Accounting and Finance and Economics at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

If you’re a logical and numerical thinker with a curiosity to explore connections between society and the business world, then this is the course for you. By combining Accounting and Finance with Economics, you’ll boost your career prospects and gain a unique perspective on decision-making in the financial sector. This is your opportunity to gain the skills you need to make a difference in the world around you. Accountants and those in financial services are essential in any business. You’ll learn the detail-oriented world of accountancy and finance, and how people and groups make decisions in the context of a broader economic climate. Through theoretical and practical experience, you’ll learn key finance and accounting principles and acquire the skills to construct and use economic models. Reasons to Study Accounting and Finance and Economics at Kent • We feature in the top 1% of business schools globally with triple accreditation status from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. • On successful completion of the programme, you’ll meet the requirements for accreditation by ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CPA Australia, and CIPFA. • Add a Year in Industry for real-world experience or take a 'Selfie Year' and launch your own business through ASPIRE. • Gain employability support during your studies and for three years after you graduate. • Study in our outstanding facilities, providing you with an excellent student experience.


Stage 1 Your first year is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the understanding of accounting and finance and economics practices and their related functions. Stage 2 Your second year becomes more specialised, allowing you to develop your critical thinking of accounting and finance and economics with greater emphasis on the key concepts and theories to develop intellectual agility and provides an opportunity to apply theory to practice. Stage 3 Your final year allows you to develop your specialist knowledge with flexibility to choose modules covering topics such as taxation, auditing, advanced financial accounting, and advanced management accounting. You also have the opportunity to pick modules from our wider portfolio of business-related or economics-related topics. This allows you to tailor your degree to your future career and lifelong learning requirements.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18600 Year 1
International £18600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Accounting and Finance and Economics at University of Kent - UCAS