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Bachelor in Accountancy (with Placement Year) (BSc) - Brunel
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Bachelor in Accountancy (with Placement Year) (BSc) - Brunel

Brunel University London
On campus
 3426 Points
4 Years
Apply date
Jul 2024
Start date
Sep 2024

EU Undergraduate Discount 2024/5 (Brunel)

Brunel University London offers EU scholarships (£8,000 - £12,000, depending on course fees) for this undergraduate program.

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Program Description

The bachelor in Accountancy (with Placement Year) (BSc) provides students interested in entering the profession with the knowledge, skills, and insights that inform current accountancy practice and financial management.

You’ll get a comprehensive grounding in the conceptual, professional, and practical aspects of accountancy at national and global levels, and develop your ability to identify and solve complex accounting problems across a range of business scenarios.

In the bachelor in Accountancy (with Placement Year) (BSc), you also gain a firm understanding of the financial drivers underpinning business leadership, strategy, planning, governance, and ethics.

The placement year costs £1,385.

Entry Requirements

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Course Content

This bachelor in Accountancy (with Placement Year) (BSc) is designed to give you a comprehensive grounding in the skills, theories and professional practices of the accounting profession.

Brunel’s accounting degree consists of compulsory and optional modules and a final 10,000-word dissertation.


Teaching and Learning

Our staff have national and international reputations for their research, publications and applied work. This means that your education will be innovative, inspiring and cover the most up-to-date industry knowledge.

Your accounting course will consist of lectures, workshops, seminars, one-to-one supervision, guest speakers from industry, site visits and team and project-based learning.

You will have 12 to 14 hours of directed study a week in Level 1. This number decreases in Levels 2 and 3. Students are also expected to undertake substantial independent study.



Year 1

Financial Markets

Professional Skills and Statistics

Quantitative Methods in Accountancy, Economics and Finance

Accountancy for Business

Foundations of Economics

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Year 2

Company Law and Regulation

Management Accounting


Ethics in Accountancy

Research Methods for Accountancy Project

Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis

Placement Year

This program will give you hands-on experience in a real-life working environment. You can tailor the final year of your course to specialise in an area of particular interest.

Year 4

Core Modules:
Advanced Financial Reporting
Auditing and Assurance
Accountancy Project
Financial Management

Optional Modules:
Comparative and Contemporary Issues in Accountancy
Strategic Analysis
Forensic Accounting

Jobs - Careers

The graduates are employed in many fields, with roles at:

  • NatWest (Financing Futures)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • KPMG
  • Treasury and Bank of England
  • BP
  • Xerox
  • Marks and Spencer

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