Brunel University London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics and Accounting

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Course summary

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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 by 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.

Course details

Modules

Core modules Year 1 Quantitative Methods in Accountancy, Economics and Finance Microeconomic Principles Macroeconomic Principles Financial Markets Introduction to Financial Accounting Professional Skills and Statistics Year 2 Microeconomic Principles II Macroeconomic Principles II Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis Company Law and Regulation Management Accounting Optional modules Research Methods for Accountancy Project Introduction to Econometrics Year 3 Core Modules Managerial and Industrial Economics Advanced Financial Reporting Economic Project or Accountancy Project Optional modules Taxation Auditing and Assurance Comparative and Contemporary Issues in Accountancy The Economics of Labour Markets Behavioural Economics and Finance International Money and Finance See the Brunel website for further information.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeLN14
Institution code B84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD in Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Business, Applied Law, Applied Science, Business, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sustainability, Information Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Personal & Business Finance or Pharmaceutical Science.
Access to HE Diploma Obtain a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points win the Access to HE Diploma in Business, Computing, Engineering, Humanities & Social Science or Law with 45 credits at level 3.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD in Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Business, Applied Law, Applied Science, Business, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sustainability, Information Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Personal & Business Finance or Pharmaceutical Science and an A level at grade B
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D in Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Business, Applied Law, Applied Science, Business, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sustainability, Information Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Personal & Business Finance or Pharmaceutical Science.with A levels grade BB
Scottish Advanced Higher BBB
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal M2, M2, M2
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are required, including English Language. Grade B or grade 5 is required in Mathematics.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDD in Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Business, Applied Law, Applied Science, Business, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sustainability, Information Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Personal & Business Finance or Pharmaceutical Science.
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DD in Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Business, Applied Law, Applied Science, Business, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sustainability, Information Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Personal & Business Finance or Pharmaceutical Science and an A level at grade B
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate D in Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Business, Applied Law, Applied Science, Business, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sustainability, Information Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Personal & Business Finance or Pharmaceutical Science with A levels grade BB

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no less than 5.5 in each subsection
Institution's Own Testwith no less than 55% in each subsection
TOEFL (iBT)92with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17
PTE Academic58with a minimum of 51 in all subscores

Brunel University London - English Language Requirements

https://www.brunel.ac.uk/international/English-Language-Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
International £15860* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Economics and Accounting at Brunel University London - UCAS