Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economic Studies

Compare 182 Bachelor of Science Programs in Economic Studies

Economic Studies

Markets constantly change because of things like demand, supply, price changes, and a variety of other factors. Economists analyze these changes, what causes them, and suggest changes to businesses on how they can better succeed in their specific market. Holding a bachelor’s degree in economics will prepare graduates to work in a similar position.

Once students decide to pursue this type of degree, they often ask, “What is a BSc in Economic Studies?” This degree prepares students to understand business markets and also prepares them to hold a job in an economics-related field. To obtain this degree, students will likely be required to take courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, finance, econometrics, foreign trade, business economics, and more.

With this degree, students will come to understand the variety of different factors that affect buying and selling. As an economist, graduates can become a highly valued employee in whatever position they choose to work. Not only can this degree provide graduates with greater job stability, but it may also allow them to advance further in their career than if they did not have a degree.

Typically, it will take approximately four years for a student to complete a bachelor’s degree in an economics studies field. The length of the program, in addition to the location of the institution and other factors, will impact how much it costs to acquire this degree.

With this degree, graduates may be able to work in government, education, journalism, and many other different industries. Graduates may hold positions as analysts, research assistants, economic affairs specialists, economists, market analysts, and more.

Interested students should heavily consider which program is right for them before making a decision to enroll in any specific program. In many situations, online courses may be a good option for those who do not want to relocate or still need to work in addition to pursuing their degree. For more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

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

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing their knowledge of accounting and finance, and particularly those who are looking to pursue a career in accounting and finance. [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing their knowledge of accounting and finance, and particularly those who are looking to pursue a career in accounting and finance.

Year 1 provides you with a good understanding of the foundations of accounting and finance alongside the fundamentals of business. Years 2 and 3 gives you in-depth knowledge of how companies use accounting and finance to make decisions, report performance under conditions of uncertainty and risk. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a professional career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities.... [-]


BSc Hons in Accounting and Management

Ulster University, London & Birmingham Campuses
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

The BSc Hons Accounting and Management creates the opportunity to progress your studies within growing areas of professional services. [+]

BSc in Accounting and Management

UCAS course code:79N6

Level of study: Undergraduate degree

Tuition fees 2018/19:

UK/EU – £9,250 International – £10,000

Entry requirements: Grades BCC at A Level, or international equivalent. Grade B in GCSE Maths, or equivalent.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent

Mode of study: Full-time classroom

Duration: 3 years

Assessment method: A combination of coursework and examination or by coursework only

Student finance: Available

Location: London

Start dates: September

About this course

The BSc Hons Accounting and Management creates the opportunity to progress your studies within growing areas of professional services. This course provides a comprehensive grounding in theory and practice, and an excellent foundation for becoming a Qualified Accountant. It also provides an opportunity to secure exemptions from all of the major Professional Accountancy Bodies, whilst keeping many options open to successful graduates to pursue other careers involving Accounting, Business, and Finance. You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and insight in the following areas:... [-]


BSc in Actuarial Science

Swansea University
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Swansea

The programme will provide a solid training highly aligned with that required for entrance to the Actuarial Profession. Accreditation of the programme will be sought from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), and we expect that graduates with good degrees will gain exemptions from a fair portion of the IFoA professional examinations, most likely across CS1&2, CM1&2. [+]

Programme under development

Actuarial Science brings together mathematical, statistical and financial techniques to solve problems involving risk. Typical areas where the prediction and management of risk are pertinent are insurance, annuities, and pensions. This Single Honours programme will be delivered by the Department of Mathematics in conjunction with the School of Management, both located on the Bay Campus.

The programme will provide a solid training highly aligned with that required for entrance to the Actuarial Profession. Accreditation of the programme will be sought from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), and we expect that graduates with good degrees will gain exemptions from a fair portion of the IFoA professional examinations, most likely across CS1&2, CM1&2.... [-]


BSc Accounting and Finance

Mont Rose College of Management & Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Ilford

Mont Rose College of Management & Sciences offers BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course in partnership with Buckinghamshire New University. [+]

Level of Course: BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree Level -6. Bachelors degree with honors. The number of Credit Hours: Upon successful completion of the course the student will have completed at least 360 credits. Mode and Length of Study: 3 years Full Time. Attendance: a Full-time student is required to attend 21 hours per week in term time. Workload: a full-time student will study 120 credits in an academic year, which equates to 1200 notional hours Exemptions: No exemptions are allowed for this programme. INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

On successful completion of the programme a graduate will be able to:

Demonstrate and apply understanding and knowledge of accounting systems and processes with a critical interpretation of the main issues and themes that affect the policy and practice of accounting; Explore and evaluate a range of contemporary business and management issues in relation to BSC Hons Accounting and Finance degree. Analyse empirical evidence concerning financial management, risk, and the operation of global capital markets. Practical Skills ... [-]

Bachelor in Business Administration - Banking and Finance Concentration

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 USA Williamsport

The Bachelor in Business Administration prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This major provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, and management; [+]

Bachelor in Business Administration - Banking and Finance Concentration

The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This major provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, and management; an understanding of the business environment to include the legal, economic, behavioral, human resource, ethical, and international aspects; technical skills in information systems and quantitative analysis; and the ability to communicate, integrate and synthesize.

