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BScAccounting with Economics

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Tuition fee £13,350.00 per year
Course code NL41
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On this professionally accredited course, you learn how economic theories and concepts can be applied to accounting practices to improve business performance. You acquire knowledge and practical skills in financial and management accounting and gain an understanding of how economic principles can drive changes in accounting.

You study topics including:

- the preparation of financial statements
- costing, budgeting and performance evaluation
- financial and management accounting theory
- micro and macroeconomics
- international trade

Your first year also introduces you to marketing, management and finance to provide you with a fully-rounded business education.

This course combines expertise from Essex Business School (EBS) and the Department of Economics.

EBS is an internationally diverse place to study, ranked amongst the UK’s top 20 business schools (Chartered Association of Business Schools). We are committed to responsible business practice, so your course will explore the importance of accountability.

The Department of Economics is rated consistently highly for student satisfaction and is top five in the UK for research, with over 90% of research rated “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” (REF 2014).

This course can also be taken with an optional placement or study abroad year.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Accounting
Quantitative Methods and Finance
Introduction to Management and Marketing
Introduction to Economics
Research and Study Skills for Professional Development

Year 2

Financial Reporting and Analysis
Management Accounting I
Microeconomics (Intermediate)
Management Accounting II
Financial Instruments and Capital Markets (optional)
Accounting Information Systems (E-Accounting) (optional)
Successful Futures

Final year

Current Issues in Financial Reporting
Advanced Management Accounting
Issues in Management Accounting
Project: Economics (optional)
Theory of Monopoly and Regulation (optional)
Market Structure and Strategic Behaviour (optional)

Career opportunities

Our recent graduates enjoy rewarding careers at organisations such as:

Bank of England
John Lewis Partnership

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States