BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Economics and Accounting

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

The distinctive feature of this programme is that it allows students to develop the fundamental analytical techniques of micro- and macroeconomics, while also developing knowledge and understanding of the core concepts and issues in financial and management accounting. When you graduate you’ll be equipped with the core theoretical and practical skills necessary to understand and analyse economic and accounting issues in the business world, and be prepared for a variety of potential careers including management consultancy, accountancy and banking.

Economics courses at Brunel combine an understanding of theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to a business, industrial, financial or government environment. It is this combination together with a strong background in accounting that distinguishes the Brunel courses from other degrees in economics.

Programme description

The distinctive feature of this programme is that it allows students to develop the fundamental analytical techniques of micro- and macroeconomics, while also developing knowledge and understanding of the core concepts and issues in financial and management accounting. When you graduate you’ll be equipped with the core theoretical and practical skills necessary to understand and analyse economic and accounting issues in the business world, and be prepared for a variety of potential careers including management consultancy, accountancy and banking.

Economics courses at Brunel combine an understanding of theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to a business, industrial, financial or government environment. It is this combination together with a strong background in accounting that distinguishes the Brunel courses from other degrees in economics.

Key Modules

Our students have excellent career prospects. Graduates have gone on to work for prestigious companies including:

  • Merrill Lynch
  • NatWest
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • JP Morgan
  • HSBC
  • Ernst & Young
  • the London Stock Exchange
  • UBS
Module & Subject

The BSc consists of both compulsory and optional modules, a typical selection can be found below. Modules can vary from year to year, but these offer a good idea of what we teach.

Level 1

Compulsory

  • Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Financial Markets
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Professional Skills and Statistics

Level 2

Compulsory

  • Microeconomic Principles II
  • Macroeconomic Principles II
  • Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis
  • Company Law and Regulation
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Management Accounting

Level 3

Compulsory

  • Economics Project
  • Managerial and Industrial Economics
  • Financial Accounting

Options

Choose 1 from

  • Taxation
  • Auditing and Assurance

Plus choose 1 from

  • The Economics of Labour Markets
  • Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • International Money and Finance
  • Further Econometrics
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  14800.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER