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Accounting and Economics (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
3 years
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About this course

This course will give you an in-depth working knowledge of both economics and accounting. You'll be taught how to use the Bloomberg Trading Suite in your first year. You'll also be encouraged to obtain a Bloomberg Markets Concepts qualification.

BSc Accounting and Economics is taught in conjunction with Southampton Business School. You'll build specialist knowledge of microeconomics (the behaviour of individuals and businesses), macroeconomics (the behaviour of the economy as a whole) and the main concepts of accountancy in this accounting finance and economics degree.

You'll also have the freedom to shape your studies by choosing optional modules to suit your interests or career plans. Topics include international banking, risk management or public economics.

You'll be taught in lectures and small classes, and have access to facilities including the behavioural economics laboratory. You'll also have access to the Bloomberg suite, which is a realistic trading-room environment with access to the most detailed financial data available.

As part of this course you can also:

Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.

Please note: You will be able to apply for exemptions from professional accounting examinations. The following professional bodies allow exemptions for students on this degree: ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW and ICAS.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.