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BSc in Economics and Accounting

Brunel University London, United Kingdom
BSc in Economics and Accounting
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 3,385,827
Course Accredited By ACCA
3 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree

The Brunel Economics and Accounting BSc gives students the theoretical and practical skills necessary to understand and analyse economic and accounting issues that arise in business, industrial, financial or government environments.

  • You’ll learn the fundamental analytical techniques of micro and macroeconomics and gain a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of financial and management accounting.
  • You’ll also study econometrics and develop sought-after skills in data modelling and get training in analytical packages widely used by business and financial institutions such as SAS, EViews, Bloomberg, Reuters and STATA.
  • We offer two study options. You can choose three years full-time or four years full-time with a one-year professional placement between years two and three that will give you the chance to apply what you’ve learned to real-life situations
  • In your final year, you can tailor your course to specialist areas including auditing, taxation, behavioural economics and finance and the economics of labour markets.
  • The degree is accredited the ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW which means you’ll gain exemptions from certain professional qualifying exams.
  • As business and finance become more complex and global, employers are on the look-out for job candidates with the analytical and technical skills needed to keep pace with the changes. Your Brunel Economy and Accounting BSc, with its focus on economic analysis, will make you a preferred prospect in the fields of accounting, business management, financial markets and corporate finance.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

UK entry requirements

  • GCE A-level BBB (all subjects considered excluding General Studies).
    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDM in a related subject.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DM in a related subject and an A-level at grade B.
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D in a related subject and A-levels grade BC.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 30 points, including 5 in Standard Maths or 4 in Higher Maths.
  • Obtain a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma (Business/Computing/Engineering/Humanities & Social Science/Law) with 45 credits at Level 3.
  • A minimum of five GCSEs are required, including GCSE Mathematics grade B or grade 5 and GCSE English Language grade C or grade 4 or GCSE English Literature grade B or grade 5.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)

This course can be studied 3 years full-time or 4 years full-time with placement, starting in September.

Year 1
Compulsory

  • AF1602 - Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • EC1010 - Microeconomic Principles
  • EC1020 - Macroeconomic Principles
  • EC1030 - Financial Markets
  • EC1040 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • EC1601 - Professional Skills and Statistics

Year 2
Compulsory

  • EC2001 - Microeconomic Principles II
  • EC2002 - Macroeconomic Principles II
  • EC2003 - Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis
  • EC2004 - Company Law and Regulation
  • AF2601 - Management Accounting

Optional

  • AF2604 - Research Methods for Accountancy Project
  • EC2605 - Introduction to Econometrics

Year 3
Compulsory

  • EC3066 - Managerial and Industrial Economics
  • AF3608 - Advanced Financial Reporting

Optional

  • EC3000 - Economics Project
  • AF3609 - Taxation
  • AF3602 - Auditing and Assurance
  • AF3604 - Comparative and Contemporary Issues in Accountancy
  • EC3068 - The Economics of Labour Markets
  • EC3601 - Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • EC3604 - International Money and Finance
  • AF3607 - Accountancy Project

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