Queen's University Belfast

Economics and Accounting (BSc Joint Hons)

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Program Information

School:Queen's University Belfast
Faculty:Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/Queen's Management School
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Accounting
Economics, General
Description:Economics is concerned with how people make choices in conditions of resource scarcity and the results of these choices for society. Many of the world’s most pressing issues such as global warming/climate change, underdevelopment, rising inequality, inflation and financial instability are economic in nature. In understanding these problems, economists make use of a wide variety of analytical techniques borrowed from numerous other fields including history, philosophy, mathematics and statistics.

A BSc Economics degree provides you with an opportunity to develop a firm understanding of human behaviour, not only in commerce, but also in wider society. The models used by economists are as much qualitative (expressed in words) as they are quantitative (mathematical). This is reflected in our BSc programmes as students will be provided the opportunity to gain quantitative, analytical, computing, presentation, and writing skills. These transferable skills are highly sought after across industry, and also provide an excellent platform for future entrepreneurs.

URL:Economics and Accounting (BSc Joint Hons) at Queen's University Belfast
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $26,891

Cost per year has been converted from British Pounds (£15,100) to Canadian Dollars. The actual cost may vary due to exchange rate.
Careers:AccountantsSecurities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   Mathematics 

The minimum requirement is usually 75 - 80% overall, although some programmes do require higher grades and may specify exact grade requirements in relevant subjects.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

If English is not your native language, you will need to demonstrate a minimum level of English. An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each test component or an equivalent acceptable qualification is required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 15, 2017

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