BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance | UoS in London

Accounting and financial management are two of the most important parts of any business, whether that’s a small start-up or a large multinational. This course helps you take your first steps to becoming a qualified accountant, giving you the skills you need to reach your goals.

Course details

This is one of our most popular courses because of the excellent career prospects it offers.
  • Mode of study: 2-3 days a week
  • Intake: Intakes: October, February, May
  • Course length: 4 years
  • Course fee: £9250   per year
  • Location: London campus

UoS in London

Course overview

This is one of our most popular courses because of the excellent career prospects it offers. What you’ll learn is so closely linked to the requirements of real-world accounting and finance that you’ll be exempt from exam papers from three professional bodies including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Download the programme specification to learn more about the Accounting and Finance course.


Entry requirements

112 points from a minimum of two A-Levels or equivalent (e.g. 1x AVCE double award).

We accept a max of six points from Level 3 Key Skills qualifications.

You should also have: 

Three passes at GCSE grade C or above (including Mathematics and English Language) or

If you have studied for a new GCSE that awards numerical grades, you need grade 4 or above or

Equivalent qualifications including Level 2 Key Skills in Communications and Application of Number


The students who apply for this course often want to become professional accountants. That could be in financial accounting, managerial accounting. A financial accountant can work for lots of different clients.

A management accountant normally works for one company and helps run the organisation. Our graduates have gone on to work in companies like General Motors and HSBC.


You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, self-directed study, workshops and case studies, working on business problems with your tutor and fellow students. You’ll be marked on written exams, coursework and practical assessments.

There is the option to study this course part-time, one day a week over nine semesters.

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  • Business and Law (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Management (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Finance Accounting (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Management Accounting (30 credits)
  • Quantative Methods for Business (30 credits)
  • Audit and Assurance (30 credits)
  • Business Finance (30 credits)
  • Business Management (30 credits)
  • Business Taxation (30 credits)
  • Finance Accounting (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Management Accounting (30 credits)
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics (30 credits)
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets (30 credits)
  • International Finance Reporting (30 credits)
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  • Money, Banking and Finance (30 credits)
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