Bachelor of Science

BSc Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is an undergraduate degree that is designed to give you a significant boost towards becoming a qualified accountant. Recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), successful completion of this course will exempt you from nine ACCA papers, giving you a great head start on your career ambitions. If you’ve got a head for numbers and an interest in the world of modern finance, particularly the field of accounting, then this could be the course for you.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

A Level grades BBC

GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English, or equivalent

Requirements for the Foundation Year differ from those listed.

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Next start date

September 2020

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UCAS code

N4N3 (Full-time 3 year)

N43N (Foundation 4 year)


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On successful completion of an undergraduate degree our Business School students can progress onto a business Master's with us for free. T&C's apply.

Students can choose to attend our International Leadership Summer School in Berlin at the end of the second year to boost leadership skills and sample Berlin.

We have 5 campuses across the UK. Sample more than one city during your studies choosing from London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham.

Course Details

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Our Accounting and Finance degree is designed for students who would like to pursue a career in finance, particularly if you have an interest in the field of accounting.

We want to make sure that you complete this course with confidence in your skills and the ability to step out into the working world, or pursue further study. That’s why we have tailored your studies to ensure you will acquire the knowledge and skills employers are looking for, along with a strong understanding of the current practices and topics in modern accounting and finance.

This course is recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be exempt from nine ACCA papers.

Foundation Year

You can also choose to take a Foundation Year before you start your degree. This introductory year focuses on developing an understanding of the business sector and the key skills required to undertake the three year degree. The Foundation Year involves studying six modules to develop necessary skills and introduce you to key concepts to enable progression onto our three year Business degrees.

Entry requirements for the Foundation Year are different than for our three year degrees. For full details, check our Entry Requirements page.

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Our law and business programmes will be available in September. That’s our guarantee.

T&Cs apply.

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Course Structure

  • Introduction to Finance 
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Management
  • Numeracy Skills for Business
  • Academic and Report Writing
  • Essentials of Management
  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Business Environment
  • Managing and Leading People
  • Leading Change
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting for Business
  • Introduction to Taxation (UK)
  • Finance

Compulsory modules

  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Strategic Management
  • Effective Managerial Decision Making

Elective modules (choose two)

  • Audit
  • Advanced Taxation (UK)
  • Global Leadership
  • Creativity Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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Get a free Master’s

Our Business School students have the chance to take a free business Master’s course on successful completion of their undergraduate degree.

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Course Start Dates

  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
    • Full-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
    • Full-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham

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Course Information


To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdowns.

Please note: These documents are still being developed, please check back at a later date to get a full breakdown of the dates for this course.



Assessments may consist of individual in-class tests, individual reports, in-class group presentations, group projects and exams.


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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying


Applications for all our undergraduate Business courses are now open.

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UK/EU students per year: £9,250
International students per year: £13,750

If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.



We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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