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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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186 Results in Economic Studies

The University of Law Business School

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accou ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting and finance, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a professional career in accounting and finance. It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective accounting professionals in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future. This knowledge and skills will be further developed and expanded in the years following successful completion of the Foundation Year.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Arden courses at GISMA

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management a ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance. The overall aim of the program is to enable students to acquire the skills relating to key inter-connected disciplines applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors. By the end of the three years, students should have developed a range of transferable skills that will assist them throughout the careers they choose.

The program is structured across three levels and ensures that students gain a basic understanding of the world of business throughout the three years. The first year will tackle modules such as developing personal and management skills, financing accounting and cost accounting. You will also learn to develop essential decision-making skills which best support the growth of an enterprise. Level 5 will teach students about increasingly important business law and key ethical issues facing businesses today.... [-]

Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Arden University

Do you want to work in accountancy or finance? Our professional undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance has been designed with your career in mind. ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (ACCA)

Do you want to work in accountancy or finance? Our professional undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance has been designed with your career in mind. On successful completion, you will be equipped with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance.

The award has been designed to provide ACCA exemptions and our application for this accreditation is pending. This course is subject to validation.

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
Georgetown University Qatar

Founded in 1919, Georgetown's School of Foreign Service (SFS) sought to educate students about global issues and prepare them for a life of service - in business, governm ... [+]

Overview

Founded in 1919, Georgetown's School of Foreign Service (SFS) sought to educate students about global issues and prepare them for a life of service - in business, government, or for a humanitarian agency. Today the School of Foreign Service offers students in both Washington, D.C. and Doha, Qatar an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program built on a liberal arts education. Students begin their studies with the SFS and University core curriculum, giving them an understanding of philosophy, theology, the humanities, economics, political science, history, and other disciplines. During sophomore year, students choose a major, allowing them to further develop a specialization in one area of international affairs. This dual emphasis on international affairs and the interdisciplinary approach distinguishes the curriculum of the School of Foreign Service from that of other liberal arts programs. In addition to their work on campus, many SFS students study and work abroad during their junior year and do independent research and internships in their senior year.... [-]

Qatar Doha
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Cromwell UK International Education

The BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance will equip students to work as finance professionals, specializing in corporate finance and related areas like equity analysis, d ... [+]

BSC ( HONS) IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENT: Grade 12th graduate/ two full A-levels (or equivalent) English Proficiency Test MODE AND LENGTH OF THE STUDY: 3 years/ Full Time NO OF CREDITS UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE: BTEC HND Diploma in Business Accounting and Finance – 240 BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance– 120 Total of 360 credit hours AWARDING BODY: Pearson Education Ltd, United Kingdom New Buckinghamshire University, United Kingdom PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:

The BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance will equip students to work as finance professionals, specializing in corporate finance and related areas like equity analysis, derivatives trading or foreign exchange dealing. It will also develop their confidence and transferable skills in areas that are sought by employers, such as communications, problem-solving, critical thinking, and professional development.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Ajman
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Benedictine College

The primary objective of the School of Business is to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in traditional business occupations establishing a strong foun ... [+]

Overview

The primary objective of the School of Business is to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in traditional business occupations establishing a strong foundation for management and executive roles and responsibilities. The School of Business offers five degrees (all Bachelor of Arts): accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing. These programs reflect a belief that professionals require technical and leadership skills that are balanced with the perspective, critical thinking, and communication skills produced by a combined business and liberal arts education.

Degree Objectives

This major requires the development of a specific plan and input from a financial advisor.... [-]

USA Atchison
September 2019
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
AUM American University of Malta

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 qualifi ... [+]

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.... [-]

Malta Cospicua
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Bucks New University

If you really enjoy controlling the figures, then Accounting and Finance is the perfect career path for you. Every organisation needs accurate financial information in or ... [+]

Course Overview

If you really enjoy controlling the figures, then Accounting and Finance is the perfect career path for you. Every organisation needs accurate financial information in order to survive and to make decisions about future growth. You'll be able to recognise the trends and explore ways to keep a business afloat, making sure the profits stay up and the expenses stay low.

As it’s a joint degree, this course will benefit those aspiring to be accountants or working in the world of finance. It includes skills that build on investment and commercial banking, insurance, consultancy and financial markets.

Start a secure career with many opportunities

Wherever there is a business, there are accounts that need controlling. Almost every commercial organisation needs skilled financial support. There are companies that deal solely in finance too. These may be investment banks, insurance companies and financial services companies.... [-]

United Kingdom High Wycombe Uxbridge
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business

Our undergraduate Accounting program is rated a Top 10 Best Undergraduate Accounting Program in New Jersey by Accounting Degree Review, and several of our faculty have be ... [+]

BS in Accounting Degree Requirements include seven required courses for the major, fulfillment of the University and Business Core Curriculum and a minimum of 121 total credits.

Freshman year, you’ll take introductory courses in business, management information systems and mathematics along with the core curriculum and courses in the humanities and social sciences.

Your second year, you’ll take introductory accounting courses and business courses in various disciplines. Heavy concentration in accounting major courses begins in your third year.

Why Study Accounting at FDU?

Did You Know...

