Study BSc Accounting and Finance

    About BSc Accounting and Finance

You will study topics such as asset pricing, corporate finance, financial management, financial reporting, auditing, international finance, management accounting and taxation, as well as other units offered within the school.

In the first year, you will gain skills across the core disciplines of accounting, economics, finance and mathematics before pursuing more specialised units as your interests develop.

In year two, you will learn more advanced theory and techniques in accounting and finance, and have the opportunity to choose some optional units.

In your final year you will study Financial Markets and Corporate Finance, plus five units from a selection of options. These options are mainly from within the School of Economics, Finance and Management, but you will also be able to choose a unit in Law.

    Course structure

    First year

  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 1
  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 2
  • Economic Principles 1
  • Mathematical and Statistical Methods 1
  • 40 credit points of options (usually 2 subjects, for example Organisational Theory and Globalisation and Development)

    Second year

  • Financial Accounting (intermediate)
  • Management Accounting (intermediate)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Applied Quantitative Research Methods
  • 40 credit points of options (usually 2 subjects, for example Taxation and Foundations in Business Law)

    Final year

  • Financial Markets and Advanced Corporate Finance plus Advanced Management Accounting or Financial Reporting, or both
  • 80 credit points of options which must include Financial Reporting or Advanced Management Accounting