Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Finance and Accounting at Brunel is ranked 55th in UK and 4th in London (The Complete University Guide, 2019).

On this programme, you’ll gain a sound theoretical and practical grounding in finance and accounting giving you the technical expertise to make sound decisions in the field. You’ll learn about investments, corporate finance and econometrics. In your final year, you can choose between more specialised accounting and finance courses. Our emphasis on developing transferable skills means you’re prepared for a range of finance and accountancy careers. Your studies will include a module on econometrics to help you to develop the data modelling skills using computer programmes – a skill highly valued by finance and investment employers. If you decide to study professional accountancy after you graduate, our degrees offer some exemptions to ACCA and CIMA papers. As part of your studies, you also get training and access to industry analytical tools including SAS, Eviews, Bloomberg, Reuters and STATA. On a four year thick sandwich degree you will typically spend the whole of Year 3 on placement.

Course Modules

Year 1

Compulsory:

Mathematics for Economics and Finance;

Microeconomic Principles;

Macroeconomic Principles;

Financial Markets;

Introduction to Financial Accounting;

Professional Skills and Statistics.

Year 2

Compulsory:

Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis;

Company Law and Regulation;

Corporate Finance;

Corporate Investment;

Introduction to Econometrics;

Management Accounting.

Year 3

Compulsory:

Economics Project;

Financial Accounting.

Optional - Choose 1 from:

Financial Theory and Corporate Policy;

Financial Engineering.

Plus choose 2 from:

Behavioural Economics and Finance;

Risk Management;

Further Econometrics;

Auditing and Assurance;

Taxation.

Start Date:

14/09/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Sandwich
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