Business with Finance and Economics

Robert Gordon University


Year 1
You will be introduced to the key business functions of marketing, accounting and human resource management in Year 1. In addition, you will tackle specialist modules in economics and the emerging area of sustainability management. Through studying a range of modules you will develop the intellectual and practical skills to form the foundation for your degree.

Year 2
You can continue your studies in Aberdeen or can opt to spend one semester studying abroad. Modules undertaken provide more focus on your chosen specialism with personal and business finance and business economics all featuring You will also build on the foundations introduced in year 1 with a focus on entrepreneurship and business law.

Year 3
In year 3 you have four options: a year-long placement, an academic year at one of our partner institution abroad, a taught route or the ‘Connect to Business’ route offering you the flexibility to tailor your study to your own interests and career aspirations.

Year 4
Year 4 is the pinnacle of your course. Your learning will take on a more strategic and global focus. You will examine the purpose of key international organisations and will explore corporate financial decision making. You will also undertake a significant piece of independent research in the form of a thesis. For this you will receive guidance and support from a dedicated Thesis Supervisor.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB
Widening access entry: 3 - 4 Highers at BBB or BBCC

Advanced entry to 2nd year available with Advanced Highers at BBC.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

4 years


Aberdeen Business School

SCQF Level



Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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