Accounting and Finance BSc

Our BSc in Accounting and Finance will provide you with a solid foundation and technical skills in accounting and finance.

Course details

Course overview: among the first to study at our new £16 million Brookfield campus, with facilities exclusive to our School of Business students.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: Leicester campus

University of Leicester

Course overview

Our accounting degrees offer you the opportunity to gain exemptions from the accounting and management accounting professional bodies, ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW and ICAS, dependent on satisfactory completion of certain modules. We will prepare you for a career or further training opportunities in the accounting and finance professions – in the public and private sectors or in voluntary organisations.


Entry requirements

 A/AS-levels: ABB. All subjects accepted. Two AS-levels may be considered in place of one A-level.

EPQ with A-levels: BBB + EPQ at grade B.

GCSE: Maths at grade B (5) plus English Language at grade C (4).


Whether you want to reach the top in an organisation, start your own business or make a difference in the voluntary sector, there are specially designed programmes and activities at Leicester that will support you in gaining the right skills, experiences and exposures you need. Employability is embedded in our courses with all offering a year in industry opportunity. In addition, the School of Business has a dedicated Careers Team who work to make sure you get support to achieve your aspirations.


At the very beginning of your course you’ll take the short, non-credit bearing Academic and Study Skills.

  • Financial Accounting
  • Economics for Accounting and Finance
  • Management for Accounting and Finance
  • Maths for Accounting and Finance
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Law and Ethics for Accounting and Finance
  • Statistics for Accounting and Finance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Professional Skills Development
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Intermediate Management Accounting
  • Research Methods in Accounting and Finance
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis for Investors
  • FinTech, AI and Blockchain

Option modules

Choose one option module from:

  • Quantitative Finance
  • Public Sector and Non-profit Accounting

Choose two option modules from:

  • Financial Trading
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Advanced Investment Management
  • Business Taxation
  • Advanced Corporate Finance