Our redesigned BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance is a contemporary and market driven programme, designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in a competitive financial world of today and the future. The programme is informed by developments within Accounting and Finance, both as an area of professional knowledge and as an academic discipline. Ideal for those who want to pursue careers that are financial in nature. It has long been acknowledged that Accounting and Finance play vital roles within any organisation - with accounting systems designed to help decision-making and control, and financial management techniques and risk management capabilities providing tools for valuing projects, investments and controlling risk exposure. Our programme will help you achieve all of this to kickstart, progress and future-proof your career. You will be joining an academic community that values you. Our devoted staff are dedicated to your academic development and will support you to achieve your career ambitions. You’ll study the theory and practice of Accounting and Finance, and their impact in real world environments, which you’ll put into practice throughout your degree to develop invaluable employability skills. For example, you will have the opportunity to take an option Accounting Internship in your final year and build your professional networks. A major underpinning concept in the design of this academic degree programme is that it is built around professional body standards. Those who graduate with the degree of BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance will be eligible to apply for exemptions from some of the qualifying examinations of major Accountancy and Finance bodies. In addition to the academic qualification gained, students are prepared to undertake professional body qualifications should they wish to do so, with a view to gaining professional status. You’ll be exempt from the Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills (nine papers) examinations Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and Certificate and Operational Levels (seven papers) examinations of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) modules – saving you time and money. Studying at Bloomsbury Institute will mean you can become a Chartered Accountant or Chartered Management Accountant within only a few years after you graduate. Home Students Only: When you enrol on the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, you will be provided with a free laptop. All students are provided with access to our Virtual Learning Environment, online library and eBooks. We aim to provide you with a 21st Century technology-advanced educational experience where there are no hidden costs. Your tuition fees are fully inclusive – finance will not be a barrier to your ultimate success.
Level 4: You will complete the following four 30-credit modules during Year 1 (taking two modules in Term 1 and two modules in Term 2):
- Fundamentals of Business Environment and Economics
- Financial Accounting – Theory and Practice
- Management Accounting
- Business and Corporate Law
- Quantitative Techniques and Computer Applications in Accounting
- Financial Reporting and Practice
- Principles and Practice of Taxation
- Financial Management
- Auditing in Context
- International Finance
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Accounting and/or Finance Internship (only if you are going to take either International Finance or Mergers and Acquisitions module in term 2).
- Performance Management and Control
- Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
- Accounting and Finance Research Project
- Independent Learning Project
- Accounting and/or Finance Internship
- International Finance (If not taken in Term 1)
- Mergers and Acquisitions (If not taken in Term 1)
We use a range of new and traditional assessment methods to allow you to explore and express your abilities. They are not just a way of assessing whether something has been learned, but an opportunity to develop skills that will equip you in your future life and career. We aim to provide all the support you need to make sure you have the confidence and understanding to engage with your assessments. Our tutors are experienced in providing support to students who may feel unconfident in an academic environment. You can also access free support through our Learning Enhancement team.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If you are an international student and would like information on making an application, please see our International page: www.bil.ac.uk/apply/international-students-visa-required/
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|Minimum 5.5 in each of the four skills.
|Minimum 59 in each of the four skills.
|Minimum in Listening 17; Reading 18; Speaking 20; Writing 17.
Other than the Password Skills Plus Test, we do not accept any online tests (i.e. all other tests must be centre-based).
Full details of our English Language Requirements are available on our website.
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Fees and funding
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