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- 4 years
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Economics at Edinburgh Business School is underpinned by the work of globally active researchers and has the 3rd highest levels of student satisfaction in the UK (NSS2019). This joint degree prepares you to make a difference with specialist knowledge.
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MA (Hons) Economics and Accountancy at Edinburgh Business School will give you the skills to investigate, analyse and answer global economic questions and a specialist understanding of accounting theories and practice.
This degree does not require prior knowledge of the core disciplines of economics and accountancy. Study begins at an introductory level and the degree has a flexible structure to enable students to tailor their studies so that they can pursue their own interests.
As a result, graduates are able to embark upon successful careers, especially in accounting, banking, finance, the civil service and a wide range of management roles, or pursue further study in economics and related disciplines.
Your learning will be underpinned by the knowledge of highly respected economists who design and teach our courses with a real-world focus that stems directly from their global research into economic issues.
Accounting courses are taught with an industry-focus by academics and experienced practitioners and many are accredited by major professional bodies in the UK.
Heriot-Watt University is accredited as a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner, recognising us as a leader in experiential learning in the area of finance.