Accounting With Economics - BA (Hons) - Part-time

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Accounting With Economics - BA (Hons) - Part-time

Edinburgh Napier University
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These days, accounting is about so much more than crunching numbers. The added focus on economics in this course will widen the application of your accounting skills to include strategic roles which explore and utilise trends in the global marketplace and national economies. This will further enhance your career opportunities. Accounting and economics at corporate level is complex, and brings into a play a number of expert skills.

In this course, you'll develop the skills, creative thinking and strategic planning that you'll need to successfully chart a business' course through financial waters. Most importantly, this course is accredited by the major UK accounting institutes including the I…

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These days, accounting is about so much more than crunching numbers. The added focus on economics in this course will widen the application of your accounting skills to include strategic roles which explore and utilise trends in the global marketplace and national economies. This will further enhance your career opportunities. Accounting and economics at corporate level is complex, and brings into a play a number of expert skills.

In this course, you'll develop the skills, creative thinking and strategic planning that you'll need to successfully chart a business' course through financial waters. Most importantly, this course is accredited by the major UK accounting institutes including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). Useful for rapid progression into the industry, these accreditations indicate the strength and industry-relevance of this course. The Accounting and Finance group also received the highest possible recognition from the UK's Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the quality of its teaching. Through this course, you'll learn and develop a combination of accounting, economics and other business skills' including specific accounting techniques and policies relating to corporate finance, tax, auditing, corporate governance and statistics. You'll learn to use relevant IT systems, and acquire relevant knowledge of law, economics and the economic environment. In addition, transferable skills of time management, project management, communication, collection and management of data, and IT skills will all serve you well in the future, whatever your eventual field of work. View Full Screen

What's involved You will study up to 5 modules each year over two trimesters; the pace of completion will be determined by you and your individual circumstances. As a part-time student you will study alongside full-time students with flexibility being offered through the number of modules you choose to study, as your work and personal commitments dictate. The course will involve a combination of lectures, tutorials, workshops, directed learning and independent study. While the bulk of the course is identical to that of the BA Accounting degree, economics modules will also be incorporated. The course comprises four stages, equivalent to 4 years full-time. Each stage is made up of 6 modules.On successful completion of Stage 3 you will be eligible for unclassified degree. On successful completion of Stage 4 you will be eligible for an Honours degree . Below you will find an indication of the compulsory modules you could study. These will be supplemented with choices from a course-specific option pool: Stage 1 Financial Accounting; Management Accounting; Introduction to the Financial Services Sector; Principles of Economics; Accounting Information Systems; plus one option module Stage 2 Corporate Accounting; Business & Corporate Law; Reporting Corporate Performance; Financial Management; Management Science & Statistics; World Economy Stage 3 Advanced Corporate Reporting; Advanced Management Accounting; Corporate Financial Management; Business Economics; plus two option modules Stage 4 Dissertation, plus four option modules For detailed information on individual modules, visit the Module Description page If you are interested in a career in Accountancy and Finance, the BA Accounting with Economics degree offers exemptions from ICAS, ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA.

Requirements at a glance Entry to the course Typical year 1 SQA HigherBBCC A LevelCCC Irish Leaving CertificateB3, B3, B3, B3 Subjects requiredStandard Grade (3 or above) English and Maths, GCSE (Grade C or above) English and Maths Typical year 2 SQA Advanced Higher A Level300 UCAS Points from Advanced Highers/ 3 A Levels, in Business-related courses HNCAccounting course, with A in Graded Unit Typical year 3 HNDAccounting course, with AB in SQF level 8 Graded UnitsFees Table Fees 2012/132013/14 Scottish/EU £305£305per 20 creditsRest of UK £1,085£1,105per 20 creditsOverseas £1,615£1,680per 20 credits Fees displayed are correct at the time of publication but the University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees at any time, and without notice, before or after the student's admission to the University. Tuition fees are reviewed annually and will rise each year during your programme of study, at least in line with inflation.

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