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Accounting and Economics University of Southampton Degree level: Undergraduate

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This degree combines the study of economics with a thorough working knowledge of accountancy. It provides 'blanket' exemptions from certain professional accounting examinations and is therefore an ideal choice for those wishing to pursue a career in accountancy.

Course details

Modules

Macroeconomics and microeconomics, theory and applied, plus econometrics; Quantitative material; Options in finance, industrial economics, development, trade, experimental economics, health economics and economic history.


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

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Course code NL41
Institution code S27
Campus name Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB Typical offer: AAB or ABBB. Applicants will require a grade B in AS level Mathematics. Where AS level Mathematics is not available or has not been taken we will consider applicants with alternative qualifications*.

EPQ offer: ABB or BBBB plus an A in the EPQ. Applicants will require a grade B in AS level Mathematics. Where AS level Mathematics is not available or has not been taken we will consider applicants with alternative qualifications*.

Contextual offer: ABB or BBBB. Applicants will require a grade B in AS level Mathematics. Where AS level Mathematics is not available or has not been taken we will consider applicants with alternative qualifications*.

*B grade in A-level Mathematics, Physics or Statistics is accepted in lieu of B grade AS-level Mathematics.

General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.

The University of Southampton values the Extended Project Qualification. Applicants taking the EPQ in addition to three A levels, will also be made an alternative offer one grade below the standard offer, conditional on an A grade in the EPQ. For more information on the University of Southampton’s EPQ Admissions Policy, please see our EPQ Admissions Policy webpage.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD DDD plus A-level Mathematics grade B
Access to HE Diploma D: 39 credits
M: 6 credits
P: 0 credits
Typical offer: 60 credits with a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 of which 39 credits must be at Distinction and 6 credits at Merit. Mathematics at Level 3 must be included.
AS The University of Southampton recognises the educational value of taking AS Levels alongside three A-levels and the breadth of studying additional subjects, however all of our programmes express their entry criteria in terms of three subjects offered at A Level with selection decisions being informed, in part, by actual or predicted grades in those subjects (excluding General Studies, Use of Mathematics, and Critical Thinking).
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M2 Typical offer:D3, D3, M2 to include Mathematics at grade M2. Contextual offer: D3, M2, M2 to include Mathematics at grade M2.
Cambridge Pre-U's can be used in combination with other qualifications such as A Levels to achieve the equivalent of the typical offer, where D3 can be used in lieu of A Level grade A or grade M2 can be used in lieu of A Level grade B.
Extended Project The University of Southampton values the Extended Project Qualification. Applicants taking the EPQ in addition to three A levels, will also be made an alternative offer one grade below the standard offer, conditional on an A grade in the EPQ. For more information on the University of Southampton’s EPQ Admissions Policy, please see our EPQ Admissions Policy webpage.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 points Typical offer: Pass, with overall score of 34 points, with 17 points required at higher level: including 5 points in Standard Level Mathematics and and 5 points in Standard Level English.

Contextual offer: Pass, with overall score of 32 points, with 16 points required at higher level: including 5 points in Standard Level Mathematics and 5 points in Standard Level English.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H2, H2, H2, H2, H2 Typical offer: H1 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2, to include Mathematics at H2.
Contextual offer: H1 H2 H2 H2 H3 H3, to include Mathematics at H3.
Unless a more advanced level (Higher Level) is specified in the stated entry requirements, all applicants will be required to have achieved a pass in Mathematics and English at ILC Grade C or O4, the equivalent of GCSE Grade C/ Grade 4.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD DD plus A grade in Mathematics A-level
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) B Typical offer: AA from two A levels and B from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate or ABB from three A Levels and B from Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate. Applicants will require a grade B in AS level Mathematics. Where AS level Mathematics is not available or has not been taken we will consider applicants with alternative qualifications*.

Contextual offer: AB from two A levels and B from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate or BBB from three A Levels and B from Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate. Applicants will require a grade B in AS level Mathematics. Where AS level Mathematics is not available or has not been taken we will consider applicants with alternative qualifications*.

*B grade in A-level Mathematics, Physics or Statistics is accepted in lieu of B grade AS-level Mathematics.

General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.

GCSEs: The University of Southampton requires all applicants to achieve at least a Grade 4 in English and Mathematics GCSEs (taken in England) or a Grade C in both subjects (where taken in Northern Ireland or Wales). Some degree subjects stipulate specific additional GCSE minimum grades, which will be specified as part of the individual degree programme entry requirements.

Contextual admissions: The University of Southampton is committed to widening participation and ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. For more information on the University of Southampton’s Contextual Admissions Policy, please see our contextual admissions webpage.

English Language proficiency for international students: All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. For more information on the University of Southampton’s English Language entry requirements, please see the English Language Proficiency webpage.

AQA Tech Levels: The University accepts the new AQA Tech Level qualification, which must be offered in combination with at least one A Level. For degrees in Engineering, Computing and related subjects, the A Level must be in Mathematics and the units M1 and M2 must be taken. Typical entry criteria for degrees in Engineering will be to achieve an A in the A Level plus D*D in the Tech Level, or A* in the A Level plus DD in the Tech Level. For Computer Science and Information and Technology in Organisations, typical offers will be to achieve an A in the A Level and DD in the Tech Level.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £16,536 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the Fees shown are those charged for entry in September 2019. Fees for entry in September 2020 will be available at the end of August 2019. Please see our website for further details and updates : https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/ug-fees-funding/ug-fees/ug-fees-table.page

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