Middlesex University London - Accounting and Finance BA Honours

Middlesex University London

Accounting and Finance BA Honours

Our course gives you the tools to succeed in this dynamic and rewarding profession.

Why study accounting with us

Accounting is at the core of every business which means that our BA Accounting and Finance course offers you a range of opportunities in every industry, from banking to fashion and everywhere in between. You’ll develop your advanced theoretical knowledge as well as a practical understanding of all aspects of accounting and finance. Covering key areas within financial and management accounting, taxation and business law, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the role accounting plays in successful organisations.

Build your hands-on practical accounting skills

You’ll build your knowledge through a combination of lectures, workshops and seminars. You’ll also take part in a range of class-based discussions to further develop your skills and understanding.

We use accounting software such as Xero, Sage and OneSource in our teaching and our state-of-the-art Financial Markets Lab will give you the hands-on experience you'll need to succeed in the profession.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to do a paid work placement, either as a year-long project or two shorter placements. Here you’ll get the chance to test and improve your technical skills in the real world, as well as building your soft employability skills such as communication and team work.

Globally recognised for our employability focus

We received a CIMA Employability Global Silver Excellence award from our professional body as recognition of commitment to employability enhancing education and workshops for our students.

Entry Requirements

A Levels




Access requirements

UCAS Tariff points from Access to HE Diplomas are accepted. Must include 45 credits at level 3


A combination of A-Level, BTEC and other accepted qualifications that total 112 UCAS Tariff points


6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components).

Career Prospects

An Accounting and Finance degree offers numerous career opportunities with competitive salaries, including Trainee Accountant, Audit Trainee, Financial Risk Analyst, Finance Assistant, and Credit Controller. Graduates have worked with prestigious organizations like PwC, Deloitte, Grant Thornton, Philips, Centrica, City Bank, Credit Suisse, Leadenhall Finance, Royal Mail, Hack Young, and John Lewis.

Course Details

The BA Accounting and Finance degree is a three-year program that covers key areas such as Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Finance, Taxation, and Business Law. Students can choose from a range of modules that explore the broader business environment and the pivotal role of accounting in organizations' success. They will develop transferable skills, such as advanced analytical thinking and problem-solving, as well as effective teamwork and communication skills. They will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the UK taxation regime and its practical application in professional settings. Optional modules are available at levels 5 and 6, but not on every course.
Students will be asked to make their choice during the previous academic year if available. If an optional module is not offered, the programme will advise students after the selection period or at the earliest time the programme team decides not to run the module and help them choose an alternative module.

Year 1

Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Financial Data Analysis (15 credits)
Financial Business Environment (15 credits)
Accounting Information Systems (15 credits)
Management Accounting (30 credits)

Year 2

Core Modules
Applied Financial Accounting OR Advanced Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Business Law (30 credits)
Applied Management Accounting OR Advanced Management Accounting (30 credits)
Optional Modules
Financial Project Management (30 credits)
Financial Mathematics (30 credits)
Operations Management (30 credits)
Personal Financial Behaviour (30 credits)

Year 3

Core Modules
Accounting Theory (15 credits)
Corporate Finance (30 credits)
Ethics and Sustainability (15 credits)
Taxation (30 credits)
Optional Modules
Advanced Financial Data Analysis (30 credits)
Business Start-Up (30 credits)
Work Internship (30 credits)
International Leadership (30 credits)
Investment Analysis (30 credits)
Audit and Assurance (30 credits)
Corporate Accountability (30 credits)
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (30 credits)

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