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 Economics Project or Accountancy Project Optional Modules Financial Theory and Corporate Policy Financial Engineering Behavioural Economics and Finance Risk Management Further Econometrics Auditing and Assurance Taxation Please visit our website for further details about degree content: www.brunel.ac.uk/economics-and-finance
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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|
Brunel University London - English Language Requirements
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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.