Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Looking to develop a career in accounting? Or working closely with the accounting profession? Do you want to find out how accounting can improve managerial decision'making? This joint degree provides high'level education in accounting and its role in management in both the public and private sectors. It attracts a wide range of people, including administrators, clerical workers and managers, as well as self'employed people.

You will develop vital transferable skills and a broad understanding of accounting and management, gaining detailed knowledge of accounting practices, finance, strategic management, marketing, managerial economics and quantitative techniques. Exemptions from accountancy bodies’ professional examinations are possible.

This programme attracts students from both the public and private sectors, including administrators, clerical workers and managers, as well as the self'employed. Because it is taught entirely by evening study, you are able to combine your academic studies with daytime commitments.

The majority of our students work or care for a family, so you will be learning with people from a wide range of backgrounds and with a wide range of experiences. This creates a stimulating and supportive learning environment. Our tutorial/seminar sessions give you a chance to interact with your peers and develop insights into analysing and interpreting a wide and varied subject matter.

Course Modules

You take core and compulsory modules in each year and choose option modules worth 15 credits in Year 2 and 75 credits in Year 3. BA Accounting and Management students can choose any modules offered by the Department of Management and up to 60 credits outside the department, subject to timetable restrictions and their personal tutor’s and the programme director’s approval. Year 1: Business Information Systems; Financial Accounting; Macroeconomics for Business; Management Accounting; Management Studies I; Management Studies II; Microeconomics for Business; Quantitative Methods; Success in Academic Writing; Success in Numerical Skills . Year 2: Advanced Management Accounting; Commercial Law for Business; Financial Management; Financial Reporting; Marketing Principles and Practices. Year 3: Applied Financial Management; Strategic Management (Undergraduate) .

Start Date:

10/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £13,000 Overseas Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £13,000 Overseas Fees