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Accounting and Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

You’ll gain an understanding of Economics while taking an Accountancy course that is accredited by all the major British accountancy bodies and provides exemptions from some core professional examinations.

You’ll study the core elements of Economics as well as the key areas in Accounting and Finance, such as analysis and the preparation of information for reporting requirements.  You will begin your degree with modules including an Introduction to Accounting and Finance, and the Principles of Economics. In your second year you will study subjects such as the Principles of Financial Accounting; Accounting Information Systems, and Auditing and the Principles of Finance.

In your third year you will chose from modules such as Corporate Finance, Bond Markets and Investments.

In addition to the technical training needed for a career in accountancy and finance you will confront a range of broader issues and problems.  Examples include the crisis in banking, failures in corporate governance, fairness in organisations, CEO salaries and incentives in organisations.

Accreditation

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

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

This accreditation is dependent on particular modules you choose.

Accredited by the EFMD Quality Improvement System.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Professional Skills
  • Quantitative Methods for Economics
  • Accounting Information Systems and Auditing
  • Career Skills in Accounting and Finance
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Management Accounting for Business Decisions
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Principles of Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    93

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

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General Requirements

  • A Level AAB
  • GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6, English Language grade B or 6
  • International Baccalaureate 35 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects
  • BTEC Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    18850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18850 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lancaster

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

Lancaster University's priority is to support every student to make the most of their life and education and we have committed £3.7m in scholarships and bursaries. Our financial support depends on your circumstances and how well you do in your A levels (or equivalent academic qualifications) before starting study with us.

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