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Accounting and Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Specialising in Accounting and Finance at Royal Holloway University of London means that you will benefit from the in-depth knowledge of our academic experts.  You will study the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting and finance and obtain a thorough knowledge of both theory and practice.

About

Your studies will be grounded in the wider business environment, providing you with an understanding of international business, information systems, strategy, and ethical decision-making.  You will receive individual attention and the flexibility to take specialist options, such as business law, auditing and taxation.

This Accounting and Finance programme at  Royal Holloway University of London is accredited by CIMA, CPA, CIPFA and ICAEW professional bodies. You may apply to the professional bodies for exemptions from some of their examinations. The number of exemptions depend on the options you choose and the marks you obtain on your modules.

As well as graduating with enhanced knowledge of accounting and finance, you will have commercial awareness, the ability to communicate clearly,work in a team, analyse and solve problems, and manage your time effectively. As a graduate you will be able to apply for exemptions and/or credit for prior learning from selected professional accounting bodies we have agreed exemptions with. 

Career:

An Accounting and Finance degree at Royal Holloway University of London offers you a route into the accounting profession, and it can also lead into a wider range of careers in business.  It is highly regarded by employers because of the deep understanding of accounting and finance in the context of the business environment combined with valuable interpersonal and transferable skills that can be taken directly into the workplace.  

  • Full-time employment or further study achieved by 90% of graduates within six months of graduation (Unistats).
  • Graduates entered accounting firms, investment banks, trusts and government departments in roles such as financial analyst, finance broker, government economist and trainee chartered accountant.
  • Graduate appointments have included Associate at Ernst and Young, Trainee Accountant at Garners Chartered Accountants and Financial Analyst at Johnson and Johnson.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Financial Accounting
  •  Introduction to Management Accounting
  •  Introduction to Finance
  •  Quantitative Methods
  •  International Business
  •  Financial Reporting
  •  Management Accounting for Performance and Decision Making
  •  Corporate Finance
  •  Strategic Management
  •  Managerial Economics

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

  • A-levels: AAB - ABB
  • A-level Mathematics, or GCSE Mathematics at grade B or 6
  • At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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There are no single associated costs greater than £50 per item on this course.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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