B.Sc. On Campus

Accounting and Finance (Hons)

Birmingham City University

36 months
13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The programme of Accounting and Finance (Hons) at Birmingham City University is designed to equip you with the building blocks to become an intellectual and moral professional accountant.


This degree programme of  Accounting and Finance (Hons) at Birmingham City University is aligned to all the right accrediting professional bodies, including the ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA and ICAEW, for maximum exemptions. It will provide you with all you need to succeed in the worlds of accounting, finance and business.

The programme is designed to equip you with the building blocks to become an intellectual and moral business professional.

As you progress, you will become a more effective and creative problem solver, and be able to critically advise individuals and companies in the UK and internationally on a range of accounting-related matters.

There will also be opportunities to experience different graduate roles, with a wide variety of placements and internships on offer to complement your studies and get you industry ready.

What's covered in the course?

This Accounting and Finance course at Birmingham City University covers a range of areas such as accounting, taxation, business economics and law, strategic decision-making, and management, with real-life briefs and projects to work on.

This course offers you the choice of studying for the conventional three years or undertaking an additional professional placement for a year at no extra cost. A year of work experience will not only provide you with real-world experience of your subject, but will also give your employability credentials a substantial boost.

As part of their studies, previous students have worked with renowned names such as AXA Investments, Bentley, Goodyear Dunlop and Volkswagen.

With our practice-based approach to teaching, you'll have the chance to learn from professionally qualified, experienced academics who continue to work with industry. They've worked for companies such as KPMG, BMW and Cadbury Schweppes.

Enhancing employability skills

Your course will prepare and equip you for a career in accountancy, finance, management or business, by relating your studies to the latest practice-based business developments.

Throughout the course, we have regular visits from professional bodies such as the ICAEW, CIMA and ACCA. These visits help ensure that you are learning the exact skills organisations and regulator bodies are looking for. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Foundations
  • Principles of Economics
  • Applied Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Financial Reporting
  • Decision Making for Business and Finance
  • Principles of Taxation
  • Ethics, Corporate Governance and Law
  • Optional Modules
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Not for Profit Accounting and Reporting
  • Banking, Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Integrated Business Research Project
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Financial Management
  • Islamic Accounting and Finance
  • UK and Global Accounting Issues
  • Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BBC or 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Levels
  • OR AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
  • AND GCSE English Language and Maths at grade 4 or above. Must have been achieved at the point of enrolment. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time fee- £1542 per 20 credits

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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