Open to Home and EU students our BSc Accounting with Economics (including foundation year) will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge as well as improves your academic skills. This four-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of undergraduate study. Our compulsory English language and academic skills module supplements your academic subjects. Understanding the financial drivers of business underpins leadership, strategy and planning, and governance and ethics are essential for a fast-paced career. You are taught by experts with both academic and private sector experience giving you a firm grounding in all aspects of accounting. You apply the concepts and theories of accounting and economics to the world of business. Your study of accounting includes modules in financial and management accounting. Financial accounting modules not only focus on the preparation of financial statements, but also on theoretical aspects of accounting such as the need for accounting standards and conceptual frameworks. Management accounting is concerned with supplying information to internal users and topics include costing, budgeting and performance evaluation. You study microeconomics in your second year but can tailor the study of economics in your fourth year depending on your preferences. Options include Macroeconomics, International Trade and Environmental Economics.
**The course starting in January 2019 is currently open. Please go directly to UCAS Apply.**
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Essex was amazing! The campus was seriously beautiful, had many a lovely afternoon sat by the lake on campus trying to revise. There’s a great community feel here, everyone is very friendly and there are amazing support services at the Union. Be sure to pick the right accommodation – if you’re ready to party every night, stay at the Towers, where no-one ever sleeps! If you’re a quieter type, the South Courts are a bit more relaxed although there’s still parties to be had. My teachers were also amazing, and I had a great time on my course.
Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
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