801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Accounting and Economics - Sheffield Hallam University

Obtain a broad understanding of accounting and economics within the business environment. Learn to practically apply theoretical concepts. Study from evolving course content to reflect the continually changing world economy. Undertake an one year optional paid work placement. Over 90% of our graduates secure jobs or go on to further study within six months of graduation. This course will help you develop a broad understanding of accounting and economics but give you the ability to specialise in accounting or economics in your final year. **How you learn** Learning, teaching and assessment activities encourage you to develop key skills such as problem solving, numeracy, IT skills, as well as a deep and critical knowledge of the subject matter of the programme, and are designed to foster those employability attributes (for example, reflection on learning, personal development planning, interpersonal communication skills) identified as important in modern organisations. All modules make a significant contribution to the employability pathway by providing students with a real life context to the topics they cover and by requiring them to use such skills as independent research, teamwork and presentations. This is done by using case studies, real life examples and scenarios, which form the backbone of the employability policy by engaging you in the study and evaluation of industry sectors and at the same time developing key graduate skills such as literacy, critical thinking, personal organisation and time management. There are specific employability modules identified at each level, which allow you to gain a good understanding of the roles available to you. They help you understand how to go about searching and applying for such roles, and culminating in the final year with a consultancy project that enables each student to demonstrate their critical and problem solving capabilities and the opportunity to be creative and innovative. Between your second and final years, we help and encourage you to complete an optional one year paid work placement. This enables you to apply and develop your knowledge and skills in a real business environment. Previous students have gained placements with organisations such as Astra Zeneca, GE Capitalm IBM, the Metropolitan Police and Oxford Economics. We have an excellent employment record with over 90% of our graduates on related accounting and economics courses securing jobs or going on to further study within six months of graduation. **Applied learning** You will learn within formal teaching sessions and during guided and independent study, including collaborative group work. You will be provided with tasks, exercises, resources, and references to additional useful learning materials to access, utilise and respond to as part of your study programme. Your learning incorporates real life context to the topics you cover where possible by requiring you to use such skills as independent research, teamwork and presentations. The accounting focus of the course is designed in consultation with the main professional accountancy bodies. **You learn through** lectures seminars workshops research independent and group study optional work placement

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,650