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) in International Banking and Finance (Top-Up)

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time 1 year January 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 (Hons) Business (Finance) (CMI)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 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) Business (Finance) (Top-Up)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

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 learning the major tools and theories of financial management, and how to apply these to real business situations. [+]

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 learning the major tools and theories of financial management, and how to apply these to real business situations.

Course Requirements

A relevant HND or equivalent provided that the total of your learning experience allows you to achieve the aims of the programme. 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 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) 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 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 in Accounting and Finance (Hons)

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

Succeed on a degree that measures up to the high expectations of all global accountancy bodies, leading to maximum exemptions from professional exams including ICEAW, ACCA, CIMA, and AIA when you graduate. Gain a solid grounding in all aspects of accounting from financial markets and institutions to the global business environment. You specialise later in the degree with subjects including taxation principles and practice, corporate accountability and social and environmental accounting. [+]

Succeed on a degree that measures up to the high expectations of all global accountancy bodies, leading to maximum exemptions from professional exams including ICEAW, A.C.C.A., C.I.M.A., and A.I.A. when you graduate. Gain a solid grounding in all aspects of accounting from financial markets and institutions to the global business environment. You specialise later in the degree with subjects including taxation principles and practice, corporate accountability and social and environmental accounting.

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.... [-]


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 Finance, Investment and Risk

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

With a strong track record in the sector, our degree will put you firmly on the path to success in the financial services industry whether you're looking for a career in corporate or personal finance or insurance. [+]

Accredited by: EPAS CIM

The financial services sector in Scotland manages over £800 billion in funds and generates around £7 billion for the Scottish economy. This programme has a track record of producing in-demand graduates with the knowledge and expertise needed to succeed in the fast-moving world of financial services.

The programme, which has been recognised by Scottish Financial Enterprise for its innovation, is designed to develop your skills for an industry which in Scotland employs almost 100,000 people directly and the same again indirectly. It covers everything from personal finance to pension funds, stock markets, corporate finance and investment and risk management in financial services. You also have the opportunity to specialise depending on your interests.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Risk Management

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

The risk is an inherent part of business & risk managers are prized for their skills by organizations of all types & in all sectors. The only BA(Hons) Risk Management in the UK, our course offers you a fantastic opportunity to be a graduate in demand. [+]

Accredited by: CII

Despite challenging global economic conditions risk management is an area of growth across all types of organizations. There is an increased demand for qualified risk professionals due to the increasingly global nature of business coinciding with increased regulatory pressures and compliance.

GCU is the only University in the UK to offer this type of undergraduate degree, therefore, creating an opportunity to be a graduate in demand. During your studies, you will explore the applied risk management process from an organizational perspective covering areas such as the identification and management of strategic risks, managing ethics, compliance and conduct risks, business continuity management and project risk management.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Business Administration with Accounting and Finance

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2019 United Kingdom Rochester London + 2 more

The programme is developed to incorporate industry-specific skills where employability remains the key component. The innovative teaching, market trading, multi-disciplinary quantitative practices, along with the specialized software equip students to develop skills necessary for the workplace. In particular, flexible learning environment, pro-active delivery approaches have engaged students. The programme offers students with rich multi-cultural and international experience. [+]

The core accounting and finance courses of the programme are required by the ICAEW and under consideration with the ACCA for further exemptions. The ICAEW has also recognized this programme as a partner in learning. The programme offers many specialized courses to incorporate contemporary theories, practices, and tools to enhance industry-specific employability, transferable skills, competence and latest knowledge with a view to equipping them with dynamics of changing the market and business scenario (recent recession, failing sub-prime market, exotic financial derivatives etc.). The core accounting and finance courses include key accounting and financial components. In this programme, quantitative and statistical tools like SPSS, SAGE 50, and financial modeling using Excel are introduced to run and analyze data as required to infer and deduce critical decisions. These tools provide a comprehensive and contemporary practical experience similar to the financial industry. Several refereed journals, like, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting (JBFA), Journal of Corporate Finance (JCF), Journal of Financial Research (JFR) and Journal of Financial Management (JFM) are used to familiarise students with pioneering research and research led focus, which is largely beneficial for prospective employment and future progression to master’s programme, if students pursue further study.... [-]


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 (Hons) in Marketing with Economics

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

This course explores economics in a marketing context to add depth and understanding to hands-on marketing tools and techniques. [+]

A powerful combination

Marketing and economics are well connected. This undergraduate degree provides a broad-based course of study in marketing which particularly emphasizes economic literacy and numeracy. An understanding of economics will add depth to your marketing knowledge, and give you some higher level analytical skills – ideal for more strategic marketing management and planning roles.

Why Marketing with Economics at LSBU? We’re No.2 UK wide university for student satisfaction in marketing (Complete University Guide League Table, 2018) – which means happy students. We’re No. 2 London University for overall satisfaction for business, management, and marketing, Guardian League Table 2018. Our exceptional learning resources and facilities have earned us No. 1 University in the UK for learning resources in marketing, National Student Survey 2016. As part of the course, you’ll have the opportunity of work experience in a consultancy role with a British-based company. Professional accreditation – the course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing provide exemptions for professional qualifications. We support entrepreneurs – you can develop a ready-to-fund business plan or undertake consultancy as a final year marketing project. Our unique 'give back' culture means you can build relationships with small and medium enterprises and alumni. Accreditations Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Sandwich 4 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BA (Hons) in Business Management with Economics

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years January 2019 United Kingdom London

Study the theory and strategy underlying successful business practice and undertake an industry placement in your third year. [+]

Economy drive

Organisations use economics to make business decisions – so the two fit well together. BA (Hons) Business Management with Economics is a great stepping stone to a career as it introduces key theories and practical applications of business and economics that organizations use in developing strategy, which allows them to compete successfully in the marketplace.

Why Business Management with Economics at LSBU? We’re No.1 London Modern University for business, management, and marketing (Guardian League Table 2016). No.1 University in London for Teaching, Organisation and Management, Learning Resources and Personal Development in Business (National Students Survey 2016). Professional accreditation - The School has Centre of Excellence status with the IOEE, in recognition of our entrepreneurial culture and leading-edge practice. Outstanding facilities and access to the software widely used in industry: Bloomberg, Thomson One Banker, SAGE, Blueprint, FAME, Nvivo, and SPSS. The opportunity to complete your third year in a paid professional work placement. You could study in Europe during the first semester of the second year, with a semester abroad opportunities in the USA or Australia too. No.3 London Modern University for graduate prospects in Business and Management Studies (Complete University Guide League Table 2018). Accreditations Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years January; September Southwark Campus Sandwich 4 years January; September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]