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Accounting and Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #44 (QS) Online
Developed by academics at LSE, this degree will give you a thorough grounding in the principles of accounting and finance. It is ideal if you are aspiring towards careers in the accountancy profession or if you are already professionally qualified and now would like to take a degree.

About

Successful completion of a degree, with Honours, may allow a student to progress topostgraduate study in the degree field or a related area or to undertake further professional qualifications.Within the programmes there is a natural progression between the levels. A student who passes the 100 courses (FHEQ Level 4) will have the essential introduction to that subject.The 200 and 300 courses (FHEQ Level 5 and 6) build on the 100 courses and provideopportunity to develop a more detailed understanding. Although the courses may not inthemselves be more difficult, students will develop a greater understanding and a

sophistication of thinking as they work through the courses.

The programmes aim to:

  • promote independent critical and evaluative skills, and intellectual curiosity for lifelong learning;
  • expand knowledge and understanding of the chosen discipline;
  • promote analytical, creative and imaginative engagement with theory, research and practice in the chosen discipline;
  • encourage self-development into professionally organised and interactive individuals by practicing skills of selection, assimilation and communication. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular optional meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to economics
  • Statistics 1 (half course) and
  • Mathematics 1 (half course)
  • Principles of banking and finance
  • Principles of accounting
  • One course (or two half courses) from Selection groups F1 or F2

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    107

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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

For access to the BSc Accounting and Finance degree, you will usually meet the following criteria:

  • Age 17+ by 30 November in the year of registration
  • Satisfy our General Entrance Requirements
  • Mathematics to UK GCSE Level (Grade C) or equivalent.

Even if you don’t meet the standard requirements, we will consider each application on its own merits. Our Admissions Panel will consider whether any alternative/incomplete qualifications or work experience you have are suitable for entry to the programme.

Technological Requirements

All students must have regular access to a computer and the internet. This may be for accessing the Student Portal, downloading course materials from the virtual learning environment or accessing resources from the Online Library. You will also need suitable hardware capacity on your computer for document storage as well as basic software such as a PDF reader.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5601 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5601 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5601 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5601 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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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