Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economic Studies in United Kingdom

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Economic Studies

A BA stands for a Bachelor of Arts. This undergraduate degree can be taken in a variety of career focuses, and it consists of liberal arts classes as well as specialized courses that prepare students for a job.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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BA (Hons) Business (Fintech) with Law

The University of Law Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Leeds Manchester Birmingham + 3 more

The BA Business (FinTech) with Law is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business management, FinTech and law. [+]

BA (Hons) Business (Fintech) with Law

The BA Business (FinTech) with Law is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business management, FinTech and law. In particular, the role of new technologies and how they influence the world of commerce and law. Students who are looking to pursue a career in business with a particular interest in working within the commercial transactions or business development areas.

The first year covers the foundation elements of business. Years 2 and 3 cover the areas of FinTech and Law in more depth and in particular, develops your employability skills. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities.... [-]


BA (Hons) in International Banking and Finance (Top-Up)

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time 1 year May 2019 United Kingdom London

The programme has been developed for students with an HND merit profile or Foundation Degree in a related discipline who are seeking to upgrade their qualifications to a BA degree and who are pursuing a career in banking and finance. [+]

Start dates: September, May (2019), January

Tuition fees (2018/19): UK/EU: £9,250 International: £13,000

This Top-Up degree equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the banking and finance industry. Through an engaging programme, students will develop a thorough grounding in the operational process of international business and finance to meet the high-caliber expectations of employers. The programme also enhances students’ academic abilities in this fast-track Top-Up degree; ensuring students are well placed to apply the knowledge gained in a variety of banking and financing contexts.The programme has been designed by the double AACSB accredited Newcastle Business School, part of a select group of business schools worldwide following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation, and is developed for students with prior qualifications gained from either a Foundation Degree or BTEC HND. As well as exposing students to a range of international banking and financing topics, this Top-Up degree is also designed to further develop students’ academic abilities in order to ensure they’re able to apply their knowledge in a professional environment.The modules in this programme have been designed to develop your understanding of the key concepts and issues in the international banking and finance industries whilst enhancing your academic and employability skills. In Interest Rate, Liquidity and Operational Risk and Contemporary Issues in Business you will gain a deeper comprehension of the concepts and issues related to the industry... [-]


BA in Accounting and Business

Leeds Trinity University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 United Kingdom Leeds

Our Accounting and Business degree is designed to give you the flexibility to shape your own successful future. We’ll give you the essential knowledge and skills you need to progress within an accounting and financial management environment. [+]

This degree will give you the essential knowledge and skills you need to progress within an accounting and financial management environment.

Our Accounting and Business degree is designed to give you the flexibility to shape your own successful future. We’ll give you the essential knowledge and skills you need to progress within an accounting and financial management environment. In addition, you will get a strong grounding in key business principles, including an overview of core management functions, operations, economics, marketing, legal issues and the external business environment.

If you’ve got your sights set on becoming a professional accountant, we know the studying doesn’t stop with your degree. You’ll need to complete a professional qualification with organizations like the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants. We want to help you get to your career faster, so we’ve designed our modules in line with the ACCA so you can acquire credits towards your ACCA qualification whilst you study, giving you maximum exemptions against your professional exams.*... [-]


BA (Hons) Business (Finance) (CMI)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years April 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

Sound financial management is key to any business achieving its strategic objectives. [+]

Sound financial management is key to any business achieving its strategic objectives. On this course, you will develop a broad understanding of business activity, as well as learn the major tools and theories of financial management, and how to apply these to real business situations.

Course Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A-level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.

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BA (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Management, UCAS Code: N420

Sheffield University Management School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Sheffield

Every organisation needs strong financial leadership, and our BA Accounting and Financial Management will set you on the road to success. Accounting is more than mathematical techniques. The experienced academic team at Sheffield University Management School will help you see the bigger picture, so you can take your career in any direction you choose... [+]

Every organisation needs strong financial leadership, and our BA Accounting and Financial Management will set you on the road to success.

Accounting is more than mathematical techniques. The experienced academic team at Sheffield University Management School will help you see the bigger picture, so you can take your career in any direction you choose.