FDU accounting students have scored #1, 3 and 5 on the Certified Public Accountant Exam in New Jersey. Most accounting majors receive job offers one year before they graduate. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) awards scholarships to FDU students. Three FDU faculty have been honored with NJSCPA Outstanding Educator Awards. Certified Public Accounting firms are restricting recruiting only to colleges like FDU that qualify students for the Certified Public Accountant exam. Students in the 4+1 Combined Degree Program can graduate with a BS and MS degree in five years. Required Courses ACCT3241 Intermediate Financial Accounting I ACCT3242 Intermediate Financial Accounting II ACCT3243 Costing Accounting: Measurement and Control ACCT3390 Accounting Information Systems ACCT4261 Advanced Accounting ACCT4263 Auditing Concepts ACCT4267 Fundamentals of Federal Taxation ... [-]
USA Madison Teaneck
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The British University in Egypt

The Economics programme has two central activities, first to train students at the undergraduate level in the methods and ideas of modern economics. Second is to conduct ... [+]

About

The Economics programme has two central activities, first to train students at the undergraduate level in the methods and ideas of modern economics. Second is to conduct both basic and applied research in economics that pushes forward the frontier of knowledge in the field.

Distinctive features of the programme

The Economics programme at the BUE is distinctive across a number of areas: It is one of the very few programmes in Economics available in Egypt which is fully consistent with the requirements of a Bachelor of Science (as opposed to Arts) degree. The emphasis is highly focused on analytical approaches to economic problems involving the application of mathematics, statistics, econometrics and econometric modelling.... [-]

Egypt Cairo
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 4 years
Campus
Richmond The American International University in London

The BSc Accounting and Finance programme is primarily designed for students who are interested in following a career in accountancy or in obtaining professional accountin ... [+]

The BSc Accounting and Finance programme is primarily designed for students who are interested in following a career in accountancy or in obtaining professional accounting qualifications at the start of their business career. Students will gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and finance and learn to understand management concepts within an international business context.

This programme goes beyond the theoretical and quantitative techniques fundamental to accounting and finance. It draws from various disciplines, such as statistics, economics, law and information technology in order to gain a truly solid understanding of the field. With a generalist business and management core, this degree will not just allow you to pursue careers in accounting and finance but in relevant managerial fields as well.... [-]

United Kingdom Richmond
August 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Prince Edward Island

Actuarial Science is the study of risk, usually risk associated with insurance, pension, and investment plans. Actuarial Science uses techniques from mathematics, statist ... [+]

Overview

Actuarial Science is the study of risk, usually risk associated with insurance, pension, and investment plans. Actuarial Science uses techniques from mathematics, statistics, business, economics, and finance. The Bachelor of Science with a Major in Actuarial Science prepares students to write the early exams required to become an Actuary. Actuaries are in demand as professionals who develop solutions for complex financial issues. Actuaries have excellent career opportunities following graduation as well as excellent co-op work opportunities during their studies. Read more about what actuaries' do, job prospects, and salaries on our departmental website.

The Major in Actuarial Science requires a total of 120 semester hours of credit, as described below:... [-]

Canada Charlottetown
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4 years
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

This programme provides you with an understanding of how economics works and gives you access to methods for analyzing economic problems and calculating their solutions. ... [+]

BScs in Economic Studies. Econometricians examine the mathematical aspects of economic problems. Economists strive for a deep understanding of the nature of these problems. Are you interested in both? This programme provides you with a thorough understanding of how economics works and gives you access to the latest methods to analyse economic problems and calculate their solutions. Are you as ambitious as you are inquisitive? Erasmus School of Economics offers you a unique opportunity to acquire both profound economic insights and practical quantitative econometrical skills in only four years.This study allows you to focus on conceptual matters like inflation, profit and turnover as well as quantitative issues like r... [-]
Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 years
Campus
City University of London

As you study on England’s longest established Actuarial Science degree, you will gain highly prized financial risk management skills. ... [+]

Who is it for?

You excel in and enjoy mathematics, especially modelling and probability. You love asking “What if?”.

The skills you gain on the Actuarial Science undergraduate course will kickstart your actuarial career. You can also enter careers in risk management, investment management or financial analysis.

Objectives

If you enjoy mathematics, statistics, probability and economics you will find this course ideal. For the duration of your degree, you’ll delve deeper into these core subjects, as well as stochastic models, finance and financial reporting, business and, naturally, actuarial science itself. You’ll also produce a self-researched final-year project on an area that interests you and reflects your ambitions.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Central Oklahoma

The Actuarial Science program at the University of Central Oklahoma is the only such program in the state of Oklahoma. The course of study was originally designed by Actu ... [+]

The Actuarial Science program at the University of Central Oklahoma is the only such program in the state of Oklahoma. The course of study was originally designed by Actuaries at American Fidelity Assurance Co. in Oklahoma City. The focus of the degree program is to give students a strong analytical background in the areas of mathematics and statistics as well as the actuarial specific topics such as theory of interest and mathematics of life contingencies.

Curriculum

What is an actuary? An actuary is a business professional who analyzes the financial consequences of risk. Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially those of concern to insurance and pension programs. Actuaries may work for insurance companies, consulting firms, government, employee benefits departments of large corporations, hospitals, banks and investment firms, or, more generally, in businesses that need to manage financial risk. A career as an actuary is better described as a "business" career with a mathematical basis than as a "technical" mathematical career. More general information about actuaries may be found at www.beanactuary.org.... [-]

USA Edmond
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus