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Bachelor of Accounting and Finance - 4 years
Bachelor of Accounting and Finance - 4 years

Bachelor of Accounting and Finance - 4 years

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  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

English Requirements

  • Overall 6.5 IELTS and Two bands at 5.5 and other bands at 6.0 and above

Course Information

Focus on the essential role of accounting in decision-making. Learn about the relationship between management teams and the monitoring and planning of an organisation’s financial resources. You will learn about the key role an accountant plays in this process and gain insight into what drives management strategy. Our graduates go on to work at companies such as Deloitte and PwC.

This course offers a double degree option: Study 4 year with integrated placement year/3 year course without integrated placement year,

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Year 1

In your first year you will study a wide range of business subjects, gaining the broad insight into management required by all accounting professionals.

You will study topics, designed to give you a solid foundation for your business degree. 

The core and compulsory modules are: 

  • Careers in Accounting 
  • Foundations in Financial and Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
  • Law for Business 
  • Principles of Operations Management 
  • Foundations of Business Analytics
  • Introduction to Business Economics

Year 2

From the second year you will explore financial and management accounting in depth, participate in events organised in conjunction with accountancy firms, visiting businesses and undertake an interactive business game module.

This structure ensures your degree is taught with both a professional orientation and a proper regard for the conceptual bases of the subject.

The core and compulsory modules are: 

  • International Financial Reporting 
  • Applied Management Accounting 
  • Business Tax 
  • Audit Governance and Company Law 
  • Financial Management
  • Virtual Business Simulation (Accounting in Practice)

Year 3

Professional placement year in accountancy, finance or management or you have the option to undertake an international study placement. This year is compulsory for all UK students. 

See placement year section or find out more about the Aston placement year.

Final Year

In your final year, accounting studies are taken to a more refined level, similar to professional qualification standard, but retaining theoretical analysis.

The core and compulsory modules are:

  • Advanced International Financial Reporting 
  • Strategic Management Accounting 
  • Integrated Case Study 

Plus a range of optional modules: 

  • Tax Policy and Personal Tax 
  • Audit and Professional Ethics
  • Financial Analysis 
  • Risk Management
  • International Finance
  • Fraud, Bribery and Corruption 
  • Derivatives

Availability of any optional modules will be subject to staff availability and a minimum number of students who express an interest in studying the optional modules.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This course will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and skills you can apply to real-world situations in an international business context and, is beneficial to a broad range of career paths. You will develop analytical, problem-solving skills enabling you to provide logical solutions to challenging business problems.

During your placement year, you will be able to develop your learning and showcase your skills, helping you to accelerate your employability, through real work experience. The creative coursework will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your applied learning through real business-case solutions that you’ll put forward.

You’ll also benefit from our extensive range of professional accreditations and exemptions, which along with your placement year, contribute to demonstrable skills which will help you progress your career path.

Recent graduates

Our recent graduates were successful in finding graduate accounting and financial management roles such as:

  • Accountants Associate
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Auditor, Tax Analyst
  • Tax Trainee
  • Risk Consultant
  • Business Analyst

Graduates went on to work at companies such as Grant Thornton, Carphone Warehouse, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), RSM UK, Deloitte LLP, BDO and Grant Thornton.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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