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Finance with Accounting with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Birkbeck, University of London

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UCAS CODE: N3N5

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Finance with Accounting with Foundation Year is a joint degree course which gives you the opportunity to acquire accounting skills as well as an extensive knowledge of the financial sector. This finance with accounting degree offers you a well-integrated interdisciplinary core, allowing you to obtain a broad and balanced perspective.  You will begin with basic training in principles of: - finance - financial reporting - management accounting. Following that, you will gain expertise in the fields of: - corporate finance - taxation - auditing.You will also be able to tailor your degree to your interests with a range of options in topics which may include portfolio management, behavioural economics and finance, financial markets and other accounting-related modules from the Department of Management.  Birkbeck’s BSc Finance with Accounting with Foundation Year is suitable for anyone whose ambition is to work as a financial analyst in investment banks and other financial institutions, regulators or economic consultancies.Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will automatically progress onto our three-year, full-time, evening study BSc Finance with Accounting.We also offer part-time Foundation Year degrees which allow you to spread out your Foundation Year studies over two years. As the 'Foundation Year' is made up of 120 credits, as a part-time student you can take 60 credits in each of your first and second years before starting the main four-year BSc Finance with Accounting. This means that you can take six years to complete the part-time degree with Foundation Year.**Highlights**- Our Foundation Year degrees will fully prepare you for undergraduate study and are ideal if you are returning to study after a gap, if you have not previously studied the relevant subjects, or if you didn't achieve the grades you needed for a place on your chosen undergraduate degree.- The Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics brings together research and teaching in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics in a single department which creates significant interdisciplinary synergies.- In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), more than half of our research outputs in Economics were ranked world-leading or internationally excellent.- You will be taught by academics who are professional practitioners in the world of economics and international finance, and who provide specialist advice and in-house training for government departments and City firms and banks.**Careers and employability**Graduates can pursue career paths in the financial sector, economics or accountancy. Possible professions include:- financial risk analyst- economist- statistician- chartered accountant.We offer a comprehensive Careers Service - Birkbeck Futures - your career partner during your time at Birkbeck and beyond. At every stage of your career journey, we empower you to take ownership of your future, helping you to make the connection between your experience, education and future ambitions.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,560per year

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UCAS Points : 48

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University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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