City, University of London

Course Introduction

The BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree is delivered by Cass Business School, City, University of London and prepares graduates for careers in accountancy or finance and financial markets. The BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance provides a solid grounding in all areas of accounting and finance, including financial accounting, corporate finance, assurance, taxation financial management, law, economics and statistics.

Course Modules

In the first year, students will develop the fundamental knowledge required for a successful career in many areas of business, including accounting, finance and financial markets, economics and law. Students will learn through a variety of methods, including analysing case studies of real companies and discussing news from financial press, such as the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters. There are also guest lectures by prominent business and finance people, study visits and others.

In the second year, students will acquire a deeper understanding of accounting, financial markets, risk management, valuation and capital markets. You develop the ability to prepare financial statements according to international accounting standards, analyse financial information for performance measurement and valuation purposes and apply financial tools to value assets trading in financial markets. You will also gain exposure to more complex topics such as financial econometrics, assurance, taxation, risk analysis and modelling.

The final year sees you tackling more advanced topics in both accounting and finance, including audit and assurance, taxation, financial management and corporate finance. As part of the BSc in Accounting and Finance course, you are required to undertake a final year project on a topic relevant to your studies.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)