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Economics and Accounting MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: LN14

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Introducing MA Economics and Accounting

This combined programme is particularly useful if you are planning to take accountancy qualifications after graduation.

The learning outcomes of the two subjects are complementary, both in terms of knowledge and wider-ranging skills such as IT and data interpretation (for example: corporate and public sector accounts).

How will I learn?

Courses are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops and web-based learning. The Economics Help Desk offers students help and support throughout their programme. The peer assisted learning scheme, EconPALS, aims to help first year students develop their learning and study strategies.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by exams and coursework, including problems sets, essays, and project reports, and presentations. In Year 4 you will complete an honours dissertation.

Career opportunities

Our graduates are highly regarded by employers. The skills you develop will equip you for careers in accountancy, business, management and consultancy, or for work in aid agencies, not-for-profit organisations or government departments. Many graduates have entered the finance sector and some large financial firms actively recruit Edinburgh graduates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at B, or AS Mathematics at A (if A Level not taken). GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 103 4

    20th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    176 80%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    98th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    179 80%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    58th

    4

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