Economics and Finance (combined)University of New Brunswick
About this Program
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration - Economics and Finance (Optional Co-op)
Length: 8 semestersCheck My Eligibility
You will gain an understanding of economic and financial institutions and principles; insight into modern economic issues and problems; the ability to analyze economic events and their impact on financial markets; and a framework on which to base economic and financial decisions. The program offers excellent preparation for careers in financial economics and research and in the areas of business management, finance and banking. Students can take advantage of the co-operative (Co-op) education program consisting of a minimum of three four-month work terms. The program is accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education. You will learn all the business skills you need to meet the challenges of the fast-paced world of business. Focusing your studies in economics & finance allows you to gain key subject-specific skills. You can also offer employers valuable transferable skills that will help you in whatever career you choose, including:Ability to present solutions to solve economic problems or interpret markets,Ability to implement concrete economic strategies based on theoretical information,Ability to conduct and explain scientific research,Ability to build models to explain and predict economic behaviour,Understanding general economic trends and their impact on specific variables.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.