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Course summary

Students on this programme study for a degree while qualifying as a part-time accountants. Applicants have full exemption from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) fundamentals level. Study covers a combination of accounting; financial and general business modules. Candidates are trained to work as a finance professionals specialising in corporate finance and areas such as equity analysis; derivatives trading; and foreign exchange dealing. LSBU Croydon is our new campus opening in September 2021 with a mission to transform lives and communities. With brand new state of the art facilities and placements across Croydon, we aim to help tackle the NHS shortage of nurses across the area. To study at LSBU Croydon please put a C on your UCAS application.


Year 1 •Introduction to financial accounting •Study skills •Business maths and economics •Management accounting •The professional accountant in business •Computer systems for accounting Year 2 •Financial accounting and analysis •Advanced management accounting •Employability skills for accountants •Business and company law •Fundamentals of finance •Taxation fundamentals Year 3 Optional work placement (or you can choose to go directly to year 4 and complete the degree in 3 years). Year 4 •Accounting and finance theories and issues •Managerial finance •Financial reporting •Audit and assurance Plus two of the following electives: •Advanced personal taxation •Corporate finance and risk management •Advanced corporate reporting •Enterprise strategy •Personal finance

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 3

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51) Please notes: January intake is open for International Applicants ONLY

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above). Other acceptable level 3 qualifications: AAT level 3 and 4 ACCA Fundamental papers

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Accounting and Finance at London South Bank University - UCAS