This multi-disciplinary approach means that you learn practical skills to help you land the right job, as well as gaining the rigorous academic knowledge that you require to progress. We'll also put things into context - helping you to understand the role of accounting and financial management within an organisation is key to this course. You'll learn how it affects everything, from budgeting and control to environmental issues.... [-]


BA in Economics

Richmond The American International University in London
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years August 2019 United Kingdom Richmond

The BA in Economics is created to develop in students the skill set to analyse economic issues and tackle challenges that have both national and international importance. This degree stands out because of the range of course that it offers. Students will take courses such as Behavioural Economics, Public Economics, and Foundations of Economic Ideas. [+]

The BA in Economics is created to develop in students the skill set to analyse economic issues and tackle challenges that have both national and international importance. The programme provides students with a clear, holistic understanding of economic principles, concepts and ideas within the wider framework of the social and political environment.

The programme enables students to understand and apply the process of data and evidence collection, including the organization, analysis and presentation of material. It also provides students with a clear understanding of economic systems so that they are abstract concepts to real problems, some of which include issues of economic policy.... [-]


BA Honours in Business Management (Finance)

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. This course, which brings together business management theory and practice, will enable you to develop the vision, innovation and drive needed for a successful leader in the contemporary business world. [+]

Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. This course, which brings together business management theory and practice, will enable you to develop the vision, innovation and drive needed for a successful leader in the contemporary business world.

On this course, you will gain a broad range of business knowledge and management skills. The course introduces you to different business functions and provides a broad perspective on the global business environment.

With a specialism towards finance, you will also develop your understanding of modern finance theories and applications. This opens up a range of further career opportunities in areas such as banking, hedge funds, risk management, stockbroking, wealth management and treasury.... [-]


BA in Accounting and Business Management (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Become a well-rounded professional understanding both the operations of a business and the finances behind it with this flexible course. In the first year, you’ll gain solid grounding on all aspects of accounting and business including understanding organisations, business law and financial accounting. [+]

Become a well-rounded professional understanding both the operations of a business and the finances behind it with this flexible course. In the first year you’ll gain solid grounding on all aspects of accounting and business including understanding organisations, business law and financial accounting. You can then specialise in accounting, business, or both with subjects such as managing international business and management accounting. This degree also measures up to the high expectations of all global accountancy bodies, leading to maximum exemptions from professional exams including ICEAW, ACCA, CIMA, AIA and CIM when you graduate.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about the new Business School and other developments with our virtual fly-through video and see where you could be taking the first steps towards your career in business.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Accountancy

GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Accredited by the main UK professional accountancy bodies (ICAS, ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA & CIPFA), we focus on practical content & your future employability. Along with all aspects of accountancy, you'll study topics in economics, law & management. [+]

Accredited by: ACCA ICAS CIPFA ICAEW CIMA

Accountants play an important role in business, providing key information that underpins the work of decision makers within organizations.

Accredited by the main UK professional accountancy bodies (ICAS, ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA, and CIPFA), we focus on practical content and your future employability. Along with all aspects of accountancy, you’ll study topics in economics, law, and management.

Professional accountants prepare financial statements and record business transactions; they also use information systems to track financial performance, participate in mergers and acquisitions and quality management.

Our programme will encourage you to develop a broad, comparative understanding of the practices of accounting and develop an ability to evaluate theories and evidence concerning the effects of accounting on organizations and society. You’ll benefit from using practical accounting packages, our small class sizes and excellent access to staff, as well as a series of guest speakers to enhance your learning.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

UWL University of West London
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

On this BA in Accounting and Finance, you will learn the principles of accounting and finance while developing the key skills you need to succeed in the financial marketplace. [+]

This course achieved 100% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017

Overview

On this course, you will learn the principles of accounting and finance, while developing the key skills you need to succeed in the financial marketplace.

This course aims to realise your potential while at the same time increasing your skills and employment prospects. We provide you with all the tools, techniques and experience you need to succeed in a highly competitive financial world.

Our tutors are professionally qualified and have worked in the industry, giving you the benefit of their experience and knowledge.

