This programme provides a firm foundation in accounting and finance and is accredited by the three major professional accounting associations.
At a Glance
UCAS Institution Name and Code
BSc Honours (London campus)
3 or 4 Years
IB: 35 points
You'll learn a balance of academic theory and real-life problem-solving skills that will be attractive to a wide range of employers.
The degree focuses on the core disciplines of:
- financial accounting
- management accounting
You will be based in Newcastle University London, which offers you the chance to study in London for a quality-assured degree from Newcastle University.
Degree optionsDegree options
This degree is available as:
- a three-year degree (N402)
- a four-year degree with placement (N404)
We also offer Accounting and Finance BA Honours at our Newcastle campus.
Work placement (optional)Work placement (optional)
Between Stages 2 and 3, you have the opportunity to spend a year on work placement.
This can boost your CV and equip you with valuable business experience.
While on placement you complete a personal learning record and reflective learning account.
You’ll receive support to find a placement that matches your skills and interests. This includes help to write your CV to send to our wide range of industry contacts.
The London campus has links with companies such as:
- Jack Wills
- Arcadia Group Ltd
- Diageo plc
You can apply directly to our four-year degree with placement (N404). Or you can apply to our three-year degree (N402) and ask to transfer to N404 if you decide you'd like to take a work placement (up until the end of Stage 2).
Professional exemptionsProfessional exemptions
If you want to become a chartered accountant, it is important to study a degree that is professionally accredited.
This shows that your degree meets the standards set by the industry, and often means that you do not need to take certain additional exams after you graduate (this is called an ‘exemption’).
This degree is accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Association of International Accountants (AIA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.
Industry linksIndustry links
Located on the edge of the world’s number one financial district, we pride ourselves on giving students unrivalled access to industry.
Working together with our industry partners, we offer:
- masterclasses delivered by industry professionals from a range of industries
- assignments using case studies set by our commercial partners
- work experience, including internships
- opportunities to work on practical real-life projects
- free public lectures to help you stay well-informed
Facilities and supportFacilities and support
This degree is run by Newcastle University London, based in our purpose-built campus on the edge of London’s finance district.
Our facilities include multi-purpose lecture theatres and modern seminar rooms, all containing interactive whiteboards.
These flexible learning spaces support:
- practical sessions
- supported private study
- postgraduate lounge
- learning resource centre
You will also have access to Newcastle University’s online learning resources. These include over half a million ebooks and electronic journals.
As a small campus in a major world city, we offer a friendly and supportive community, bringing the warmth of Newcastle University to the capital.
You will have a personal tutor to support your personal and academic development.
They will offer you practical advice and guidance on a range of issues, including academic advice on module choices and preparing for exams.
They can also help to signpost relevant careers and skills development opportunities.
Free in-sessional English classes are available to students that need extra support.