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Bachelor of Accounting and Economics (Hons)
Bachelor of Accounting and Economics (Hons)

Bachelor of Accounting and Economics (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

The study of Accounting and Economics brings students face to face with the current trends, practices and themes within both the Accounting and in touch with global economies. This practical and relevant course develops students to become confident, knowledgeable and forward thinking graduates ready to take on this growing sector head on. 90% of Accounting and Economics graduates are in employment or further study after 6 months.

Studying economics enables you to gain a sound knowledge of economic principles and to appreciate fully the way in which this knowledge can be applied in 'real world' situations. The field of study emphasises the role of economics in the formation of policy by individuals, companies and governments as well as offering an appreciation of the role played by business in a modern economy.

Studying accounting will provide you with a sound basis for progression to careers in accounting or with an accounting bias, as well as for careers in general management. It will also afford a good preparation for professional accounting qualifications.

This multi-disciplinary and globally focused course has been developed with industry leaders and professional bodies, combining real world scenarios with the academic theory of a university degree to give you a spectrum of skills for when you graduate. The course is taught by leading academics and industry specialists with years of real world commercial experience within the sector.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Introduction to Microeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Accounting Principles, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Accounting Professional, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Economics Tools and Techniques, 30 Credits,Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Management Accounting for Business Decisions, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Consumers, Firms and Markets, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Financial Reporting, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Macroeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Economics Techniques, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional Development, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • International Trade and the Open Economy, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Econometrics, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Performance Strategy, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Advanced Financial Reporting, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Economics of Strategy, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Organisation, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Anatomy of Financial Crises, 15 Credits, Optional
  • International Production and Governance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Islamic Banking and Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Money, Banking and Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Financial Management in the Public Sector, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Effective Governance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Public Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Taxation, 15 Credits, Optional
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates have found employment in fields such as future accounting training with Accountants, local businesses, the public sector or large organisations. Our graduates can leave with key employability, enterprise and strong interpersonal skills. The average salary six months after graduating is £22,000 rising to an average of £28,000 after 40 months. 90% of BA (Hons) Accounting and Economics graduates are in work or full time study after 6 months.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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