Accounting And Finance BSc Hons

Accounting And Finance BSc Hons

The BSc (Honours) Accounting and Finance degree at Birmingham City Business School provides a valuable insight into the worlds of accountancy practice, commerce, industry and finance.

We create graduates who possess a global outlook, with the conceptual and applied knowledge in the fields of accounting and finance that will enable them to make a positive impact on society.

Delivery of the course is flexible and includes a blend of lectures, workshops, field trips and online learning. The modules, which feed into the course are broad and cover key current topics, such as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and help you to appreciate accounting and finance from a range of perspectives. Ultimately, decision making in this field, calls for one to exercise judgement and intuition and this course helps you to strengthen that judgement.

This course has been designed to be accredited by the major professional accounting bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), offering significant exemptions from their professional qualifications.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE English language and mathematics at grade C/4 or above
  • IELTS6.0 overall with 5.5 minimum in all bands

Career Prospects

Your course will prepare and equip you for a career in accountancy, finance, management or business, by relating your studies to the latest practice-based business developments.
Throughout the course, we have regular visits from professional bodies such as the ICAEW, CIMA and ACCA. These visits help ensure that you are learning the exact skills organisations and regulator bodies are looking for. 
You will also have the opportunity to attain the Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel qualification, enhancing your employability prospects.

In order to apply and enhance the skills you learn from the course, you will have the option to undertake a year-long work placement in the UK or overseas. Shorter-term work placements, voluntary work and internships will also be available.
In the past, students have benefited from our partnerships with the NHS, Volkswagen and Bentley.

Course Details

Year 1

Governance, Ethics and Law
Professional Development in Accounting
Introduction to Economics and Finance
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Introduction to Management Accounting
Data Intelligence

Year 2

Financial Reporting
Management Accounting
Corporate Finance
International Accounting and Finance Issues

Optional modules
Principles of Taxation
Business Technology and the Finance Function
Business Operations
Personal Wealth Planning and Management
Study Abroad

Final Year

Advanced Financial Reporting
Strategic Management Accounting
Corporate Financial Strategy

Optional modules
Tax Planning
Banking, Financial Markets and Institutions
Accounting for the Planet
Principles of Not-For-Profit Accounting and Governance
Empowering Future Leaders
Business Research Project
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Community Advice Project
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Business Start-Up Project

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