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This degree gives you an understanding of accounting and finance that will be useful throughout your career. We are teaching accounting techniques and focus on computational skills with the aim of immediate application and enable you to evaluate their usefulness in different contexts. We encourage you to adopt a critical and flexible viewpoint and to look at the subject from a variety of perspectives, including the international dimension. The degree has been designed by LSE (London school of economics) academics in the Department of Accounting and the Department of Finance. This Degree leads to Accounting professions, Investment banking, Management consultancy, financial management, Investment analysis and management or for further academic study

University of London (UOL), established by the Royal Charter in 1836, is one of UK’s oldest and largest universities. It comprises of 18 colleges (i.e. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University College London, King’s College etc.) and 9 specialist research institutions. Each college is considered a ‘university’ itself and some are among the top 100 best universities in the world.

In 1858, the University began to provide access to world-class academic programmes for qualified students from all around the world. Today, it has more than 50,000 international students across 180 countries. Its former students and alumni include 7 Nobel Prize winners, leaders of Commonwealth countries, government ministers, renowned authors, academics, judges and business leaders.

Standard Route

100 Courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
ST104A Statistics 1 (half course) and MT105A Mathematics 1 (half course)
FN1024 Principles of banking and finance
AC1025 Principles of accounting
One course (or two half courses) from Selection groups F(i), F(ii) or F(iii)

200 and 300 Courses

MN3028 Managerial economics or EC2066 Microeconomics
AC3059 Financial management or FN3092 Corporate finance
AC3091 Financial reporting
AC3093 Auditing and assurance
AC3097 Management accounting
One course from Selection groups B, E or M
One 200 or 300 course (or two half courses) from any Selection group

Graduate Entry Route

100 courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
ST104A Statistics 1 (half course) and MT105A Mathematics 1 (half course)
AC1025 Principles of accounting

200 and 300 courses

MN3028 Managerial economics or EC2066 Microeconomics
AC3059 Financial management or FN3092 Corporate finance
AC3091 Financial reporting
AC3093 Auditing and assurance
AC3097 Management accounting
One full 200 or 300 course from Selection groups E or M

NOTE: Standard Route degree students (as applicable)

  • An exemption awarded for one 100 course (or two half courses) may be included at this point in the degree structure.
  • A student who transfers to this degree with a pass in a 100 course (or two half courses) which is not available at this degree may place the course at this point in the degree structure and receive credit for it.

This degree will prepare you for a career in areas of professional accountancy, investment banking, investment analysis and management, management consultancy and financial management, as well as to more advanced academic study.

This BSc will help you to question and analyse information, develop arguments, and boost your analytical and communication skills – all of which are valued in management-related roles.

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.