- In your first year you will learn about the foundations of finance, accounting, management and economics and begin to acquire the basic statistical skills to prepare you for your dissertation in your final year. The modules that you take this year will provide you with a solid base for the more specialised modules of the second and third years.
- Accounting and Finance in Context
- Foundations of Economics
- Foundations of Finance
- Foundations of Financial Accounting
- Introduction to Accounting Theory
- Introduction to Management for Accounting and Finance
- Management and Cost Accounting
- Maths and Statistics for Accounting and Finance
- This is the same first year as the Accounting BSc so it is possible for you to transfer to that course at the end of your first year.
- In your second year you will begin to specialise in specific topics on accounting and finance. On the finance side you will learn the essentials of corporate finance; corporate governance and the pricing of financial futures and forward contracts. You will also learn more advanced management and financial accounting topics. The Research Methods module will help prepare you for your final year dissertation, whilst option modules will allow you to focus on subjects that particularly interest you.
- Accounting, Decision Making and Control
- Corporate Finance
- Corporate Governance
- Financial Markets Products: Futures and Forwards
- Financial Reporting
- Research Methods for Accounting and Finance
Choose one option module from:
- Finance for Small and Medium Enterprises
- Business Law for Accountants
- Plus one option module from:
- Principles of Personal Taxation
- In your final year you will study a range of core advanced modules, including your dissertation - a piece of independent research supported by one-on-one support from an academic tutor. You will also choose from a selection of option modules, giving you the chance to shape your degree around your interests.
- Advanced Financial Accounting
- Advanced Management Accounting
- Dissertation (Accounting and Finance)
Choose three option modules from:
- Accounting for Non-Profit Organisations
- Investment Management
- Advanced Option Pricing
- Behavioural Finance and Investment Strategies
- Audit and Assurance
- Technology and Financial Markets
- Year Abroad or Year in Industry (optional)
- On a ULSB course you have the option of spending your third year gaining work experience on an industry placement or studying abroad at one of our partner institutions. Alternatively you can continue studying and complete your degree in three years.