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BSc in Finance and Accounting

Brunel University London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 22,379

Course Accredited By

ACCA

  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
The Brunel Finance and Accounting BSc provides students with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to successfully pursue careers in accountancy and other roles across the financial sector.
  • This ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW accredited degree will give you a solid grounding in the theories and practices of finance and accounting and a clear understanding of the regulatory and social frameworks in which these disciplines operate.
  • In the first two years you’ll explore core subjects such as financial markets, financial accounting and reporting, management accounting and corporate finance and investment.
  • You’ll also study econometrics and develop sought-after skills in data modelling and get training in analytical packages widely used by business and financial institutions such as SAS, EViews, Bloomberg, Reuters and STATA.
  • In your final year, you can tailor your course to specialist area including auditing, taxation, financial engineering and behavioural finance.
  • We offer two study options. You can choose three years full-time or four years full-time with a one-year professional placement between years two and three that will give you hands-on experience in a real-life working environment.
  • As this finance and accounting degree is accredited by the ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW, you will receive exemptions in some professional papers depending on your module choices.
  • In the ever-changing, increasingly complex world of business and finance, employers are looking for job candidates with the analytical and technical skills required to keep up with new realities. Your Brunel BSc will give you that expertise and improve your career prospects whether in the accountancy profession, financial services, or a financial role in industry or government.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

UK entry requirements

  • GCE A-level BBB including grade B in Maths or Maths & Statistics (General Studies not accepted).
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDM in any subject and A-level Maths or Maths & Statistics at grade B.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DM in a related subject and an A-level Maths or Maths & Statistics at grade B.
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D in any subject and A-levels grade BC including Maths or Maths & Statistics.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 30 points, including 5 in Higher Level Maths.
  • Obtain a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3 and grade B in A level Maths or Maths & Statistics.
  • A minimum of five GCSEs are required, including GCSE Mathematics Grade C or Grade 4 and GCSE English Language Grade C or grade 4.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)
  • This finance and accounting course is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the principles of finance and expertise in core accountancy practices.
  • Your studies will consists of compulsory and optional modules and a final 10,000-word dissertation. 
  • This course can be studied 3 years full-time or 4 years full-time with placement, starting in September.

Year 1
Compulsory

  • EC1005 - Mathematics for Economics and Finance
  • EC1010 - Microeconomic Principles
  • EC1020 - Macroeconomic Principles
  • EC1030 - Financial Markets
  • EC1040 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • EC1601 - Professional Skills and Statistics

Year 2
Compulsory

  • EC2003 - Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis
  • EC2004 - Company Law and Regulation
  • EC2024 - Corporate Finance
  • EC2025 - Corporate Investment
  • AF2601 - Management Accounting
  • Optional
  • EC2603 - Econometrics for Finance
  • AF2604 - Research Methods for Accountancy Project

Year 3
Compulsory

  • AF3608 - Advanced Financial Reporting
  • EC3000 - Economics Project
  • AF3607 - Accountancy Project

Optional

  • EC3064 - Financial Theory and Corporate Policy
  • EC3065 - Financial Engineering
  • EC3601 - Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • EC3607 - Risk Management
  • EC3608 - Further Econometrics
  • AF3602 - Auditing and Assurance
  • AF3609 - Taxation
  • UK 
  • £9,250 full-time 
  • £1,385 placement year 
  • Fees quoted are per year and may be subject to an annual increase. Home undergraduate student fees are regulated and are currently capped at £9,250 per year; any changes will be subject to changes in government policy. 
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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