Students completing the Banking and Finance Concentration will develop a solid understanding of:... [-]


BSc in Accounting

American University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Washington DC

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the BS in Accounting program meets the needs of students pursuing professional accounting careers in public accounting or in industrial, financial, governmental, not-for-profit, and consulting organizations. [+]

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the BS in Accounting program meets the needs of students pursuing professional accounting careers in public accounting or in industrial, financial, governmental, not-for-profit, and consulting organizations. Requirements include university writing, mathematics, and General Education courses, the Kogod School of Business (K.S.B.) undergraduate business core, advanced-level accounting courses, and sufficient electives to permit students to pursue a minor, or other areas of interest. Students successfully completing the requirements for the BS in Accounting should be well prepared to sit for the Uniform C.P.A. Examination and for additional study required for professional licensure.... [-]


BSc in Finance

University of Delaware
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Newark

With a career in finance, you’ll help make the best decisions about raising and using resources under risk. In this role you will influence almost every facet of your organization, whether you work for a bank or other financial intermediary, a consulting firm, a public or private corporation, a governmental organization or a not-for-profit. The required courses in our finance curriculum provide a strong foundation that will prepare you for all categories of finance careers including investment management, corporate finance and financial services. Perhaps this combination of being both highly challenging and very rewarding is why finance is one of the most popular undergraduate majors at UD. [+]

BECOME AN EXPERT OF FINANCIAL RISK AND REWARD With a career in finance, you’ll help make the best decisions about raising and using resources under risk. In this role you will influence almost every facet of your organization, whether you work for a bank or other financial intermediary, a consulting firm, a public or private corporation, a governmental organization or a not-for-profit.

The required courses in our finance curriculum provide a strong foundation that will prepare you for all categories of finance careers including investment management, corporate finance and financial services.

Perhaps this combination of being both highly challenging and very rewarding is why finance is one of the most popular undergraduate majors at UD.... [-]


B.S. in Accounting

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Bradford

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit. [+]

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit.

As an accountant, you'll do more than just track money. You will provide the analysis that will help businesses make financial decisions. And, you won't be stuck in a back room somewhere crunching numbers. Instead, you'll be front and center -- part of a management team.

As an accounting major, you'll have the chance to intern with a public accounting firm. That will look great on a resume. Once you earn your accounting degree, you'll be on track to get certified and become a C.P.A. And you'll be prepared to work just about anywhere. A small business or large corporation. For the government such as the F.B.I., I.R.S. or the D.E.A. In an accounting firm. Or, you could be a forensic accountant and help detect fraud and money laundering.... [-]


Bachelor or Science in Economics

Northern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA DeKalb

Students with an interest in helping to solve society’s problems and students with an interest in business will enjoy economics as a major. Economics is the only social science with its own permanent federal government agency (Council of Economic Advisors) and it is the only social science in which a Nobel Prize is awarded. [+]

Economics is an interesting and rewarding social science that studies how decisions are made to allocate scarce resources. Economics deals with important current issues by focusing on the way that individuals, businesses, and governments make choices when faced with limited budgets. Economic issues, such as unemployment, growth, pollution, and international competition, fill newspapers and pervade politics. The field of economics also deals with personal issues such as wage rates, the cost of living, and taxes.

Students with an interest in helping to solve society’s problems and students with an interest in business will enjoy economics as a major. Economics is the only social science with its own permanent federal government agency (Council of Economic Advisors) and it is the only social science in which a Nobel Prize is awarded.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

Hampton University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Hampton

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Economics provides rigorous training in economic analysis. All students will be exposed to applications of economic techniques used in public sector, private sector and international business environments. Through the study of standard economic models, students learn to identify, explain and describe the major features and functions of an economy. [+]

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Economics provides rigorous training in economic analysis. All students will be exposed to applications of economic techniques used in public sector, private sector and international business environments. Through the study of standard economic models, students learn to identify, explain and describe the major features and functions of an economy. Successfully completing the major will enable students to analyze, synthesize and evaluate economic, social and business issues.

