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BScAccounting and Finance

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Our three-year BSc Accounting and Finance programme is designed to equip you for a successful career in the accountancy profession or financial sector, or for a financial role in industry or government. Highly sought after by diverse employers around the world, we’re proud of our graduates who go onto become accountants, auditors, tax specialists, financial analysts, fund managers, traders, brokers and investment researchers.

Programme structure

First Year
Core modules
Economics for Business A or B
Financial Accounting and Accountability
Decision-Making and Control
Numeracy, Statistical Analysis and Financial Literacy A or B
Critical Thinking and Academic Skills
And one of the following:

Widening Horizons Module
Business Communication Skills
Second Year
Core modules
Financial Reporting
Further Management Accounting
Corporate Finance
Optional modules
Take one of the following pathways dependent on prior qualifications:

Professional Accounting pathway
Taxation: Principles and Planning
Business Law
Finance pathway (Only for students with A level Mathematics)
Financial Markets and Institutions
Security Analysis and Evaluation
Future Leaders pathway
Responsible Business, Theory and Practice
Business, Economy and the Government
Additional option from the Professional Accounting or Finance pathway
Third Year
Core modules
Advanced Financial Accounting Practice and Theory
Advanced Corporate Finance
Advanced Management Accounting and Control
Extended Essay
Future Leaders Pathway must also take:

Fundamentals of Leadership
Optional modules
Choose two from the below list:

Social and Environmental Accounting
Advanced Analytics
Public Sector Accounting and Governance
Financial Statement Analysis
Comparative and International Tax
Foreign Exchange and International Finance
Special Topics in Finance
Governance, Ethics and Financial Markets Regulation
Professional Development Module

Career opportunities

We feel proud and privileged that our students have chosen to put their fledgling careers in the hands of Birmingham Business School. So we want to make sure you achieve your full potential throughout your studies and gain the best career opportunities to fulfil your ambitions. We pride ourselves on our graduates high levels of employability and will help you to plan, manage and achieve your career goals, giving you the competitive edge when it’s time to start job hunting.

Our degrees are highly regarded by employers and our graduates are very successful in the job market. In most cases, our graduates go into roles related to their degrees, such as trainee accountancy in professional practice, industry or the public sector, tax consultancy or banking.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States