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Accounting and Finance with Study Abroad, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #49 (QS) Bristol, United Kingdom
This Accounting and Finance with Study Abroad degree from University of Bristol extends our three-year BSc course to four years, with your third year spent studying accounting and finance in English at a university abroad, before returning to Bristol for your final year. 

About

The Accounting and Finance with Study Abroad course from University of Bristol combines the challenging, broad academic content of all our accounting degrees with an overseas dimension that reflects the international nature of modern business.

To join this degree apply initially to BSc Accounting and Finance or BSc Economics and Accounting; during your first year you can then put your name forward for consideration for the 'with Study Abroad' course. Allocation of places is merit-based, depending on your first-year examination results.

Course structure

Years one and two cover underpinning material in financial and management accounting, corporate finance and applied quantitative research methods, as well as the option to choose modules in economics, business law, management, taxation and a variety of open units from across the University.

You will spend year three studying modules in accounting and finance at a partner institution overseas, taught in English. Currently, we have links with universities in continental Europe, Australia, South Korea and Singapore. Find out more about opportunities to study overseas at Global Opportunities.

You will return to Bristol for your fourth year to study financial markets, advanced financial reporting, advanced corporate finance and advanced management accounting.

Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

  • The Association of International Accountants (AIA) 
  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) 
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) 
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 
  • Economic Principles 
  • Mathematical and Statistical Methods 
  • Globalisation and Development
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Applied Quantitative Research Methods
  • Intermediate Economics
  • History of Economic Thought

English Language Requirements

  • 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:

    100

    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:

    68

    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.

General Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: AAA including Mathematics, or A AB including A in Mathematics
  • A-level Contextual offer: ABB including A in Mathematics
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including either 6 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, and either 6 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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