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Accounting, Finance & Economics

These courses are accredited by some of the biggest names in the business, with opportunities to expand your career horizons through placements and international study.

Accounting, Finance & Economics courses

Why study Accounting, Finance & Economics at BU?

  • Higher average salary: At £27.8k, the median earnings of BU graduates in this subject area is 21% more than the average
  • Intensive international study programme: You’ll have the chance to take part in a five-day intensive study programme abroad with other European universities – we’re the only UK university in the group.
  • Prestigious AACSB accreditation: Our courses are delivered by the BU Business School, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – an accreditation held by fewer than 5% of the world’s business schools
  • Additional accreditations: Individual courses are also accredited by professional bodies – adding relevance to your qualification and, in some cases, additional qualifications and exemptions from professional exams
  • Optional placement: Optional placements can open up a wealth of opportunities with companies like Mercedes Benz, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, IBM, J.P. Morgan, and many more
  • Specialising: Our Accounting & Finance courses all share a common first year, so you’re free to make an informed decision about how to specialise after really getting to know the detail of the course

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Find a course

Courses with a Foundation Year option: If you don’t yet have the right qualifications to study your chosen subject, a Foundation Year offers an alternative route to access a degree course. It involves an initial year of study that will enable you to progress onto the first year of one of our eligible undergraduate degrees.

Courses open for 2021 and 2022 entry

The following courses still have spaces available through Clearing to start this autumn. Call +44(0)1202 966777 to talk to us about places in Clearing or apply online now.

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BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Our Accounting & Finance degree will give you an excellent working knowledge of these twin disciplines as well as a crucial grounding in business studies.
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MAccFin (Hons) Accounting & Finance

This Integrated Master’s course provides both the theoretical frameworks and practical skills required of accounting and finance professionals.
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BA (Hons) Finance

This course will help you to develop a thorough understanding of the workings of national and international capital markets as well as the operation of financial systems.
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BA (Hons) International Finance – Top-up

This inspirational one-year course offers you the opportunity to successfully achieve an Honours degree in International Finance and the prospect of going on to enter a business and finance-related Master’s course.