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Accounting and Finance (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
Accounting and finance professionals play a vital role in today's economy. The Accounting and Finance (Honours) degree from Middlesex University is for aspiring accountants wishing to build a successful career in the profession.
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Overview

Why study the BA in Accounting and Finance (Hons) at Middlesex University?

You will gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and finance and learn to understand management concepts within an international business context. BA Accounting and Finance is the ideal first step to becoming a qualified accountant. You can also choose to study Spanish or Mandarin as part of your degree, to ensure you stand out in a competitive job market.

Work placements are an invaluable opportunity to gain employability skills so we have introduced two options by which you can integrate into your time at Middlesex. Those who wish to do a placement can take either a 36-week sandwich placement in Year 3 as part of a 4-year degree or two 18 week summer placements allowing you to complete your degree within 3 years.

Middlesex University is in the top 5 in London and in the top 300 worldwide for Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide and Times Higher Education World University Rankings).

Course highlights

  • Our links with the UK's leading professional bodies, including the ACCA, ICAEW and CIMA ensure that, upon graduation, students receive a number of exemptions from professional exams
  • We cover the costs of students to join the ACCA's Accelerate and CIMA University schemes which gives graduating students associated membership of both bodies, offering further reductions in professional exam fees and access to professional body employability and academic resources, and networking
  • Students will learn to use industry-standard accounting programmes, including Sage and OneSource, with the opportunity to gain a CIMA certificate in Sage. Our Financial Markets Lab also gives students access to finance software such as Bloomberg and Datastream

Career

An Accounting and Finance degree opens the doors to a range of careers, many with excellent progression and competitive salaries such as Trainee Accountant, Audit Trainee, Financial Risk Analyst, Finance Assistant, and Credit Controller. Previous graduates have progressed into careers with a wide range of prestigious organisations including:

  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Deloitte
  • Grant Thornton
  • Philips
  • Centrica
  • City Bank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Leadenhall Finance
  • Royal Mail
  • Hacker Young
  • John Lewis

You can pursue a career as a professional accountant following accreditation (setting you on the path to becoming a professional accounting).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time with placement

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Corporate Responsibility and Ethics 
  • Management Accounting 
  • Financial Business Environment
  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Applied Financial Accounting OR Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Applied Management Accounting OR Advanced Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Financial Mathematics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

  • 112 UCAS points
  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
    • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
    • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
    • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
    • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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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  • Part-time UK/EU students: £77 per taught credit
  • Part-time International students: £112 per taught credit

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

You can apply for a student loan to cover the cost of your tuition during your studies. This loan means that you will not have to pay fees upfront yourself and instead can repay the cost of your degree once you have graduated and are earning over a certain amount.

If this is your second undergraduate degree, at the same level or lower than what you previously studied, you may not be eligible for a student loan.

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