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

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Economic Studies

Earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree is an academic achievement upon completing a series of courses over the course of three or four years. The subjects that are studied in order to earn this degree vary widely under the disciplines of the liberal arts and sciences.

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 Management (Finance)

The University of Law Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

The BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) programme has a strong focus on employability and will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in business and finance. [+]

BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance)

The BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) programme has a strong focus on employability and will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in business and finance. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means that as a graduate you'll receive a degree as well as a Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership from the CMI. You can choose to study the course online or at our London Bloomsbury campus. The University of Law Business School is the business faculty of The University of Law, the longest established specialist provider of legal education with roots dating back to 1876. The University of Law Business School builds on the University’s reputation for employability, innovative teaching methods, and its global alumni network of over 64,000 graduates.... [-]


BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance)

The University of Law Business School Online
Online Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

The BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) programme has a strong focus on employability and will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in business and finance. [+]

BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance)

The BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) programme has a strong focus on employability and will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in business and finance. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means that as a graduate you'll receive a degree as well as a Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership from the CMI. The University of Law Business School is the business faculty of The University of Law, the longest established specialist provider of legal education with roots dating back to 1876. The University of Law Business School builds on the University’s reputation for employability, innovative teaching methods, and its global alumni network of over 64,000 graduates.... [-]


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

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 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 (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Management, UCAS Code: N420

Sheffield University Management School
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 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 Accounting and Business

Leeds Trinity University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 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) in Business Management and Accounting and Finance

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our Business Management and Accounting and Finance course is designed to meet the needs of an ever-changing business world. It will provide you with a broad-based understanding of business while teaching you the importance of accounting and finance functions within an organisation. [+]

BA (Hons) Business Management and Accounting and Finance

Our Business Management and Accounting and Finance course is designed to meet the needs of an ever-changing business world. It will provide you with a broad based understanding of business, while teaching you the importance of accounting and finance functions within an organisation.

You will develop your analytical skills and ability to communicate ideas and financial information. By studying the role of accounting information and practices in corporate scandals that occur through time and continue to challenge modern society, you will develop core disciplines that are valued highly by employers.

All students will take part in a business simulation task, imitating the experience of running a business with a group of fellow students.... [-]


BA (Hons) Business (Finance) (CMI)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years August 2018 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 Honours in Business Management (Finance)

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 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 (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 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 in Accounting and Business Management (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 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 2018 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 (Honours) in Business Management (Accounting)

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 16 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

What roles do accountants play in organisations? What kinds of information do they work with and how do their work and the information they produce influence the daily decisions and activities of an organisation? [+]

What roles do accountants play in organisations? What kinds of information do they work with and how do their work and the information they produce influence the daily decisions and activities of an organisation?

In this specialist route available in our BA (Honours) Business Management (Q91) degree, you will develop an interdisciplinary perspective on the management of business organisations and build specialised knowledge and skills in financial and management accounting. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to use and apply accounting techniques and concepts in the workplace, and receive accreditation by professional accounting bodies for some parts of their qualifications.... [-]


BA (Hons) Business (Finance) (Top-Up)

Global Edulink
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The overall aim of the Arden University BA (Hons) Business (Finance) is to enable students to acquire knowledge, understanding and a range of skills relating to key business and financial disciplines which are applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors in diverse settings. [+]

Programme Aims

The overall aim of the Arden University BA (Hons) Business (Finance) is to enable students to acquire knowledge, understanding and a range of skills relating to key business and financial disciplines which are applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors in diverse settings. More specifically it is the aim to develop skills and understanding specific to financial and management accounting and basic economics study including the design and operation of financial systems, structures and instruments and, in particular, to understand the pricing of financial assets, the measurement and management of risk, and the possibilities for value maximising behaviour by the firm and household from a variety of perspectives. Simultaneously students will develop a range of transferable skills that will aid them as they pursue business and /or financial careers or further relevant study. More specifically it will:... [-]


BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

University of Greenwich
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 weeks August 2018 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 Economics and ... (two subject degree)

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 3 - 4 weeks September 2018 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.... [-]