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Course summary

Why study BSc Business Accounting at Middlesex University? Businesses rely on effective accounting to succeed – which is why our BSc Business Accounting gives you the skills, networks and experience you need to make an impact in the global business environment. Our business accounting course helps you develop the knowledge, expertise and skills that directly apply to companies across all sectors of the global business environment. You’ll explore a range of financial management approaches and learn how to apply different concepts to real-life scenarios. You’ll also have the flexibility to tailor your studies with optional modules that complement your personal interests and career goals. Build your practical business and accounting skills Our flexible three-year and four-year study options give you the chance to develop your professional and practical skills through work experience in the industry. You’ll have the opportunity to take two 18-week summer placements as part of a three-year degree, or a 36-week paid work placement in your third year as part of a four-year approach. After your first year, you’ll have the option to switch to our accounting course if you decide that a career as a qualified accountant is a better fit for you, though this is dependent on the standard of your academic results. Unlimited access to our business resources gives you the chance to enhance your industry knowledge and gain a competitive edge when it comes to launching your career. 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. Promoting relationship with for student virtual internships with accredited employers. We have an established relationship with the NHS Finance work placement scheme, with several students gaining one each year. Establishing relationships through MDX Works with local Barnet Accounting & Finance Enterprises. Get the support you need to succeed During your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in your subject area means they understand how to best support you. We’re in the top 5 in London – and in the top 300 worldwide – for Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide 2020 and Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). Our graduates have secured careers with the likes of Western Union, Noor Islamic Bank, Consult AIV, Central Bank Nigeria, Santander, Barclays, RBS and the NHS.


Year 1 Financial Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory Management Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory Financial Data Analysis (15 credits) – Compulsory Accounting Information Systems (15 credits) – Compulsory Corporate Responsibility and Ethics (15 credits) – Compulsory Business Environment (15 credits) – Compulsory Year 2 Applied Financial Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory Applied Management Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory Financial Project Management (30 credits) – Compulsory Business Law (30 credits) – Optional Personal Financial Behaviour (30 credits) – Optional Financial Mathematics (30 credits) – Optional Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) – Optional Year 3 Accounting Theory (15 credits) – Compulsory Advanced Financial Data Analysis (30 credits) – Compulsory Corporate Finance (30 credits) – Compulsory Taxation (30 credits) – Optional Ethics and Sustainability (15 credits) – Compulsory Work Internship (30 credits) – Optional Investment Analysis (30 credits) – Optional Business Start-up (30 credits) – Optional

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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 Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

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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

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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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

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Business Accounting at Middlesex University - UCAS