The BSc (Hons) Economics with Finance is a three-year full time course. It is based upon the BSc (Hons) Business Economics course delivered in the UK by the Westminster Business School of the University of Westminster, adapted to suit the local context. The course is distinctive with its focus on Finance.

Language of Instruction: ENGLISH

Course Aims

  • To understand theoretical frameworks and their practical application;
  • To analyse economic theories, concepts and problems;
  • To demonstrate knowledge of the core functional areas of Economics;
  • To access, integrate, analyse, generate and evaluate qualitative and quantitative information for effective use.

Core modules

Module name Duration Prerequisites
Introduction to Economics Yearlong None
Fundamentals of Statistics Yearlong None
Mathematics 1 1 Semester None
Financial Accounting 1 Semester None
Corporate Finance 1 Semester None
Microeconomics 1 Semester None
Macroeconomics 1 Semester None
Econometrics 1 Semester None
Management Accounting 1 Semester None
Topics in Microeconomics 1 Semester None
Topics in Macroeconomics 1 Semester None
Dissertation Yearlong None
Financial Securities 1 Semester None

Optional modules

Module name Duration Prerequisites
Industrial Organisation 1 Semester None
Mathematics 2 1 Semester None
International Trade 1 Semester None
Financial Management 1 Semester None
Money and Banking 1 Semester None
Financial Reporting 1 Semester None
Advanced Econometrics 1 Semester None
Strategic Management Accounting and Performance Management 1 Semester None
Applied Policy Analysis 1 Semester None
Investment and Risk Management 1 Semester None
Audit and Assurance 1 Semester None
Principles of Taxation 1 Semester None

Elective modules

Module name Duration Prerequisites
Fundamentals of Information Technology 1 Semester None
Introduction to Business Law 1 Semester None
Or any module from the WIUT module catalogue 1 Semester None

What are the minimum entry requirements for the course?

Entry requirements for the BSc Economics and BSc Economics with Finance have been set in order to select potential students who have proven academic ability and are able to demonstrate solid foundation skills in Mathematics and English. The admissions policy aims to attract and recruit motivated applicants across the full range of possible access routes. Students may have a background in any academic discipline. The over-riding principle upon which admission decisions are based is that applicants should be likely to benefit from and succeed on the course. Intending students will have to meet age, English language, Mathematics and general requirements:

Age Requirement

Normally applicants will have to reach the age of at least 18 years old at the date of enrolment.

For the purpose of this regulation, the academic year runs from 1st October to 30th September.

English Language and Mathematics Requirement

Applicants must:

  • Have had their secondary educations through the medium of English and gained grade C or above in the equivalent of GCSE English; or
  • Have an IELTS score of 6 with a minimum of 6 in the writing component or the equivalent score at TOEFL or other University of Westminster recognised English Test according to the WIUT/UoW conversion table; or
  • Have successfully completed an appropriate International Foundation course and passed an Academic English Language module.
Applicants must have an acceptable level of competence in Mathematics. This could be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A pass in an maths test approved by the University of Westminster; or
  • Grade C or above in GCSE/’O’ Level Mathematics (or its equivalent); or
  • A pass in Quantitative Methods on an appropriate Foundation course.

General Requirements

Applicants must have studied a broad range of subjects and have a school leaving certificate equivalent to GCSE/’O’ Level e.g. the Uzbek Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat).

In addition applicants should satisfy at a minimum one of the following requirements, namely:

  • Successfully completion of an appropriate International Foundation course which includes a pass on an Academic English module or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of the WIUT Lyceum’s Attestat, and the WIUT International Foundation, course including the Academic English module;
  • Successful completion of the first year of an appropriate degree course in a recognised Uzbek or similar university; or
  • Two GCE A level passes (in any subject excluding mother tongue), plus three GCSE passes at grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics; or NC/ND or HNC/HND. (The range of academic disciplines studied is not hereby restricted, but certain vocational courses such as City and Guilds would not satisfy the admissions requirements.); or
  • An Advanced General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ); or
  • Any other equivalent qualification normally accepted as entry requirements (e.g. International Baccalaureate, etc).

How to Apply?

Online application to WIUT for 2017/18 Academic year opens on the 6th of February 2017. All applicants must apply through electronic system.