Accounting and Finance (with Placement) at London South Bank University - UCAS

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Course summary

Successful money management is key to personal and professional success. So join this unique, top-ranked course and set yourself on the path towards a major professional accountancy qualification. As No 7 in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Guardian University Guide 2020), LSBU is a brilliant place to equip yourself with the accounting and finance skills you need in the heart of the financial capital. The course has been designed with your future in mind; developed with input from businesses, our courses ensure you gain the knowledge you need to succeed in the modern world. You’ll learn how to use data for decision making, taxation and managerial accounting, as well as finance in a digital world. You will tailor our course to suit your interests and future ambitions – while we help you to get there. You can choose to complete a placement as part of this course, putting your skills and knowledge in to practice in a real business environment, gaining valuable professional experience and enhancing your employability prospects.


Year 1: • Finance and the Economy • The LSBU Discovery Project • Elements of Financial Accounting • Management and Organisations • Data for Decision Making • Managerial Accounting. Year 2: • Managing Business Performance • Taxation Practice • Professional and Digital Skills • Legal Environment of Business • Financial Accounting and Reporting • Finance in a Digital World. Year 3: Placement Year. Year 4: • Contemporary Audit: Principles & Practice • Corporate Reporting • Financial Decision Making and 3 Optional modules: • Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting • Advanced Taxation • Corporate Finance & Risk Management • Strategic Leadership & Governance • Financial Planning & Wealth Management • Forensic Accounting • Global Finance & Technology • Investment Analysis • Organisational Risk and Controls • Volunteering

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Student Outcomes

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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 (with Placement) at London South Bank University - UCAS