Accounting and Finance and Economics with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance and Economics with a Year in Industry

Course summary

If you’re a logical and numerical thinker with a curiosity to explore connections between society and the business world, then this is the course for you. By combining Accounting and Finance with Economics, you’ll boost your career prospects and gain a unique perspective on decision-making in the financial sector. This is your opportunity to gain the skills you need to make a difference in the world around you. Accountants and those in financial services are essential in any business. You’ll learn the detail-oriented world of accountancy and finance, and how people and groups make decisions in the context of a broader economic climate. Through theoretical and practical experience, you’ll learn key finance and accounting principles and acquire the skills to construct and use economic models. You take a Year in Industry following your second year of study, enabling you to apply your expertise in a work setting while earning a salary. Reasons to Study Accounting and Finance and Economics at Kent • We feature in the top 1% of business schools globally with triple accreditation status from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. • On successful completion of the programme, you’ll meet the requirements for accreditation by ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CPA Australia, and CIPFA. • Add a Year in Industry for real-world experience or take a 'Selfie Year' and launch your own business through ASPIRE. • Gain employability support during your studies and for three years after you graduate. • Study in our outstanding facilities, providing you with an excellent student experience. From 2025 the title of this course will be Economics and Finance with a Year in Industry BSc and will be taught by the School of Economics.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Financial Accounting Principles of Management Accounting Business Analysis Tools Principles of Economics Mathematics for Economics Mode A (A-level Mathematics or equivalent required) Statistics for Economics Economics for Accounting and Finance Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Fixed Income Securities  Corporate Finance  Financial Markets and Institutions Microeconomics for Finance and Management Macroeconomics I  Year in Industry Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Topics in Advanced Macroeconomics  Investments and portfolio management  Optional modules may include: Environmental Economics and Green Finance International Economics Economic Growth Games for Economics and Business Industrial Economics Development Economics Political Economy The Historical Origins of Economic Development Frontiers in Economic Thinking Behavioural Economics Public Economics Labour Economics Sustainable Finance and Reporting Risk Management Fintech Derivatives

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18600 Year 1
International £18600 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Accounting and Finance and Economics with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS