The BSc Accounting and Finance programme provides essential grounding in accounting, finance and related areas including statistics, law and management. The programme delivers a combination of modules on general and applied accounting, management, organisational theory, financial management and strategy with specialist regional financial modules in the final year. It is aimed at students wanting to pursue a rigorous scientific based mode of study in the theories underpinning how organisations function; how they deal with uncertainty; how they grow and expand; and how they make decisions and strategy.
Start of programme: September
Mode of Attendance: Full-time
- Subjects Preferred: Applicants without A-level Maths (or equivalent) must have a minimum of Grade B in GCSE Maths
- A Levels:
- GCSE Maths B (grade 6 in the new structure)
- 35 (665 at HL)
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Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction
Scottish Highers: AAABB
Scottish Advanced Highers: AAB
Irish LC: 340 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above
Advanced Placement: 4 4 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0
Euro Bacc: 80%
French Bacc: 14/20
German Abitur: 2.0
Italy DES: 80/100
Austria Mat: 2.0
Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects
- 3 years
- UK/EU fees:
- Overseas fees:
Fees for 2019/20 entrants. The fees are per academic year. Please note that fees go up each year. Further details can be found in the Fees and Funding tab on this page or in the Registry Undergraduate Tuition Fees page
Students take 120 credits each year.
The programme has been designed so that second and third year modules build on modules taken in first year.
List of modules (subject to availability)
List A - Year 2
List B - Year 3
The information on the programme page reflects the intended programme structure against the given academic session. If you are a current student you can find structure information on the previous year link at the top of the page or through your Department. Please read the important notice regarding changes to programmes and modules.
Full details of undergraduate tuition fees can be found on the Registry's Undergraduate Tuition Fees page.
Fees for 2019/20 entrants. The fees below are per academic year. Please note that fees go up each year.
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Graduates will have a firm grasp of accounting and financial management disciplines that should place them in a good position to pursue a career in accounting, finance, business, banking, consulting, media and other industries. Students who attain a first or upper second will be well-placed to embark on postgraduate study. The School of Finance and Management Studies (SFM) maintains close links with employers in the United Kingdom and its focus regions; the Research Centre for Global Finance in SFM has solid international links with multinational firms, governments and multilateral financial institutions. We expect that many of our graduates will move into manufacturing, banking, finance, consulting, media, and other industries.
Graduates have gone on to work for a range of organisations including:
- Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
- Euro Monitor International
- HM Treasury
- Western Securities Co. Ltd
Types of roles that graduates have gone on to do include:
- Trainee Chartered Accountant
- Business Relationship Manager
- Financial Analyst
- Market Research Executive
- Management Consultant
- Foreign Exchange Trading Business Manager
- Deputy Chief Executive Officer
- Events Manager
A Student's Perspective
Yiyi Li, China
I would recommend the MSc Finance and Financial Law programme at SOAS for those who are interested in both finance and financial law while also wish to compare the differences between jurisdictions. The programme is perfect for those who would like to pursue a career in relation to the emerging economies in the future.