City University London Accounting and Finance

By | 10th May 2017

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City University London Accounting and Finance

City University London Accounting and Finance, Information

Course duration: 3 years

Mode of study: Full-time

Qualification: BSc (Hons)


Entry Requirements

QualificationDetailed advice
GCE A-level: AAAMin. units required: 3. Min. units preferred: 3. (Mathematics or Any Science subject). Subjects excluded: General Studies.
GCE AS-levelThis qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
SQA HigherThis qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided


Home students: £9,000 per academic year
Rest of UK students: £9,000 per academic year
EU students: £9,000 per academic year

Summary of the course

The BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance provides a solid grounding in all areas of accounting and finance, including financial accounting, corporate finance, assurance, taxation financial management, law, economics and statistics. The BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance at Cass Business School has been ranked 1st in London and 4th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2017.


Year 1 Core modules: financial institutions; foundations of economics for finance; introduction to business law; introduction to financial accounting; introduction to finance; introduction to management accounting; introduction to statistics; professional skills. Elective modules, applicants choose 1 from: international business environment; introduction to management; introduction to visual basic.

Year 2: 10 Modules (8 core and 2 electives). Core modules: assurance; corporate law; financial accounting; financial accounting 2; financial markets; management accounting; principles of finance; principles of taxation. Elective modules, applicants choose 2 from: business and industrial economics; company valuation; European business culture; European studies; financial analysis; financial econometrics; IT for business; personal finance; portfolio theory and investment valuation; risk analysis and modelling.

Year 3: 9 modules (7 core and 2 elective.) Core modules: audit and assurance; corporate finance; corporate strategy; final year project; financial reporting theory and practice; strategy for business; taxation. Elective modules, applicants choose 2 from: advanced financial economics; asset-liability management; business forecasting; corporate social responsibility; European business seminar; financial forecasting; financial services regulation; international financial management; technical analysis.