BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Business and Management (Accounting)

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

Brunel Business and Management degrees will equip you with a broad knowledge and appreciation of business and management as well as the analytical, technical and interpersonal skills required to understand, analyse and address the problems that today’s companies face.

The accounting pathway gives students a broad overview of management issues with specialist knowledge of the applications of accountancy to the world of commerce.

The course offers:

  • A skills based element that is vocational in nature.
  • Hands-on experience using the industry software application Sage Accounting.
  • Offers professional exemptions from ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA and AIA.
  • Provides the opportunity to participate in industry business challenge initiatives from IBM and PWC.

Compulsory business modules offer you a range of skills in business and management (see Course Content), including an Introduction To Management; The Principles Of Marketing; Managing Information Technology; Organisation Behaviour, And International Business. Compulsory specialist subjects will include: Management Accounting - Decision Making, Accounting - Planning and Control, Business Law, Strategic Financial Management, Auditing and Assurance.

You will also learn valuable technical skills along the way: numerical methods and statistical software packages such as SPSS and EXCEL without the need for A-level maths or the overseas equivalent.

Once you graduate, provided you have passed certain modules, you will be exempt from some entry level examinations of all the professional accountancy bodies in the UK. For more information see Special Features.

Programme description

Brunel Business and Management degrees will equip you with a broad knowledge and appreciation of business and management as well as the analytical, technical and interpersonal skills required to understand, analyse and address the problems that today’s companies face.

The accounting pathway gives students a broad overview of management issues with specialist knowledge of the applications of accountancy to the world of commerce.

The course offers:

  • A skills based element that is vocational in nature.
  • Hands-on experience using the industry software application Sage Accounting.
  • Offers professional exemptions from ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA and AIA.
  • Provides the opportunity to participate in industry business challenge initiatives from IBM and PWC.

Compulsory business modules offer you a range of skills in business and management (see Course Content), including an Introduction To Management; The Principles Of Marketing; Managing Information Technology; Organisation Behaviour, And International Business. Compulsory specialist subjects will include: Management Accounting - Decision Making, Accounting - Planning and Control, Business Law, Strategic Financial Management, Auditing and Assurance.

You will also learn valuable technical skills along the way: numerical methods and statistical software packages such as SPSS and EXCEL without the need for A-level maths or the overseas equivalent.

Once you graduate, provided you have passed certain modules, you will be exempt from some entry level examinations of all the professional accountancy bodies in the UK. For more information see Special Features.

Key Modules
  • You will learn about the world of business and management and develop the skills to get a good job when you graduate.
  • You will enhance your ability to communicate your ideas and to take responsibility for your learning.
  • The accounting pathway will help you to develop transferrable intellectual vocational and interpersonal skills appropriate for careers in accounting or financial management.
Module & Subject

Level 1

Compulsory

  • Introduction to Management Enquiry
  • Managing Information with Technology
  • Organisational Behaviour and Analysis
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • International Business Environment
  • Principles and Practice of Marketing

Level 2

Compulsory

  • Principles and Practices of Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Management Accounting Decision Making
  • Management Accounting Planning and Control
  • Quantitative Methods in Business and Management
  • Accounting Information Systems

Level 3

Compulsory

  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Issues and Controversies in Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance

Optional, choose 2 from:

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures
  • Taxation
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability and Governance
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  16200.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER