You'll need a degree in economics or a related subject, like:
- business studies
- finance and accounting
Some employers may prefer you to have a postgraduate master's degree in economics.
Your university course should include both macro and microeconomics.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C)
- 2 or more A levels, including maths or economics
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study