Accounting and Finance – BSc


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Professional recognition

The School of Business and Management has strong links with professional accountancy bodies the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). This course is accredited by ACCA. BSc Accounting and Finance students will be eligible to acquire exemptions to certain ACCA and CIMA exams by applying to the relevant professional body upon graduating.


Teaching and learning

Teaching and research are based on three pillars: governance; social justice and sustainability; as well as the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

You’ll receive approximately two hours of weekly contact time per module, comprising lectures led by academic staff and smaller seminar groups.

For every hour spent in class, you’ll complete a further two to three hours of independent study. You’ll have access to well-designed resources for this self-directed study, and we will pair you with an academic advisor to support your progress at all stages of your degree.


Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in May or June.

Resources and facilities

The School offers excellent on-campus resources to aid your studies, including:

  • A purpose-built media suite designed to support student entrepreneurship.
  • A dedicated Internships Coordinator to help with work experience opportunities and applications.
  • A free four-day leadership development course for third year students, providing practical leadership training outside the classroom.
  • An alumni network that can connect you to fellow Queen Mary graduates worldwide.
Course Info
Are you determined to succeed in the world of corporate finance? The Accounting and Finance BSc aims to provide students with broad knowledge and insight into the world of corporate finance. Throughout your course, you will undertake a number of compulsory modules in accounting and finance. You will also be able to choose from a wide range of optional modules, including economics, entrepreneurship, global supply chains, management and leadership. The course aims to help students develop a wide range of transferrable skills, including critical thinking, analytical problem solving, working in teams, researching, synthesising and communicating information.