BA Accounting and Financial Management and Economics modules

This course helps you to understand the role of accounting and financial management within an organisation, as well as providing a solid grounding in modern economic theory and techniques of applied economic analysis.

These modules are for students starting in September 2020. 

Year one

Economics core

Economic Analysis and Policy

Economic Analysis and Policy provides you with an introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis together with examples of their application in order to develop your understanding of the roles in economic policy making.

Mathematical Methods for Economics 1 (non-A Level Maths) or 2 (A Level Maths)

Mathematical Methods for Economics 1 (non-A Level Maths) and 2 (A Level maths) both give an insight into the importance of mathematical methods in economic analysis. Introduces a range of mathematical techniques. Gives an understanding of how and when to apply the techniques. The module will include revision of basic concepts of algebra, equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, differential calculus, optimisation and geometry.

Accounting and Financial Management core

  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Foundations in Financial Management

Year two

Economics core

  • Statistics and Econometrics

Economics options

Two from

  • International Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Intermediate Finance
  • Public Economics
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Economic Decision-making
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics

Accounting and Financial Management core

  • Intermediate Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting

Final year

Economics core

  • Economics in Action

Economics options

Two from:

  • Education Economics
  • Political Economy
  • International Trade
  • Monetary Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Economic Analysis of Inequality and Poverty
  • Economics of Gender and Race
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Economics of Innovation

Accounting and Financial Management core

  • Advances in Financial Accounting
  • Advances in Management Accounting

Accounting and Financial Management options

One from:

  • Company Analysis and Valuation
  • Auditing
  • Taxation in Theory and Practice
  • Case Studies in Accounting and Financial Management

The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it is up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research, funding changes, professional accreditation requirements, student or employer feedback, outcomes of reviews, and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

Information last updated: 4 August 2020


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