City, University of London

Course Introduction

The Economics with Accounting BSc (Hons) degree will prepare you for a broad variety of rewarding careers in the fields of economics or accountancy, providing you with strong methodological, conceptual and quantitative foundations through extensive study of economics.

Developed as a stimulating intellectual study of economics and accounting, you will learn to appreciate their application to a range of problems and their relevance in a variety of contexts. You will learn the latest developments in all major fields of economics from lecturers recruited for their research excellence. You will also study a range of accountancy topics, taught by staff from the Cass Business School. Economics and Accountancy students gain exemptions from professional examinations awarded by such bodies as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Course Modules

The first year lays the foundations of both economics and accounting. First year core modules include: Data analysis, Introduction to financial accounting, Introduction to management accounting, Introduction to law, Introduction to macroeconomics, Introduction to microeconomics and Mathematics. The second year builds on these foundations with additional core modules, as students prepare for specialisation in the final year. Second year core modules include: Financial accounting 2, Intermediate microeconomics, Intermediate macroeconomics, Introductory econometrics and Intermediate econometrics. The final year refines the knowledge and skills developed in the introductory and intermediate subject areas. An accountancy background can be strengthened by core modules covering topics related to accountancy and financial management, including a module in company law. The final year also offers a small number of elective economics modules so students can pursue their own academic interests or prepare for a specific career or postgraduate study. Final year core modules include: Applied econometrics, Company law, Corporate finance, Advanced financial accounting theory and practice, Management accounting and Financial analysis.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)