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Accounting and Finance (with Placement Year)
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Accounting and Finance (with Placement Year)

University of Greenwich
London, Great Britain
4 Years

Program Description

The modules on our accounting and finance degree include auditing, banking, taxation and strategic financial management, so you'll gain the right skills and knowledge to kick-start your career. Recent Greenwich accounting and finance graduates have joined KPMG, Grant Thornton and Barclays Investment Bank. The course is accredited by professional accounting bodies, including CIMA and ACCA.

• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit (pre/settled status, 3 years + with permanent address): £9,250
• Placement year fees: £1,000

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Foundation Year
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Apolytirion with grade 17 in English.
  • University of Greenwich English Language Test (OIETC): Overall grade B2+ with B2 in each skill.

Important Information:

  • If your English language qualification is below the standard requirements listed above, you may be eligible for our online pre-sessional English (PSE) programme.
  • If you do not currently hold an IELTS and think you might need a pre-sessional English programme to reach the required level, you can also take the University's English Language Test (UOGELT). If you do not achieve the required score for direct entry, you will be eligible to study our online pre-sessional course using your UOGELT result.


Year 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Introduction to Management Accounting (30 credits)
Personal and Professional Development 1 (Accounting) (15 credits)
Quantitative Methods (15 credits)
Introduction to Finance and Economics (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

Management Accounting (30 credits)
Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Future Paths
Business and Company Law (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Accounting Information Systems (30 credits)
Taxation (30 credits)
Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)

Placement Year

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

Business Placement (One year) (30 credits)
Work Placement (Business School)

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

Advanced Management Accounting (15 credits)
Advanced Financial Accounting (15 credits)
Finance (30 credits)
Strategic Financial Management (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Ethics and Corporate Governance (30 credits)
Audit and Assurance (30 credits)
Financial Business Intelligence (30 credits)
Managing Business Processes with SAP (30 credits)


  • Graduates entering the accountancy profession may go into public practice by joining an accountancy firm.
  • This can offer you the experience of working with multiple clients across various industries or the opportunity to specialise, for example, in auditing, stockbroking or consultancy.
  • Recent positions secured by our graduates include assurance associate at Grant Thornton, financial modeller at KPMG and counter risk trader at Barclays Investment Bank.

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