Bachelor's Degree in Economics in United Kingdom

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A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

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BA/BSc Economics

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Offering you the flexibility to tailor your module choice to graduate with either a BA or BSc, this course covers microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics and statistics. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom 2017. BA/BSc Economics Offering you the flexibility to tailor your module choice to graduate with either a BA or BSc, this course covers microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics and statistics. It leads to competency in a wide range of techniques and skills much sought after by employers. Macroeconomics, mathematics, microeconomics and statistics form the core of the degree, around which you will study modules in a wide range of topics. You will also have the flexibility to select modules offered by other schools and departments in the University. The mathematical and statistical modules in years one and two are available as either econometrics or quantitative economics. The former is available only to those with A level maths or equivalent, while the latter is available to everyone, allowing you to tailor the mathematical content of the degree to your aptitude and interests. If you wish you may switch from econometrics in year one to quantitative economics in year two. By the end of your course, you will have a thorough knowledge of a broad range of economic theory and how it is applied to the real world. You will also be familiar with the key analytical techniques that economists use in practice. Year one Providing you with a solid grounding in introductory economic theory and mathematics/statistics, your first year of study will focus on the relevance of such methods to the study of economic questions of cultural, political and social importance. You will explore current issues... [-]

BA (Hons) Accounting & Management with a Year in Industry

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Combine the study of accounting theory, principles and analysis with the key aspects of management practices. This BA (Hons) Accountancy & Management... [+]

Location: Medway Combine the study of accounting theory, principles and analysis with the key aspects of management practices. This BA (Hons) Accounting & Management programme at the Kent Business School Medway campus aims to respond to the needs and expectations of modern accountancy and management professions, in which you take a mixture of financial and management accounting modules alongside business and management options. You will undertake a professional work placement on this programme as a ‘Year in Industry’. Companies who have participated in providing work placements include The Walt Disney Co., Lloyds Banking Group, GE, Global Growth & Operations, First Capital Plus, Active Communication International, Macdonald's Restaurants Ltd, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, as well as corporations in New York, Kyoto, Dubai and Barcelona. Organisations who provide placements for your year in industry view this scheme as an effective way to find potential new employees, so the scheme will give you a definite advantage when it comes to job prospects and really enhance your employability. Degree options You will have the opportunity to build your knowledge through our BA (Hons) Accounting & Management single honours degree which includes a year of professional work placement, to enhance your experience and employability. Our degree programme allows a wide choice of optional subjects that may be selected for your final year study, allowing the development of specialist knowledge and a greater range of exemptions from professional exams. The single honours qualification is accredited for exemption from many of the major professional accountancy... [-]

BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Economics

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Due to its structure and the way it’s taught, Economics is recognised as a good source of transferable skills. Our recent graduates have embarked on a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy and banking, as well as economics itself. Surveys have regularly found Economics to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay. [+]

What causes inflation? Can unemployment be reduced? Can tax be equitable and efficient? These are some of the questions economists try to answer. They also seek to understand issues such as: how do people decide what to buy and what job to do? How do firms decide what to produce and what to charge? What determines the profit they earn? Due to its structure and the way it’s taught, Economics is recognised as a good source of transferable skills. Our recent graduates have embarked on a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy and banking, as well as economics itself. Surveys have regularly found Economics to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay. In the latest review, all aspects of our teaching had the highest rating. Many of our lecturers have an international reputation. This subject may be studied in combination with a number of other subjects Entry requirements Academic requirements Four-year Honours degree SQA Higher: ABBB - one sitting. AABB - two sittings. GCE A-level: BBB IB Diploma: 32 points BTEC (Level 3): DDM Three-year Honours degree SQA Adv. Higher: ABB GCE A-level: ABB IB Diploma: 35 points Essential subjects: To include Economics. Other qualifications HNC/HND: Year one minimum entry Scottish HNC/D - Bs in graded units English, Welsh and NI HNC/D - Merits and Distinctions. Advanced entry Not available Access courses: Access courses and other UK/EU and international qualifications are also welcomed. Additional information General entrance requirements apply Mathematics Standard Grade (3), National 5 (C),... [-]

Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) in Accountancy and Finance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) in Accountancy and Finance course is designed specifically for students planning a career in the Accountancy profession and/or the wider financial sector. Apart from the additional finance content which offers a specialisation for entering the professions in the banking and investment industries, the main difference from the single Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) programme is that there is no requirement to do a dissertation in Semester 8. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom 2017. The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) in Accountancy and Finance course is designed specifically for students planning a career in the Accountancy profession and/or the wider financial sector. Apart from the additional finance content which offers a specialisation for entering the professions in the banking and investment industries, the main difference from the single Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) programme is that there is no requirement to do a dissertation in Semester 8. The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) in Accountancy and Finance degree is also accredited by ICAS, CIMA, CIPFA and ACCA who will grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree. 3rd in Scotland - 2017 Good Uni Guide Accounting & Finance at Stirling is ranked 3rd in Scotland and 14th in the UK, according to the 2017 Good University Guide. According to the 2016 National Student Survey, 91% of students were satisfied overall with the quality of teaching, and across all questions in the survey, Accounting & Finance at Stirling received the highest score of all Scottish universities. Accreditation Nowadays, if you are planning to do professional Accountancy training, you will need a university degree and a recognised professional qualification. All the Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) degrees (single and joint) are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS) who will... [-]

Bachelor in Accountancy (Hons)

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

This course provides the first part, to a superb standard, and it also helps you start towards the second, as many professional bodies will grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree. [+]

Keen to become an accountant? Then you'll know you ideally need both a university degree and a recognised professional qualification. This course provides the first part, to a superb standard, and it also helps you start towards the second, as many professional bodies will grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree. We have a great deal to offer you. Our teaching and research both have superb reputations for quality. We also provide a great range of courses and an exciting and rewarding system of learning and assessment.‌ You may take the BAcc degree as a three-year specialist degree or a four-year Honours degree. Students taking the BAcc Honours degree must write a dissertation on an accounting topic of their choice. We also offer a BAcc Honours degree in Accountancy and Finance, which provides considerable scope for you to study a variety of topics. The BAcc Honours degree in Accountancy can also be combined with other subjects, please see below. 3rd in Scotland - 2017 Good Uni Guide Accounting & Finance at Stirling is ranked 3rd in Scotland and 14th in the UK, according to the 2017 Good University Guide. According to the 2016 National Student Survey, nine out of ten students were satisfied overall with the quality of teaching, and across all questions in the survey, Accounting at Stirling received the highest score of all Scottish universities. This subject may be studied in combination with a number of other subjects Accreditation It is usual,... [-]

MSc International Finance and Economic Development

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This degree prepares you for work as a professional economist in the public and private sectors, or for a career in academia. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom 2017. Our International Finance and Economic Development MSc prepares you for work as a professional economist in the various public and private institutions concerned with international finance and development throughout the world, or for a career in research or teaching in the field of international finance. The programme is designed to provide an education in international finance, economic development, advanced economic theory and research methods, while still allowing students to specialise by taking an option that reflects the School’s main areas of research expertise. All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory, but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment. About the School of Economics The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, demonstrated by results in the REF 2014 and recent student surveys. All academic staff are research active, and teaching and learning are informed by the School's thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community. Our taught programmes offer a combination of training in core economics with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as finance, econometrics, development, agriculture or the environment. Independent rankings In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014,... [-]

MSc Finance and Econometrics

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This programme provides an education in advanced finance theory and econometric methods. [+]

