Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

Through this course, you’ll develop your academic writing, your independent research skills and your practical skills in business and accounting software such as Microsoft Excel, Sage and Oracle.

Course details

The programme is delivered through a blend of lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and plenary sessions.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Through this course, you’ll develop your academic writing, your independent research skills and your practical skills in business and accounting software such as Microsoft Excel, Sage and Oracle. The programme is delivered through a blend of lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and plenary sessions.

Between them, our staff have accumulated an impressive level of academic and professional experience in public audit, taxation, financial and management accounting, and information systems. Occasionally, distinguished external speakers are invited to make presentations on contemporary accounting, finance and business-related issues.

Benefits

Entry requirements

a minimum of grades CCC in three A levels (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)

English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

If you don’t have traditional qualifications or can’t meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Accounting and Finance (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree.

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern finance position in my first year.

Modules

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Business Law and Ethics (core, 15 credits)
  • Data Science, Research and Analysis (core, 15 credits)
  • Financial Accounting (core, 15 credits)
  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions (core, 15 credits)
  • Learning Through Organisations (core, 15 credits)
  • Management Accounting Fundamentals (core, 15 credits)
  • Management Information Systems (core, 15 credits)
  • Understanding the Business and Economic Environment (core, 15 credits)
  • Company and Business Law (core, 15 credits)
  • Financial Reporting (core, 15 credits)
  • Management Accounting (core, 15 credits)
  • Principles of Finance (core, 15 credits)
  • Problem Solving: Methods and Analysis (core, 15 credits)
  • Taxation – Corporate Tax (core, 15 credits)
  • Taxation – Income Tax (core, 15 credits)Audit and Internal Control (option, 15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Project Management (option, 15 credits)
  • Sustainability, Business and Responsibility (option, 15 credits)
  • Advanced Financial Reporting (core, 15 credits)
  • Advanced Management Accounting (core, 15 credits)
  • Audit and Assurance Services (core, 15 credits)
  • Dissertation (core, 30 credits)
  • Financial Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Accounting Theory and Regulations (option, 15 credits)
  • Financial Engineering (option, 15 credits)
  • Financial Instruments (option, 15 credits)
  • International Banking (option, 15 credits)
  • International Trade and Finance (option, 15 credits)
  • Personal Finance (option, 15 credits)
  • Practising Business Strategy (with simulation) (option, 15 credits)
  • Professional Experience Year Placement (option, 30 credits)