Canterbury Christ Church University - BSc Accounting and Finance

Canterbury Christ Church University

BSc Accounting and Finance

Study a course which will give you a solid grounding in the challenges of managing organisations, information technology and analytical skills alongside finance and accounting.

You'll benefit from Christ Church Business School’s extensive links with industry. Guest speakers are regularly invited to share their knowledge with our students, and our ‘Business Futures’ weeks offer the chance to connect with businesses.

You'll have excellent opportunities to undertake work placements, supported by a dedicated placement officer.

We recognise the importance of professional body accreditation and the course is structured to allow you to gain exemptions from major accounting bodies.

Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be 88-112 UCAS Tariff points. GCSE mathematics at grade C, or above (or equivalent) is required.

This course can also be studied over four years with an additional foundation year (Year 0).

For more information on the IELTS (International English language Testing System) requirements for this course

Career Prospects

Many graduates go on to study accounting at professional level. However, this exceptionally versatile degree can open doors to a variety of roles in business. Excellent mentoring by our experienced team will guide and prepare you for your first business or professional accountancy role.

Course Details

The first year of the degree provides a solid grounding in the challenges of managing organisations and information technology, and you'll start to develop the analytical skills needed for employment.

The core modules in Years 2 and 3 will prepare you for a professional career in accounting and finance and the optional modules will allow you to gain a broader understanding of the business world.

You'll explore areas including:

  • economics
  • financial accounting
  • management accounting.

You'll have the opportunity to spend a year on a professional work placement, supported by a dedicated placement officer within the Business School. You can also take the Work-based Learning module in Year 2 to help develop your skills in securing a work placement or internship.

Year 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Business and Information Analysis
Managing People in Organisations
Introduction to Management Accounting
Academic Skills for Success

Year 2

International Financial Reporting
Management Accounting
Foundations of Finance
Employability Skills
Corporate and Business Law
Human Resources Management
Digital Business
Management and Leadership
Innovation and Enterprise Management
Research Methods
Excel in Finance
Employment Law

Year 3

Financial Markets and Risk Management
Audit and Assurance
Financial Management for Accountants
Contemporary Accounting Issues
Knowledge Management
Strategic Management
Business Ethics
Individual Study
Service Management
Portfolio Management
New Venture Creation
Organisational Change
International Business

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

Are you ready to start building your future?

Contact our admission counseller and get a free consultation.