BSc (Hons) Business Accounting

Study Business Accounting at the 10th-ranked institution in the UK for producing the most CEOs and Managing Directors (Hitachi Capital, 2021). Enhance your business and accounting knowledge while combining superior academic talents with considerable professional exemption upon graduation. Anyone looking to advance their financial literacy, prepare for a career in business or pursue a career in accounting.

University Middlesex University
Degree BSc (Hons) Business Accounting
Level of study Foundation Year (Y0) or First Year (Y1)
Start date October, January
Duration 3 years or 4 years (with foundation year)
Location London, Birmingham
Delivery Weekends, Weekdays or Evenings
Hours per week 9-12h
Fees £9250
Finances Eligible for the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan

Course Overview

A bachelor's degree with honours offers modern accounting expertise, comprehension of business operations, and exemptions from the requirements of the main accounting authorities.By 2050, the UK will require 80,000 more accountants, so this degree will give you a great start in your career.

In order to better prepare you for further study or job advancement, you will gain an understanding of the function of company accounting, governance, project management, and accounting information systems. As a result, you will be prepared for a variety of occupations in accounting and business. You will have the ability to acquire fundamental abilities in computer literacy, math, communication, teamwork, and critical analytical problem-solving skills.

Possible professional accreditations and exemptions

- The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- The Chartered Institute of Public Finances and Accounting (CIPFA)
- The Association of International Accountants (AIA)

The University covers the costs of students to join the ACCA’s Accelerate and CIMA University schemes which give graduating students associated membership of both professional bodies.

Entry Requirements
Funding & Fees

Year 0 (Foundation Year)

Fundamentals of Business Mathematics (30 credits)
Academic Writing and Research Skills for Business (30 credits)
Introduction to Business (30 credits)
Accounting Foundation Project (30 credits)
Entering Academia (0 credits)

Year 1

Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Management Accounting (30 credits)
Corporate Responsibility and Ethics (15 credits)
Business Environment (15 credits)
Accounting Information Systems (15 credits)
Financial Data Analysis (15 credits)

Year 2

Applied Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Applied Management Accounting (30 credits)
Financial Project Management (30 credits)
Personal Financial Behaviour (30 credits)

Year 3

Advanced Financial Data Analysis (30 credits)
Corporate Finance (30 credits)
Business Start up (30 credits)

Academic (standard) requirements for applicants under 21 years old)

• 32 UCAS points
• At least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, e.g. BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)

English language requirements

• All applicants can take FREE English online test


Additionally, during the admissions process, you will be asked to attend either an academic or admissions interview.

• During the admissions interview, we will ask you questions about your choice of programme and will learn more about you.
• The academic interview provides an opportunity for entry to applicants who do not meet standard entry requirements or have not been in education for a while. During this type of interview, we will assess your knowledge in a specific field.

We encourage and will consider applications from mature students who haven’t recently undertaken a formalised course of study at A-level or equivalent, but who can demonstrate relevant work experience, indicating their ability to complete the course successfully. Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If you have higher qualifications than these entry requirements, we also have a 3-year
Business Management BA programme so you can start directly from the First Year.

There will be nine to twelve hours of lectures, workshops, and tutorials per week.

You will be evaluated through group projects, coursework, portfolios, and presentations in addition to reports, business plans, and seen and unseen tests. You'll need to create an e-portfolio with real-world projects and investigations for some modules. Additionally, you'll write a dissertation your senior year.

Funding for your studies

All of the students will receive Student Finance which means that you don't need to pay anything.

Tuition Fee Loans

Your tuition fees are paid using a tuition fee loan. This is given to your University or College directly. Only once you have completed your study and are making at least £26,575 per year do loan repayments begin. Students who study full- or part-time may apply

Maintenance Loans

To pay for living expenses, you can also apply for a Maintenance Loan if you qualify. T his loan is deposited straight into your bank account. After you complete your degree and earn more than £26,575, your maintenance loan is due. Please visit for additional details.

Maintenance Grants

Additionally, you can apply for a Maintenance Grant to assist with living expenses. At the beginning of the term, maintenance grants are deposited straight into your bank account. Although you are not required to pay them back, any money you get will lower the amount of the Maintenance Loan you might be eligible for should you decide to apply for one as well.

General info

Student finance for undergraduate degrees covers:

- Tuition fee Loan - £9250 per year. This money goes directly from the Student Loan Company to the University (you don’t touch this money).
- Maintenance loan: covers your own expenses and living costs.
- £9706 per year in you live outside the London
- £13000 if you live in London
The maintenance Loan goes directly to your account and you can do with this money whatever you want.

If you have pre-settled status you need to work and keep working during the status.
If you have a settled status you don’t need to work.

The loan is provided by the UK government and covers 100% of the tuition fees charged by universities. The repayment rules are very favourable.

More information can be found on the government website:

Enrolling for July & September 2023

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