London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

With a high level of professional exemptions from the accounting bodies ACCA, ICAEW, CIPFA, AIA and IFA, this challenging course will help you become a qualified accountant or start work in a finance-related career. You'll have access to an extensive network of industry contacts to help with optional work experience placements and projects.

**More about this course**

Through this course, you’ll develop your academic writing, your independent research skills and your practical skills in business and accounting software such as Microsoft Excel, Sage and Oracle. The programme is delivered through a blend of lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and plenary sessions.

Between them, our staff have accumulated an impressive level of academic and professional experience in public audit, taxation, financial reporting, management accounting and information systems. Occasionally, distinguished external speakers are invited to make presentations on contemporary accounting, finance and business-related issues.

We place particular emphasis on employability, and our lecturers, who have a wide network of industry contacts, can help you with optional work experience placements and projects. On completion of the course, you’ll receive full exemption from all of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)’s fundamental exam papers.

**What our students say**

"The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern finance position in my first year."

Usman – Accounting and Finance BA student

If you do not have traditional qualifications or cannot meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing the Accounting and Finance Extended Degree.

Course Modules

Example Year 1 modules include:

Business Law (core, 15 credits)

Fundamentals of Accounting (core, 30 credits)

Management Information Systems and Ethics (core, 30 credits)

Professional Skills for Accounting (core, 30 credits)

The Economic Environment (core, 15 credits)

Example Year 2 modules include:

Financial Accounting and Company Law (core, 30 credits)

Key Principles of Taxation (core, 30 credits)

Learning through Work (core, 15 credits)

Managerial Finance (core, 30 credits)

Audit and Internal Control (option, 15 credits)

Information Technology for Professional Practice (option, 15 credits)

Example Year 3 modules include:

Advanced Financial Accounting (core, 30 credits)

Financial Management (core, 30 credits)

Issues and Controversies in Accounting and Finance (core, 30 credits)

Assurance Services (option, 15 credits)

International Corporate Social Responsibility (option, 15 credits)

Personal Finance (option, 15 credits)

Project Management (option, 15 credits)

Start Date:


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) £9,250 European Fees