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Accounting and Finance

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

or equivalent. A minimum of 2 full A levels and a maximum of 4 subjects

60 credits overall including 45 at level 3 All level 3 credits must be at distinction or merit grade and equate to a minimum of 120+ UCAS tariff points A preference for a Business related pathway although others will be considered on a case by case basis

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

Higher Level grades minimum of 5, 5, 5

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

A preference for a Business related pathway although others will be considered on a case by case basis

UCAS Tariff

120

About this course


Course option

32.0months

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Accounting

Finance

Designed for future accountants who want a globally recognised qualification that offers a strong foundation in accountancy, while staying ahead in the modern age. Our **BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance** degree will give you a combination of technical accountancy and core digital skills which are highly valued by top employers and professional bodies. You will be able to gain exemptions towards the **ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills** papers, preparing you for a rewarding and successful career anywhere in the world.

**Why choose this programme?**
- Avoid double assessments by studying our ACCA Approved Content and sitting BPP University assessments

- Gain ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills exemptions upon successful completion of this programme

- Learning materials provided by BPP Learning Media, an ACCA Approved Provider for content

- Learn the real-life application of accounting and finance while developing knowledge in data, technology and modern business

- Study modern modules developed in partnership with global accounting employers and professional bodies, aligned to the future of business

- Learn from experienced accountants, in the heart of London, in highly interactive small group teaching and study support sessions

- Includes the Professional and Academic Skills for Success (PASS) element, a non-credit bearing module which will help you build a strong foundation of academic skills

- Innovative learning platform where you can access all your learning materials, connect and find help from tutors and fellow students

- Benefit from our comprehensive support system from day one for your welfare, academic and career development

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4) - Academic and Assessment Support (no credits); Business Principles; Introductory Financial Accounting; Digital Behaviours; Mathematics and Business Finance; Law for Accountants; Introductory Management Accounting.
Year 2 (Level 5) - Compulsory: Intermediate Financial Reporting; Economics for Accountants; Introduction to Audit and Assurance; Financial Control; Taxation for Business; Electives: Finance in the 21st Century; Business Functions.
Year 3 (Level 6) - Strategy for Business; Managing Finance; Corporate Reporting; Managing Performance; Assurance; Data Analytics and Decision Making

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations and a supervised independent business research project

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£27,000
for the whole course
England
£27,000
for the whole course
EU
£27,000
for the whole course
International
£27,000
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£27,000
for the whole course
Republic of Ireland
£27,000
for the whole course
Scotland
£27,000
for the whole course
Wales
£27,000
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

BPP London Shepherd's Bush

Department:

School of Business and Technology

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

69%
low
Accounting

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Accounting

Teaching and learning

76%
Staff make the subject interesting
81%
Staff are good at explaining things
75%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
71%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

75%
Library resources
67%
IT resources
74%
Course specific equipment and facilities
67%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Finance

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.

After graduation


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Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Business and management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£22k

£22k

£26k

£26k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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