spanarial","sans-serif"; style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">We are one of the best departments in the UK for emphasising and achieving the high employability of students through our work placement scheme and professional accreditation of some of our financial and accounting modules, for example we are accredited by ACCA.
Recent placements have included the following:
- Commercial sector placements - members of the International Stock Exchange, banks, large London-based industrial companies, oil companies, management consultancies, accounting firms and other organisations
- Public sector placements - HM Treasury, Cabinet Office, Department of Trade and Industry
Our graduates continue on to obtain some of the most prestigious employment opportunities in the world, including Goldman Sachs, Bank of England, FSA, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Ernst and Young, KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Deloitte and Touche, Standard and Poor's, RBS, JP Morgan, and Shell
Flexible programme structure
<spanarial","sans-serif"; style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">We offer not only a flexible programme structure that allows students to transfer across programme at the end of the first year, but also a wide range of courses and modules for students to learn a broad range of topics within economics, finance and accounting for their future competitiveness in job markets.
A truly interdisciplinary approach
At Brunel, you can make the most of the interdisciplinary research our academics undertake and you have the opportunity to study a range of disciplines within the field of economics and finance.
Learn more about our scholarships, research expertise and activities in the above sections.