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The Brunel Finance and Accounting BSc provides students with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to successfully pursue careers in accountancy and other roles across the financial sector. This ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW accredited degree will give you a solid grounding in the theories and practices of finance and accounting and a clear understanding of the regulatory and social frameworks in which these disciplines operate. In the first two years you’ll explore core subjects such as financial markets, financial accounting and reporting, management accounting and corporate finance and investment. You’ll also study econometrics and develop sought-after skills in data modelling and get training in analytical packages widely used by business and financial institutions such as SAS, EViews, Bloomberg, Reuters and STATA. In your final year, you can tailor your course to specialist area including auditing, taxation, financial engineering and behavioural finance. We offer two study options. You can choose three years full-time or four years full-time with a one-year professional placement between years two and three that will give you hands-on experience in a real-life working environment. As this finance and accounting degree is accredited by the ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW, you will receive exemptions in some professional papers depending on your module choices. In the ever-changing, increasingly complex world of business and finance, employers are looking for job candidates with the analytical and technical skills required to keep up with new realities. Your Brunel BSc will give you that expertise and improve your career prospects whether in the accountancy profession, financial services, or a financial role in industry or government.
Year 1 Mathematics for Economics and Finance Microeconomic Principles Macroeconomic Principles Financial Markets Introduction to Financial Accounting Professional Skills and Statistics Year 2 Core Module Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis Company Law and Regulation Corporate Finance Corporate Investment Management Accounting Optional Module Research Methods for Accountancy Project Econometrics for Finance Year 3 Core Modules Advanced Financial Reporting Optional Modules Economics Project Accountancy Project Financial Theory and Corporate Policy Financial Engineering Behavioural Economics and Finance Risk Management Further Econometrics Auditing and Assurance Taxation
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB||including grade B in Mathematics or Maths & Statistics. General Studies not accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||in any subject and grade B in A level Mathematics or Maths & Statistics|
|Access to HE Diploma||Obtain a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3 and grade B in A level Maths or Maths & Statistics.|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD||in any subject and an A level in Mathematics or Maths & Statistics at grade B|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D||in any subject with A levels grade BB including Mathematics or Maths & Statistics|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||BBB||including grade B in Mathematics or Maths & Statistics|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||including 5 in higher level Mathematics|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||including H3 in Mathematics|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||M2, M2, M2||including M2 in Mathematics|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 are required, including Mathematics and English Language (or grade B/5 in English Literature).|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DDD||in any subject and grade B in A level Maths or Maths & Statistics.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||DD||in any subject and an A level in Mathematics or Maths & Statistics at grade B|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate||D||in any subject with A levels grade BB including Mathematics or Maths & Statistics.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||with no less than 5.5 in each subsection|
|Institution's Own Test||with no less than 55% in each subsection|
|TOEFL (iBT)||92||with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17|
|PTE Academic||58||with a minimum of 51 in all subscores|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.