Lincoln’s Accountancy and Finance degree aims to equip students with a vocationally relevant and academically rigorous education in a programme which also offers the opportunity for exemptions from elements of examination for a number of the professional accountancy bodies. The programme provides the chance to develop practical and theoretical skills in both the nature and mechanics of financial information.
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop the critical-thinking skills, knowledge and problem-solving abilities that are needed by senior leaders and decision-makers in business. The ability to reflect critically on their role, both as private individuals and as members of society is also considered.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Lincoln (Main Site)
In addition to an introduction to accountancy and finance, the first year introduces students to key elements of business. The second year builds on this foundation with financial accountancy, management accountancy, financial management and economics in addition to specialist options, including audit. The opportunity to develop skills in SAGE accounting are embedded within the programme during second year. In the final year, students have the opportunity to examine financial accountancy, financial management and management accountancy at an advanced level and can tailor their degree by selecting from a range of options aligned to individual interests and career ambitions.
For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Lincoln (Main Site)|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
|A minimum of 45 level 3 credits to include 30 at merit.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade C or above, which must include English and Maths.
Applicants whose first language is not English will also need British Council IELTS band 6.0 or above or equivalent.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CCD|
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications.
We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|