Brunel University London

Course Introduction

The Brunel Finance and Accounting BSc provides students with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to successfully pursue careers in accountancy and other roles across the financial sector.

This ACCA and CIMA accredited degree will give you a solid grounding in the theories and practices of finance and accounting and a clear understanding of the regulatory and social frameworks in which these disciplines operate.

In the first two years you’ll explore core subjects such as financial markets, financial accounting and reporting, management accounting and corporate finance and investment.

You’ll also study econometrics and develop sought-after skills in data modelling and get training in analytical packages widely used by business and financial institutions such as SAS, EViews, Bloomberg, Reuters and STATA.

In your final year, you can tailor your course to specialist area including auditing, taxation, financial engineering and behavioural finance.

We offer two study options. You can choose three years full-time or four years full-time with a one-year professional placement between years two and three that will give you hands-on experience in a real-life working environment.

As this finance and accounting degree is accredited by the ACCA and CIMA, you will receive exemptions in some professional papers depending on your module choices.

In the ever-changing, increasingly complex world of business and finance, employers are looking for job candidates with the analytical and technical skills required to keep up with new realities. Your Brunel BSc will give you that expertise and improve your career prospects whether in the accountancy profession, financial services, or a financial role in industry or government.

Course Modules

Year 1

Mathematics for Economics and Finance

Microeconomic Principles

Macroeconomic Principles

Financial Markets

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Professional Skills and Statistics

Year 2

Core Module

Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis

Company Law and Regulation

Corporate Finance

Corporate Investment

Management Accounting

Optional Module

Research Methods for Accountancy Project

Econometrics for Finance

Year 3

Core Module

Advanced Financial Reporting

Optional Module

Economics Project

Financial Accounting Project

Financial Theory and Corporate Policy

Financial Engineering

Behavioural Economics and Finance

Risk Management

Further Econometrics

Auditing and Assurance

Taxation

Start Date:

14/09/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £15,860 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)6.5with no less than 5.5 in each subsectionInstitution's Own Test65% in Brunel English Language Testwith no less than 55% in each subsectionTOEFL (iBT)92.0with a minimum of:
  • Reading - 18
  • Listening - 17
  • Speaking - 20
  • Writing - 17PTE Academic58.0with a minimum of 51 in all subscores