Regulations for the Honours Degree Programmes in
ECONOMICS WITH ACCOU
These Programme Regulations refer to the conduct o
f the Programmes in session 2010/11
and should be read in conjunction with the Regulation XX of the University Regulations
and the relevant Module Specifications. Notice of change will be given by the Department
responsible for the programme.
for the programme rests with the
Division of Economics
within the School of Business and Economics
The programme leads to the Degree of Bachelor of Science.
The duration of the programme is either 6 semesters or 8 semesters if students undertake
a year abroad (Part I) which occurs between Part B and Part C. Permission to transfer to
the 8 semester programme will be at the discretion of the
Deputy Director of L
Students must have a total modular weighting of 120 credits per year. This must include
the compulsory modules. The remaining optional modules may be chosen to give a
60:60 split over the two semesters, or alternativ
ely, 50:70 or 70:50.
The prefixes on module codes represent the credit levels as follows:
Economics with Accounting Introductory Modules
Semester 1 and 2 COMPULSORY MODULES:
Financial Accounting Fundamentals
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Semester 1 COMPULSORY MODULES
BSA025 Introduction to law
Semester 2 COMPULSARY MODULES
Introduction to Management Accounting
Economics with Accounting
Management Accounting A
Introduction to Finance
Economics of the Financial System
Intermediate Financial Accounting
Part I : Optional Year Abroad (8 semester programme only)
During the Year Abroad students will undertake a programme of study as specified by the
Division of Economics within the School of Business and Economics
Economics with Accounting
Advanced Financial Accounting
Management Accounting and Control
ECC004 Financial Econometrics and Asset Pricing
Economics of Industry and the Firm
Corporate Finance and Derivatives
ECC011 Introduction to Econometrics
Monetary Theory and Policy
Developments in Macroeconomics
Criteria for Progression
In order to progress from Part A to Part B
candidates must accumulate 100 credits
and obtain a minimum of 30% in remaining modules.
In order to progress from Part B to Part C candidates must accumulate at least 200
credits including at least 100 from degree level modules taken in Part B
and obtain a
minimum of 30% in remaining modules.
Candidates will be required to obtain 100 credits at 40% or above, plus a minimum
mark of 20% in any remaining modules, in accordance with Regulation XX(26).
Criteria for Degree Award
Candidates will be eligible for the appropriate undergraduate award when they have
accumulated the following minimum credits.
Degree of Bachelor (Honours Degree)
300 credits, not less than 100 of which shall have accrued from degree level modules
in Part C, in not less than 6 semesters.
The criteria for completion of Part C and the award of the degree are set out in Regulation
Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purpose of Final Degree
degree classification will be determined on the basis of performance in
degree level Module Assessments in Parts B and C in accordance with the sc
out in Regulation XX.
The average percentage marks for each Part will be combined in
the ratio Part B
30% : Part C 70% to determine the final Programme Mark.
A Diploma in Professional Studies will be awarded to students who have satisfactorily
completed the programme of study required for Part I.
Candidates must accumulate
60 credits in a Part of a Programme in order to be
eligible for reassessment in the relevant Part during the University’s Special Assessment
Provision will be made in accordance with Regulation XX for candidates who have the
right of reassessment
in any Part of the programme to undergo re
assessment in the
University's Special Assessment Period.
Final year students will be eligible to enter to the University’s Special Assessment Period
providing they have accumulated at least 60 credits in Part C
If a student registers to resit a module, they will be required to resit all failed components
of that module (ie if their coursework mark was less then 40% they must resit the
coursework and if their exam mark was less than 40% they must resit t
he exam). If a
student resits the coursework element of a module and there was more than 1
coursework assignment for that module, then the student would be required to resit all
coursework assignments in which they achieved a mark below 40%. Marks for el
of a module not being re
sat will be carried forward.
Accreditation for Economics with Accountancy
In order to retain exemptions from foundation
level professional courses (under the
requirements of the professional bodies) following graduatio
n, candidates must achieve a
minimum mark of 40% overall and 35% in each assessed component in core modules as defined
by the various professional bodi
es for accreditation purposes.
The core modules are those in
accounting and law.
Updated May 2010