Why choose this course

As a team, we do everything we can for our students, but do not take our word for it. Since the student satisfaction ratings were first introduced, this course has frequently featured in the top ten accounting degrees in the country.... [-]


BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Canterbury

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme at Kent Business School is specifically designed to ensure it responds to the changing needs and expectations... [+]

Location: Canterbury

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme at Kent Business School is specifically designed to ensure it responds to the changing needs and expectations of today’s accountancy profession, with an international perspective on business.Broaden your skills with specialist accounting teaching staff, many of whom hold professional accountancy qualifications and have experience in a wide range of management disciplines, all with an international focus. You will gain a grounded academic education with an emphasis on key skills such as numeracy, oral and written communication, group work and computing. We offer the opportunity to spend a year on work placement, or to combine accounting with related subjects. Our supportive and flexible approach to teaching gives you the confidence and skills you need to follow the path that most interests you.You have the option of taking the BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree with a year in industry on a professional work placement, which is a great way to develop and equip you with employability skills. We have an excellent record of graduate employment with our graduates moving into a whole range of careers including professional training in public practice (chartered accountancy) or in industry, commerce or the public sector, or financial services or general management.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

University of Greenwich
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 weeks August 2019 United Kingdom London + 2 more

You should consider this programme if you want to become a qualified accountant or develop a general career in accounting and finance. Accountancy is the process of maintaining, auditing and processing [+]

BA Accounting & Finance (Hons)You should consider this programme if you want to become a qualified accountant or develop a general career in accounting and finance. Accountancy is the process of maintaining, auditing and processing financial information to help managers, investors, tax authorities and other decision makers allocate resources. This fast-moving industry uses the latest technology and attracts some of the most motivated and intelligent graduates.After Year 1, you may continue this degree or switch to the second year of BA Hons Accounting and Financial Information Systems. After Year 2, you can take a year sandwich placement which will aid your final-year studies and employment prospects. Direct entry into Year 2 or 3 is available if you are suitably qualified.Successful completion (with the relevant options) provides exemption from: all nine foundation-level papers of ACCA; all certificate-level papers and 4 of the 6 managerial-level CIMA papers; and 8 out of fifteen professional qualification papers of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.... [-]


BA Business Management (Finance) Honours (Final Year Entry)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years August 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Designed to build on your existing finance-based foundation degree or HND qualification, this one year course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to build a successful management career in a [+]

BA Business Management (Finance) Honours (Final Year Entry)

Course start: Induction from October 2013; International student orientation from September 2013Designed to build on your existing finance-based foundation degree or HND qualification, this one year course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to build a successful management career in a wide range of businesses, governmental and third sector organizations. In addition to studying the theory that underpins modern business principles, you will also develop your practical, analytical and decision making skills within the context of financial operations.

Not only will you coverStrategic Management, Business Finance, and Financial Statement Analysis, you will have the opportunity to explore either Corporate Governance or Business Start-up, depending on your future career aspirations.... [-]


BA Politics and Economics

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

Run jointly by the School of Politics and International Relations and the School of Economics, this course covers political thinking and behaviour alongside economic principles and practice. [+]

Run jointly by the School of Politics and International Relations and the School of Economics, this course covers political thinking and behaviour alongside economic principles and practice.

Politics and economics are about understanding modern life, or the political and economic foundations of the contemporary world.

You will gain a thorough knowledge of a wide range of concepts and will also have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our international partner institutions in Australia, Canada, Europe and the USA.

Year one

In year one, you will take modules in political theory and comparative politics. Comparing political institutions and behaviour in western liberal democracies, you will gain a thorough understanding of the history of political ideas. You can choose to take modules within the area of international relations as part of your optional modules within the school.... [-]


BA Economics and ... (two subject degree)

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 3 - 4 weeks September 2019 United Kingdom London

Two-subject degrees take three or four years depending on the subject involved. Some two-subject courses in Economics and a language (like Japanese, Chinese or Arabic) take four years and include one or two years of language alone and an extended visit to the country concerned. Others, like Economics and History, Politics or Urdu take only three years. [+]

BA Economics and ... (two subject degree)

Programme Code: See May be Combined With

Duration: 3 or 4 Years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDD Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AAAAA Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA Irish LC: 360 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 5 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 85% French Bacc: 15/20 German Abitur: 1.5 Italy DES: 85/100 Austria Mat: 1.5 Polish Mat: Overall 80% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: Plus a minimum of Grade B at GCSE for those without A-level Maths.

Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications may be invited.... [-]