What are some degree programs at the University of Southampton?


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Degree programs at the University of Southampton in England include undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research programs. Fields include Accounting and Finance, Biochemistry, Criminology, Geography and Economics. The school also offers free Massive Open Online Courses, as well as professional development programs for those in the workforce.

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Accounting and Finance courses cover topics including accounting and finance theory and methods, interpreting financial data, practicing investment, understanding and managing of risk and the valuation of financial assets. The social science context of accounting and finance provides a backdrop for some of the degrees in this field.

Students of Southampton's BSc Biochemistry program study biochemical systems, advances in biochemistry and the relationship between the subject and forensic science. Modules include Macromolecules of Life, Core Skills in the Life Sciences, Metabolism & Metabolic Disorders and Flow of Genetic Information. The modules within the PG Dip/MSc Criminology program teach students the basic principles of criminal behavior and criminal justice, and also include optional courses in cyber security and contemporary theories of justice.

Students in the geography postgraduate taught program can choose courses in the Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing, Geo-information Science and Earth Observation or Sustainability - Remote Sensing & GIS pathway as their focuses. The post-graduate research program in economics enables students to carry out original research in the field.

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