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Course summary

Why study BA Accounting and Finance at Middlesex University? 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 Zero, 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. Supporting employment prospects throughout your degree* We aim to provide our students with all the knowledge and tools they will need to achieve their desired employment goals. Below are some of the key focus points you will cover throughout your degree. Fully integrated employability skills and links with industry as well as to provide all students a virtual internship opportunity. We run a comprehensive series of weekly employability and skills sessions. We have an established relationship with the NHS work placement scheme. We organise mentoring events with our alumni. We embed employability skills within our modules; for examples: students are required to develop and partly execute an audit plan, to apply industry software to calculate corporation tax, to assess and analyse the financial performance and position of real-world companies using their published annual reports. Get the support you need to succeed When it comes to support, you'll be allocated with a Personal Tutor to get the guidance you need, while your Subject Liaison Librarian supports you directly in the Financial Markets Lab. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants who have personal experience in your subject. A BA in accounting and finance from one of the best accounting courses in London is the ideal first step towards becoming a qualified accountant. It’s also a springboard for other careers like corporate finance, market research, and risk analysis, among many others. Graduates from this course have gone on to have careers with the likes of PwC, Deloitte and City Bank among others.

Modules

Year 1 - Compulsory 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 - Compulsory Applied Financial Accounting OR Advanced Financial Accounting (30 credits) Business Law (30 credits) Applied Management Accounting OR Advanced Management Accounting (30 credits) Year 2 - Optional Financial Project Management (30 credits) Financial Mathematics (30 credits) Operations Management (30 credits) Personal Financial Behaviour (30 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory Accounting Theory (15 credits) Corporate Finance (30 credits) Ethics and Sustainability (15 credits) Taxation (30 credits) Year 3 - Optional 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)-


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N420
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/accounting-and-finance We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
72%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/accounting-and-finance
BA Accounting and Finance at Middlesex University - UCAS