BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance

The BSc Accounting and Finance programme will help you build all-round business knowledge, with additional expertise in accounting and finance as well as transferable professional and managerial techniques. 

Course details

By 2050, the UK alone will need around 80,000 additional accountants (Onrec, 2021), making accounting and finance skills highly desirable.
  • Mode of study: Full-time classroom
  • Intake: January, May, September
  • Course length: 3 years
  • Course fee: £9250 per year
  • Locations: London

Northumbria University in partnership with QA.

Course overview

The BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance programme has been designed specifically to provide you with first-hand experience of financial market facilities and the chance to touch real-time data taught by experts from the accounting and finance industry.

The programme makes use of appropriate technologies to support and enhance your learning experience. These technologies include an online learning platform that provides access and supporting learning materials, where appropriate lecture capture is used to support and review your learning. Additional materials include an online reading list and guidance and direction for your independent learning.


Entry requirements

 Academic entry criteriaEnglish language requirements
Year Two (Level 5)Level 4 qualification with a pass grade in a business and management-related fieldIELTS 6.0 with no element less than 5.5 (or approved equivalent)
Year Three (Level 6)BTEC HND/Foundation Degree or equivalent in a related subject*



Graduates of this programme are well placed to progress into accounting and finance roles, including training contracts with leading accounting practices. After your studies, you will be able to head-start a career in accounting and finance, both in the UK and around the world. Typical jobs include:

  • Consulting Financial Analyst
  • Bank Branch Manager
  • Banking Analyst
  • Global Commodity Manager
  • Asset Liability Manager


All units are core and are worth 20 credits unless specified.

  • International Year One (Level 4)

  • Academic Skills and Employability
  • Management Research and Analysis
  • Personal Finance and Wealth Planning
  • Digital Business Models, Marketing and Operations
  • Decision Making in the Financial Environment
  • Assurance
  • Undergraduate Consultancy Project (40 credits, optional)
  • Management Dissertation (40 credits, optional)
  • Management Enquiry (40 credits, optional)