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Programme structure: Economics and Accounting (BSc) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Management Accounting for Strategy EFIM30035 20 Mandatory TB-1
Advanced Financial Reporting EFIM30033 20 Mandatory TB-1
Units totalling 80CP from the lists below to include at least 40CP from Economics. Students may take up to 20CP from the list of Year 2 units.
Contemporary issues in corporate governance ACFI30001 20 Optional TB-2
Financial Markets EFIM30019 10 Optional TB-1
Advanced Corporate Finance EFIM30020 10 Optional TB-2
Portfolio Management EFIM30021 10 Optional TB-2
Auditing EFIM30016 20 Optional TB-2
Financial Crises EFIM30018 10 Optional TB-1
Financial Statement Analysis ACFI30002 20 Optional TB-2
International Finance EFIM30026 10 Optional TB-2
Derivatives EFIM30028 10 Optional TB-2
Global problems and scandals in Accounting & Auditing EFIM30065 20 Optional TB-1
Behavioural Finance EFIM30062 10 Optional TB-1
Applied Economics: Current Economic Problems ECON30065 20 Optional TB-1
Economics of Developing Countries ECON30071 20 Optional TB-2
International Economics ECON30074 20 Optional TB-1
Labour Economics ECON30075 20 Optional TB-1
Industrial Economics ECON30076 20 Optional TB-2
Macroeconomic Theory and Policy ECON30077 20 Optional TB-2
Environmental Economics EFIM30004 20 Optional TB-2
Behavioural Economics EFIM30027 20 Optional TB-2
International Macroeconomics EFIM30029 10 Optional TB-1
Public Economics EFIM30034 20 Optional TB-2
Communicating Economics EFIM30049 20 Optional TB-1
Advanced Management Science EFIM30013 20 Optional TB-1
Strategy EFIM30030 20 Optional TB-2
Operations Management EFIM30014 20 Optional TB-1
Organizational Crime and Corruption EFIM30047 20 Optional TB-1
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability EFIM30012 20 Optional TB-2
Year 2 units
Growth and Development ECON20023 20 Optional TB-1
History of Economic Thought ECON20021 20 Optional TB-2
Applied Microeconomics EFIM20002 20 Optional TB-2
Taxation EFIM20012 20 Optional TB-2
Banking EFIM20032 20 Optional TB-2
Economics and Accounting (BSc)   120    

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.