A good understanding of accounting, finance and the environments in which they operate is essential for anyone working in, or wanting to enter, the accounting profession. Our BSc Accounting and Finance will help you develop both the quantitative and analytical skills required for a career in accountancy and a range of transferable skills, including decision-making, management and perceptive abilities. You will:
- learn to critically evaluate the use and suitability of accounting and finance techniques in different contexts
- learn to work out processes of calculation, reporting and evaluation
- understand the factors that influence the financial decision-making process.
- Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.
- Birkbeck’s research excellence was confirmed in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, with 83% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent.
- We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.
- Goldman Sachs and Birkbeck Diversity Scholarships are available for this course for students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.
- chartered accountant
- chartered certified accountant
- chartered management accountant
- management consultant.
For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.
Most modules are assessed by an unseen formal examination and coursework; examinations are normally taken at the end of each term. In your final year of studies, you will independently design and complete a large written assignment, in the form of a research project/dissertation.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. We also accept other English language tests.
We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|