Our Finance and Econometrics MSc programme is designed to provide an education in advanced finance theory and econometric methods. Students develop a deeper understanding of econometric and financial theories, quantitative and research methods, and policy applications. All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory, but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment. About the School of Economics The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, demonstrated by results in the REF 2014 and recent student surveys. All academic staff are research active, and teaching and learning are informed by the School's thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community. Our taught programmes offer a combination of training in core economics with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as finance, econometrics, development, agriculture or the environment. Independent rankings In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Economics was ranked 21st in the UK for research intensity and 84% of our research was judged to be of international quality. The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of research of international excellence. Fees The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are: Full-time: £6500... [-]

MSc Economics and Econometrics

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

A thorough training in advanced economics and econometrics. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom 2017. The Economics and Econometrics MSc programme offers a thorough training in advanced economic and econometric theory and quantitative methods, while allowing students to specialise or take options in a range of subjects reflecting the School’s main areas of research expertise. Building on a sound general training in econometric methods, the project-oriented compulsory modules in time series econometrics and applied microeconometrics introduce you to the theory and practice of econometric modelling. The programme is one of the few courses in the UK to offer specialist training in advanced econometric methods and their application. Economists with quantitative skills and experience in empirical research are in high demand in both the private and public sector. All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory, but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment. About the School of Economics The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, demonstrated by results in the REF 2014 and recent student surveys. All academic staff are research active, and teaching and learning are informed by the School's thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community. Our taught programmes offer a combination of... [-]

BSc European Economics (Spanish)

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

On our European Economics (Spanish) programme you have the opportunity to study for a year at a partner university in Spain. [+]

Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times: economic growth and sustainable development, unemployment, inflation, poverty, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries, currencies and the balance of payments, the impact of minimum wages and the problems of global economic change are just some of the areas covered. On our European Economics (Spanish) programme you have the opportunity to study for a year at a partner university in Spain. The first year of this programme introduces you to the way in which economists think about different issues and develops the kinds of tools that economists use for analysing real economic problems. In your second and final years, you take compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitatitve economics, together with a number of specialised modules from the wide variety offered by the School. Independent rankings Economics at Kent was ranked 8th in The Guardian University Guide 2017. In the National Student Survey 2016, 92% of Economics students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. For graduate prospects, Economics at Kent was ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide. Of Economics students who graduated from Kent in 2015, 92% were in work or further study within six months (DLHE). Fees The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are: Full-time: £9250 UK/EU; £13810 Overseas Exceptions may apply. Key facts Schools: School of Economics Subject areas: Economics Award: BSc (Hons) Honours type: European honours UCAS code:... [-]

BSc European Economics (French)

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

On our European Economics (French) programme, you have the opportunity to study for a year at a partner university in France. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom 2017. Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times: economic growth and sustainable development, unemployment, inflation, poverty, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries, currencies and the balance of payments, the impact of minimum wages and the problems of global economic change are just some of the areas covered. On our European Economics (French) programme, you have the opportunity to study for a year at a partner university in France. The first year of this programme introduces you to the ways in which economists think about different issues and the kinds of tools that economists use for analysing real economic problems. In your second and final years, you take compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitatitve economics, together with a number of specialised modules from the wide variety offered by the School. Independent rankings Economics at Kent was ranked 8th in The Guardian University Guide 2017. In the National Student Survey 2016, 92% of Economics students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. For graduate prospects, Economics at Kent was ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide. Of Economics students who graduated from Kent in 2015, 92% were in work or further study within six months (DLHE). Fees The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are: Full-time: £9250 UK/EU; £13810 Overseas Exceptions may apply. Key facts Schools: School of Economics Subject areas: Economics Award: BSc... [-]

BSc European Economics (German)

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

On our European Economics (German) programme, you have the opportunity to study for a year at a partner university in Germany. [+]

Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times: economic growth and sustainable development, unemployment, inflation, poverty, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries, currencies and the balance of payments, the impact of minimum wages and the problems of global economic change are just some of the areas covered. On our European Economics (German) programme, you have the opportunity to study for a year at a partner university in Germany. The first year of this programme introduces you to the ways in which economists think about different issues and the kinds of tools that economists use for analysing real economic problems. In your second and final years, you take compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitatitve economics, together with a number of specialised modules from the wide variety offered by the School. Independent rankings Economics at Kent was ranked 8th in The Guardian University Guide 2017. In the National Student Survey 2016, 92% of Economics students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. For graduate prospects, Economics at Kent was ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide. Of Economics students who graduated from Kent in 2015, 92% were in work or further study within six months (DLHE). Fees The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are: Full-time: £9250 UK/EU; £13810 Overseas Exceptions may apply. Key facts Schools: School of Economics Subject areas: Economics Award: BSc (Hons) Honours type: European honours UCAS code: L174... [-]

BSc European Economics

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Our four-year European Economics degree follows the Economics single honours programme with an opportunity to study in France, Germany, Greece or Spain. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom 2017. Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times: economic growth and sustainable development, unemployment, inflation, poverty, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries, currencies and the balance of payments, the impact of minimum wages and the problems of global economic change are just some of the areas covered. The European Economics degree follows the Economics single honours programme with an opportunity to study in France, Germany, Greece or Spain. The first year of this programme introduces you to the way in which economists think about different issues and develops the kinds of tools that economists use for analysing real economic problems. In your second and final years, you take compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitatitve economics, together with a number of specialised modules from the wide variety offered by the School. Independent rankings Economics at Kent was ranked 8th in The Guardian University Guide 2017. In the National Student Survey 2016, 92% of Economics students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. For graduate prospects, Economics at Kent was ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide. Of Economics students who graduated from Kent in 2015, 92% were in work or further study within six months (DLHE). Fees The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are: Full-time: £9250 UK/EU; £13810 Overseas Exceptions may apply. Key facts Schools: School of Economics Subject areas: Economics Award:... [-]

BSc Economics with Spanish

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

This degree programme combines elements of the single honours programme in Economics with the opportunity to study Spanish [+]

The Economics with Spanish BSc (Hons) degree combines elements of the single honours programme in Economics with the opportunity to study Spanish. Each year you take modules worth 120 credits, 30 of which are from Kent's Centre for English and World Languages. Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times, including economic growth and sustainable development, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries. When you study at Kent, you have the chance to learn about these issues from economists who are highly regarded within the profession for emphasising the practical application of economics in all of these arenas. The first year of this programme introduces you to the way in which economists think about different issues and develops the kinds of tools that economists use for analysing real economic problems. You also study Spanish at the level appropriate for you. In your second and final years, you take compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitatitve economics and Spanish, together with specialised modules from the wide variety offered by the School. Independent rankings Economics at Kent was ranked 8th in The Guardian University Guide 2017. In the National Student Survey 2016, 92% of Economics students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. For graduate prospects, Economics at Kent was ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide. Of Economics students who graduated from Kent in 2015, 92% were in work or further study within six... [-]

BSc Economics with Computing

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

This degree programme combines elements of the single honours programme in Economics with the opportunity to study some Computing [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom 2017. Our Economics with Computing degree combines elements of the Economics single honours programme with the opportunity to study computing. Each year you take modules worth 120 credits, 30 of which are from Kent's School of Computing. Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times: economic growth and sustainable development, unemployment, inflation, poverty, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries, currencies and the balance of payments, the impact of minimum wages and the problems of global economic change are just some of the areas covered. The first year of this programme introduces you to the way in which economists think about different issues and develops the kinds of tools that economists use for analysing real economic problems. You also study a number of modules on programming with the School of Computing. In your second and final years, you take compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitatitve economics, together with a number of specialised modules from the wide variety offered by the schools of Economics and Computing. Independent rankings Economics at Kent was ranked 8th in The Guardian University Guide 2017. In the National Student Survey 2016, 92% of Economics students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. For graduate prospects, Economics at Kent was ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide. Of Economics students who graduated from Kent in 2015, 92% were in work or... [-]