Middlesex University

Course Introduction

Every successful business relies on effective accounting to thrive. Our specialist degree is focused on accounting within the operations of companies, and provides you with expert knowledge of the global business environment.

**Why study BA Business Accounting at Middlesex University?**

Our degree is flexible, enabling you to tailor your studies to support your career ambitions, while developing a set of transferable skills to underpin career success. Set in the context of the contemporary business environment, you will explore key accounting and management topics and gain a solid grounding in accounting and financial management concepts and also learn how they should be applied. You may also be able to choose to study Spanish or Mandarin as part of your degree, ensuring you stand out in today's competitive job market.

Work placements are an invaluable opportunity to gain employability skills so we have introduced two options by which you can integrate into your time at Middlesex. Those who wish to do a placement can take either a 36 week sandwich placement in Year 3 as part of a 4 year degree or two 18 week summer placements allowing you to complete your degree within 3 years.

**Course highlights**

You can switch to BA Accounting and Finance after your first year if you decide to pursue a career as a qualified accountant (provided you achieve excellent academic results)

You will have access to cutting'edge business resources including Chartered Management Institutes' Management Direct Resource Hub

You can spend one year studying abroad as part of the course by becoming part of the EU Erasmus programme ' this can also include a contribution to your tuition fees

Course Modules

Year 1: Financial Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory, Management Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory, Financial Data Analysis (30 credits) – Compulsory, Business Economics (30 credits) – Compulsory.

Year 2: Issues in Financial Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory, Issues in Management Accounting (30 credits) – Compulsory, Trade and International Business (30 credits) – Optional, Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) – Optional, Business Law (30 credits) – Optional, Operations Management (30 credits) – Optional, Business Environment Analysis (30 credits) – Optional, Financial Mathematics (30 credits) – Optional

Year 3: Accounting Theory (30 credits) – Compulsory, Finance (30 credits) – Compulsory, Authentic Leadership Development (30 credits) – Optional, Taxation (30 credits) – Optional, Audit and Assurance (30 credits) – Optional, Work Internship (30 credits) – Optional, Consulting in Organisations (30 credits) – Optional, Business Start'up (30 credits) – Optional, Quantitative Methods and Accounting' Optional, Work Placement (90 credits) – Optional, Work Placement Project (30 credits) – Optional.

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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) £11,500 Overseas Fees