Studying accounting and finance together with economics helps you to develop the skills demanded by the modern accountancy profession while examining wider issues such as economic growth, sustainable development and international trade.
Accountants are probably best known for checking the validity of company accounts – auditing – but they also devise and operate financial systems, conduct investment analysis, advise on business start-ups, company takeovers and company rescue schemes, and handle individuals' and corporations' tax affairs.
This programme has been developed to respond to the needs and expectations of the modern accountancy profession. You will be supported to develop the confidence and skills you need to follow the path that most interests you.Economics
Economics examines some of the profound issues in our life and times, including: economic growth and sustainable development, emerging market economies, financial and monetary crises, environmental and natural resource problems, international trade and aid to poor countries.