Consistent with the mission of the University, the Economics Program seeks to (1) provide both majors and non-majors high-quality economics courses that will prepare them for admission to graduate programs in Economics and related areas, or entry to professional employment, (2) enhance students' knowledge of the structure and operation of the U.S. market-economy in which they will work, and (3) raise the level of awareness and ability of all students to understand the importance of economic issues, including fiscal and monetary policies.... [-]


BSc in Accounting for Management

Muscat University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Oman Muscat

Accounting for Management focuses on the crucial role which financial information plays in decisions made by management teams, and in the monitoring and planning of a business organization’s objectives. [+]

Programme Details

Accounting for Management focuses on the crucial role which financial information plays in decisions made by management teams, and in the monitoring and planning of a business organization’s objectives. This degree programme is one of a set of undergraduate programmes designed by Aston University and offered at Muscat University. This is a dual degree programme, leading to the award of an Aston University degree and a Muscat University degree.

Programme Objectives

The BSc in Accounting for Management aims to:

Provide students with an excellent learning experience informed by current developments in research and practice. Provide well-qualified and highly employable graduates with key skills for operating in accounting, finance and management roles and for life-long learning and development. Meet the accreditation requirements of the main accountancy bodies (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA) with a view to earning an appropriate level of exemptions. Ensure relevance by maintaining and enhancing links with business, professional and public sector organizations. Admission Requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

AUM American University of Malta
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Malta Cospicua

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. [+]

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. (Accredited by N.C.F.H.E.)

How to Apply for Undergraduate Admissions

We know the application process to university can feel like a daunting and complex task. At the American University of Malta, we've tried to make applying to our university as simple as possible, and while it is a relatively straightforward process, we do require several supporting documents. Below you will find an easy-to-follow checklist of items you will need to submit, followed with more specific information for each requirement.... [-]


Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Financial Management

ABM University College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Botswana Gaborone

The BSc. (Hons) Degree in Financial Management is a four year programme that provides students with specialized knowledge, skills and competencies in the key functional areas of accounting and financial management. This programme will ensure that students are able to apply their financial management competencies and analytical skills to the complex and changing business environment in order to drive organisational growth. Students of this programme study core and elective courses which embed Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development, to ensure students graduate with the necessary skills to create innovative enterprises. [+]

Programme overview

The BSc. (Hons) Degree in Financial Management is a four-year programme that provides students with specialized knowledge, skills, and competencies in the key functional areas of accounting and financial management. This programme will ensure that students are able to apply their financial management competencies and analytical skills to the complex and changing business environment in order to drive organisational growth. Students of this programme study core and elective courses which embed Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development, to ensure students graduate with the necessary skills to create innovative enterprises.

There is also a mandatory industrial attachment for all students to ensure they are exposed to industry prior to graduation, as well as a Research Project. The programme will cover all the key components of Financial management including:... [-]


BSc in Social Economic Geography and Regional Studies

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Lithuania Klaipeda

The study programme aims to prepare qualified specialists of social geography with a focus on their competences oriented towards knowledge economy-related knowledge in compliance with the principles of sustainable development. They are to understand social-economic problems and their spatial causes and to be able to make decisions. As prospective specialists in regional development, they are to be able to comprehensively analyses different regional problems and to make proposals (in the implementation of national and the EU regional development programmes) for sustainable economic and social development in regions. [+]

Social Economic Geography and Regional Studies Location: Lithuania, Klaipeda Type: Bachelor, full-time Nominal duration: 3 years (180 ECTS) Study language: English Awards: BSc (Bachelor of Social Sciences) Tuition fee: €1800 Application fee: The Application fee for degree study programmes is for citizens of the EU member states or countries of the European Economic Area (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan), as well as those who have a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania: €55. For other students: €200. (Application fee is non-refundable). Application deadline: Jun 30, 2018 Online application: https://apply.ku.lt/ Studies commence: September 3 ... [-]

BSc in Economics

Westminster International University in Tashkent
Campus Full time September 2018 Uzbekistan Tashkent

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics is a three-year full-time course.  It is based upon the BSc (Hons) Business Economics course delivered in the UK by the Westminster Business School of the University of Westminster (London). [+]

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics is a three-year full-time course. It is based upon the BSc (Hons) Business Economics course delivered in the UK by the Westminster Business School of the University of Westminster (London). The BSc (Hons) in Economics is not intended as a purely theoretical study of Economics. The underlying philosophy of the course and its presentation emphasize the application of the relevant theories underpinning the Economics and Business fields. Students in this course develop solid skills in the economic analysis along with a strong foundation in advanced microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, quantitative theories and methods of economic analysis, research and forecasting. They are also offered optional modules pertaining to the theory of finance and management.... [-]