BSc in Economics and Management
Who is it for?
If you wish to obtain a general education in those disciplines that underlie the theory and practice of Management, while still specializing in Economics.
If you are interested in general management or if you want to pursue further training in management and corporate disciplines.
Wish to undertake in-depth study of economics with management options that enable you to look critically at management issues.
The degree consists of 12 courses when taken through the Standard Route
Strength of the degree:
The degree will be valued by employers who are looking  for people who can demonstrate logical and quantitative reasoning (e.g accountancy, banking and general management)
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- Course Plan at AAST
This half course develops basic mathematical methods and will emphasise their applications to problems in economics, management and related areas.
This half course introduces students to the basic statistical concepts which they may need to understand and use in the other courses they intend to study in their degree or diploma.
This course provides an introduction to financial and management accounting. It is aimed at providing a broad understanding of the theory and practice of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management, both for non-specialist students and as a foundation for further study in the area.
This course does not focus on the technical aspects, but rather examines the basic principles and underlying concepts and the ways in which accounting statements and financial information can be used to improve the quality of decision-making.
The course provides an introduction to business and management with particular emphasis on their international dimension
This course introduces students to the most influential and compelling theories designed by macroeconomists to explain issues related to the determination of output, unemployment and inflation. Students will acquire a logical and consistent framework for understanding the main macroeconomic facts and events, and develop the ability to employ the correct macroeconomic tool(s) to explain specific macroeconomic issues and justify policy proposals.
EC1002 & MT105a
This course is designed to equip students with the economic principles which are necessary to analyse a whole range of economic problems. It builds on the foundations of economic analysis provided in course EC1002 Introduction to economics.
EC4115 and MT105a
This course is aimed at students who are interested in understanding asset pricing and corporate finance. It provides a theoretical framework used to address issues in project appraisal and financing,the pricing of risk, securities valuation, market efficiency, capital
structure, and mergers and acquisitions. It provides students with the tools required for further studies in financial intermediation and investments.
EC1002 & MT105a
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of marketing and
marketing management. The approach taken in this course will enable students to gain a broad understanding of the theoretical and practical issues surrounding marketing decision making..
EC1002 or SC1021
Management science deals with decision making within a managerial context. It
encompasses a number of systematic approaches to making decisions in problems often encountered by managers. In the modern world, intuition in decision making can be an unsafe guide. The distinctive feature of management science is the construction of an explicit, simplified model of relevant aspects of the decision making situation under study. Such models are often based on quantitative mathematical approaches, but may at times have a more qualitative character.
ST104a & MT105a
This half course develops further the basic mathematical methods introduced in MT1005a Mathematics 1, and also demonstrates further applications in economics, finance and management.
This half course requires the student to develop the concepts introduced in ST104a Statistics 1 of measurement and hypothesis testing.
Econometrics is the application of statistical methods to the quantification and critical assessment of hypothetical economic relationships using data. This course gives students
an opportunity to develop an understanding of econometrics to a standard that will equip them to understand and evaluate most applied analysis of cross-sectional data
and to be able to undertake such analysis themselves.
ST104a (or ST104b) and MT1005a (or MT105b)
The course covers the main areas of general management and the intellectual foundations