BSc Economics and Accounting (LN14)

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UCAS code LN14
Application method UCAS
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £19,500 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course.

About BSc Economics and Accounting

This integrated degree in economics and accounting allows you to study both subjects to a high level.

The first two years contain mandatory units that will provide a solid grounding in both disciplines. You can choose one optional unit in each of those years but the content is otherwise fixed; this ensures that you have a robust depth of understanding which will help you when selecting from a wide range of units in the final year.

One third of the final year is made up of two compulsory units: Advanced Financial Reporting and Management Accounting for Strategy. For the remaining two thirds you will choose from a range of options which must include at least two economics units.

Previously, economics choices have included Behavioural Economics and International Economics, while accounting and finance units have included Auditing, Financial Crises and Financial Markets.

Most of the assessment that forms the final degree result is closed-book examinations, a feature that is valued by many major employers. Work is set to help you practise problem-solving and essay-writing skills, supported by constructive and regular feedback from experienced tutors.

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Typical offer for BSc Economics and Accounting - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAA including Mathematics, or A*AB including A in Mathematics
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
ABB including A in Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including either 6 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including either 6 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, M3 is C
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Applied Science/ Engineering/ Maths and Engineering/ Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Applicants must be taking a minimum of 15 Level 3 graded units of Mathematics, at least 12 graded level 3 credits of which must be at Distinction. Not all Maths units will be accepted. Alternatively, pass Access to HE Diploma (Business) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, plus A in A-level Mathematics.
BTEC offer DDD in Engineering with Distinction in both Maths for Engineering Technicians and Further Maths for Engineering Technicians; or DDD in Applied Science plus A in A-level Mathematics
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AA including Mathematics, and Standard Higher: AAAAB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer85% overall with 8.5 in Mathematics
UK qualificationsFurther information about UK qualifications
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications
International Foundation Programme60% in 60 academic credits with no subject unit lower than 40%, including Foundations of Finance and Economics including Mathematics for Social Sciences at 60%

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
No specific subjects required.
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English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile G
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Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS

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Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

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