Economics with Accounting at City, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

This degree has a strong focus on the practical link between theory and real-world application. You'll learn the mathematics and statistics that underpin economics and develop professional accountancy skills and techniques. On successful completion of this degree, you will gain multiple exemptions from professional licensing examinations with several prestigious accountancy bodies, including CIMA, ACCA and ICAEW. This means you'll be a step closer to professional qualification as an accountant.

  • Learn with leading experts in the field from our Department of Economics and our Business School
  • Develop a wide range of economic and quantitative skills and knowledge
  • Stand out from the crowd with a professional placement year - past students have undertaken placements with organisations like PriceWaterhouseCoopers, GlaxoSmithKline, RBS and HM Treasury
  • Follow in the footsteps of recent graduates who now work for major global corporations, such as KPMG, Bloomberg, RBS, Deloitte, Lombard, PwC and Ernst & Young
  • Lay the foundations for further study in economics, business, finance and management - past graduates have progressed to LSE, UCL, Oxford and Cambridge."


Year 1 Develop an understanding of the underlying concepts and principles associated with economics and accounting. Build on your current mathematics knowledge, either post-GCSE or post-A level. Core Modules: Introduction to Financial Accounting Introduction to Management Accounting Introduction to Microeconomics Introduction to Macroeconomics Data Analysis 1 Data Analysis 2 Introduction to Law Elective Modules: Mathematics for Economists Post GCSE 1 Mathematics for Economists Post GCSE 2 Mathematics for Economists Post A Level 1 Mathematics for Economists Post A Level 2 Year 2 Deepen your knowledge through core modules in economics and accounting. Develop your skills of enquiry and understanding of the different approaches to problem solving. Core Modules: Intermediate Financial Accounting 1 Intermediate Financial Accounting 2 Intermediate Microeconomics 1 Intermediate Microeconomics 2 Intermediate Macroeconomics 1 Introductory Econometrics Elective Modules: Intermediate Macroeconomics 2 Intermediate Econometrics History of Economic Thought Nations and Firms in the Global Economy Year 3 Strengthen your accountancy expertise with core modules covering topics related to accountancy and financial management, including a module in company law. Further develop your techniques for practise and pursue your own academic or professional interests with elective modules. Core Modules: Management Accounting Financial Management Advanced Financial Accounting: Theory and Practice Financial Analysis Corporate Finance Company Law Elective Modules: Introduction to Financial Derivatives Applied Econometrics Industrial Organisation International Finance Experimental Economics Economics and Society Micro-Placements Industry Projects Summer Internship Integrated Professional Training Modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Assessment is based mainly on coursework and unseen examination. Your coursework may consist of:

  • Standard essays
  • Individual presentations
  • Group presentations and reports
  • Classwork
  • Unseen tests
- Problem sets

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £20860 Year 1
International £20860 Year 1

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Economics with Accounting at City, University of London - UCAS