Dr Dragana Radicic - Programme Leader
Dr Dragana Radicic is a senior lecturer in economics, FHEA at Lincoln International Business School. She joined the University in March 2017. She was awarded her PhD at Staffordshire University in 2014 with a thesis entitled 'The effectiveness of R&D and innovation policy on promoting innovation in European SMEs: An empirical investigation of additionality effects', which evaluated the effects of R&D and innovation policy on SMEs. Dragana's area of research is economics of innovation, in particular, policy evaluation, open innovation, innovation in services, R&D cooperation and exports, and innovation. She has published extensively on these topics, but also on topics of entrepreneurship, education, and finance.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Work Placement Year
Students have the opportunity to take a year-long work placement after the second year. A work placement can allow students to gain experience and apply their learning in practice. Please note that students who choose to undertake a work placement do not pay tuition fees for that year, but are required to cover their travel, accommodation and general living costs.
There are also opportunities for relevant work experience and career development as part of the degree course itself, as well as through various other Lincoln Business School and University schemes. For more information, please visit LIBS work placement pages.
Student Managed Investment Fund
Lincoln International Business School offers the Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), which is an investment fund created, operated, and maintained by students within the school, with everything running within the real-world environment of finance.
Students will be managing real money with the with objective of positive returns whilst managing risk. Industry veteran and long-time lecturer Hao Quach will help support the students throughout, with many years of experience in all aspects of investment banking and 20 years teaching in multiple countries, Hao will use his experience to ensure the stability of the fund and provide guidance. Find out more about the Student Managed Investment Fund.
"The course has given me a good grounding in economics while providing a deep insight into the industry as a whole."Tom Stockhill, BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance graduate
This course is designed to enable students to develop into economists with a key strength in finance. Students are able to progress into roles in the business and financial services industry, such as tax adviser, finance officer, and positions in accountancy departments. Some students go on to postgraduate study.
Working in Partnership
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
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Banking and Finance
The banking sector offers lucrative and rewarding careers for graduates with the skills and drive to succeed in a highly competitive global industry.
The ability to analyse and solve business problems in market economies is highly sought after in many types of careers around the world.
Employment, inflation, house prices, wealth, and poverty affect us all in different ways, and the key to understanding why often lies in economics.