BSc in Accounting and Finance

        If you enjoy controlling the figures, then the world of finance could be for you. Learn how to maximise your impact on an organisation’s financial health with our BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance. With over 70% of our students going onto industry roles, this degree is recognised by professional bodies – ACCA, IFA, CIMA and ICAEW.

The BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance will equip students to work as finance professionals, specializing in corporate finance and related areas like equity analysis, derivatives trading or foreign exchange dealing.  It will also develop their confidence and transferable skills in areas that are sought by employers, such as communications, problem solving, critical thinking, and professional development.

Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?

        Our Accounting and Finance degree is a great start for your career. From day one, you’ll develop the theoretical and practical skills needed to succeed as an accountant or finance professional. You will study a variety of subjects, which involve learning about the business environment and people management, as well as the fundamentals of accounting and finance.

        You’ll graduate from this degree with the skills and knowledge to operate within a business function of an organisation or continue your studies to specialise your career, eg as a chartered accountant.

        Thanks to our links with professional bodies, we have direct access to industry experts who help to shape our courses. You will graduate safe in the knowledge that you have the skills and accreditations employers want.

The following professional bodies currently accredit this degree:

  • ACCA – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • ICAEW – Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • IFA – Institute of Financial Accountants.

Entry Requirement:

  • Grade 12thgraduate/ two full A-levels (or equivalent)

Mode and Duration:

  • 3 years/ Full Time

No of Credits Upon Completion of the course:

  • BTEC HND Diploma in BusinessAccounting and Finance - 240 
  • BSc (Hons) in  Accounting and Finance– 120

               Total of 360 credit hours

Awarding Body:

  • Pearson Education Ltd, United Kingdom
  • New Buckinghamshire University, United Kingdom

Programme Structure:

Pearson BTEC HND Diploma in Business Management Level 4


  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Processes and Planning 
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour 


  • Leadership and Management
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting Principles

Pearson BTEC HND Diploma in Business Management Level 5


  • Human Resources ? Value and Contribution to Organisational Success 
  • Managing Successful Business Project
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Reporting


  • Develop Individuals, Teams & Organisations
  • Financial Management
  • Research Project ( Pearson Set)


  • BM631-Research Methods
  • BM633-Strategic Agility
  • BM636- UK Taxation


  • BM638-International Finance
  • BM637-Coprorate Governance & Ethics BM639-FinancialReporting II 
  • BM634- Dissertation

Why study this subject?

        If you really enjoy controlling and managing the figures, then accounting and finance is the perfect career path for you. Every organisation needs accurate financial and business information in order to survive and to make decisions about future growth.

        This programme will benefit those aspiring to be accountants or working in the world of finance. It includes learning skills that build on investment and commercial banking, insurance, consultancy and financial markets.


        There has always been a big demand for qualified specialists in accounting and finance, meaning that you can expect to graduate with a variety of rewarding career options ahead of you. With the diverse nature of accounting and finance you can seek out jobs in any sector, from business, banking, non-profit to international corporations.

        Not only will you be graduating with a coveted qualification, the additional benefit of having studied a degree accredited professional bodies, the ACCA, CIMA, IFA and ICAEW means that you start one step closer to becoming a fully qualified accountant.