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Accounting and Finance - BA (Hons)

Accountancy and Finance specialists are highly skilled and in high demand. So, join this unique, top-ranked course and set yourself on the path towards a major professional accountancy qualification and an excellent career.

Degree Details

The course has been designed with your future in mind: developed with input from businesses, our courses ensure you gain the knowledge you need to succeed in the modern world. You’ll learn how to use data for decision making, taxation and managerial accounting, as well as finance in a digital world. You will be able to tailor the course to suit your interests and future ambitions through a range of option modules in your final year.

Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance graduates work in an array of jobs and sectors. Many of our graduates decide to work in a practice whilst completing their professional qualifications. Accountants and finance professionals work in public sector organisations such the NHS and Universities, Banks such as Natwest and Lloyds, accounting firms such as PWC and E&Y, corporations as well as SMEs. You can choose a career in audit, tax, financial accounting, management accounting to name just a few options. We pride ourselves in accompanying our students throughout the degree and beyond, meaning that once you become an LSBU student we work with you to enable you reach your potential and follow the career that suits you.

Entry requirements

  • A Level BBB or:
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or:
  • ACCA: Foundations in Accountancy Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  • ICAEW: Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business
  • AAT level 3 or:
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 120 UCAS points
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions and 21 Merits or:
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

This course covers a broad range of areas including auditing, taxation, corporate finance, company law and economics, practical skills and professional body accreditation. Take a look at the detail below.

Year 1

  • Finance and the Economy
  • The LSBU Discovery Project
  • Elements of Financial Accounting
  • Management and Organisations
  • Data for Decision Making
  • Managerial Accounting

Year 2

  • Managing Business Performance
  • Taxation Practice
  • Professional and Digital Skills
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Finance in a Digital World

Year 3 (optional placement year)

When you complete a placement year, you'll be awarded a differentiated degree entitled BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (with Placement). The assessment of the placement is designed to support and accredit your experience by formalising your personal development outcomes, and by contextualising your prior learning. The production of evidence to a relevant professional body, which includes a minimum of two workplace visits over the year, will provide you with a supportive structure to work in. Regular online contact with tutors, peer-contact and placement support will be maintained throughout the year. Assessment method: 100% coursework.

Year 4

  • Contemporary Audit: Principles & Practice
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Financial Decision Making

How To Apply

London South Bank University

Complete your details and we'll make sure your enquiry is sent to London South Bank University who will contact you to discuss this degree. For more details, feel free to contact one of the educational consultant at EDVISE HUB

Degree Details

The course has been designed with your future in mind: developed with input from businesses, our courses ensure you gain the knowledge you need to succeed in the modern world. You’ll learn how to use data for decision making, taxation and managerial accounting, as well as finance in a digital world. You will be able to tailor the course to suit your interests and future ambitions through a range of option modules in your final year.

Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance graduates work in an array of jobs and sectors. Many of our graduates decide to work in a practice whilst completing their professional qualifications. Accountants and finance professionals work in public sector organisations such the NHS and Universities, Banks such as Natwest and Lloyds, accounting firms such as PWC and E&Y, corporations as well as SMEs. You can choose a career in audit, tax, financial accounting, management accounting to name just a few options. We pride ourselves in accompanying our students throughout the degree and beyond, meaning that once you become an LSBU student we work with you to enable you reach your potential and follow the career that suits you.

Entry requirements

  • A Level BBB or:
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or:
  • ACCA: Foundations in Accountancy Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  • ICAEW: Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business
  • AAT level 3 or:
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 120 UCAS points
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions and 21 Merits or:
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

This course covers a broad range of areas including auditing, taxation, corporate finance, company law and economics, practical skills and professional body accreditation. Take a look at the detail below.

Year 1

  • Finance and the Economy
  • The LSBU Discovery Project
  • Elements of Financial Accounting
  • Management and Organisations
  • Data for Decision Making
  • Managerial Accounting

Year 2

  • Managing Business Performance
  • Taxation Practice
  • Professional and Digital Skills
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Finance in a Digital World

Year 3 (optional placement year)

When you complete a placement year, you'll be awarded a differentiated degree entitled BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (with Placement). The assessment of the placement is designed to support and accredit your experience by formalising your personal development outcomes, and by contextualising your prior learning. The production of evidence to a relevant professional body, which includes a minimum of two workplace visits over the year, will provide you with a supportive structure to work in. Regular online contact with tutors, peer-contact and placement support will be maintained throughout the year. Assessment method: 100% coursework.

Year 4

  • Contemporary Audit: Principles & Practice
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Financial Decision Making

How To Apply

London South Bank University

Complete your details and we'll make sure your enquiry is sent to London South Bank University who will contact you to discuss this degree. For more details, feel free to contact one of the educational consultant at EDVISE HUB

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Duration: Full Time 3 years
Part Time 4 Years

Location: London

Fees: £15400

Next intake: September

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