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Undergraduate Pathway in Accounting, Economics and Finance

The Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences boasts platinum ACCA teaching status, and Accounting courses offer nine exemptions from ACCA exam papers.
This pathway can lead onto two new integrated master’s degrees at Birmingham City University for 2017:

Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

University Foundation First Year Degree Second Year Degree Final Year Degree

£8,000 (one-semester)
£12,000 (two-semester)

£12,000

£12,000

£12,000

Location

Duration

Stage 1: One or two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters

Intakes

Stage 1: September, January and May

Stage 2: September and January

Study Location

Stage 1 and 2:
BCUIC Bournville Campus

Stage 3 and 4:
BCU’s City Campus

Stage 1: University Foundation

Modules

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  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication*

  • Business Studies*

  • Critical Thinking

  • Composition and Style*

  • Accounting*

  • Business Mathematics*

  • ICT Skills

  • Globalisation

* Modules covered in the one-semester variant

Stage 2: First Year Degree

Modules for Business Economics/Economics/Financial Economics

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  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Professional Development

  • Business Foundations

  • Principles of Economics

  • Business Analysis, Methods & Techniques

  • Applied Economics (Business Economics)

Optional modules for the Economics pathway

  • Marketing Foundations

  • Introduction to Management Accounting (Economics/Business Economics)

  • Applied Economics (Financial Economics)

Modules for Accounting and Finance/Business Accounting

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  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting

  • Business Foundations

  • Principles of Economics

  • Applied Accounting

  • Introduction to Management Accounting

  • Financial Information Systems

Modules for Business Finance/Finance and Investment

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  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Introduction to Finance

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting

  • Principles of Economics

  • Quantitative Methods for Finance

  • Applied Accounting

  • Financial Information Systems

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways

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  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

  • MAcc Accounting and Finance

  • BSc (Hons) Business Accounting

  • BA (Hons) Business Economics

  • BSc (Hons) Business Finance

  • MFin Business Finance

  • BA (Hons) Economics

  • BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment

  • MFin Finance and Investment

  • BA (Hons) Financial Economics

Birmingham City University is currently going through a period of curriculum transformation which will finish in time for September 2017.This may affect programmes from September 2017 onwards.The aim of this review is to modernise BCU’s programmes and ensure the University reaches its targets of delivering practice-based learning that will deliver high-quality employability skills to our students. This may result in a change in the name or progression options for your chosen degree course. BCU and BCUIC will keep all students updated about these changes, and if you have any further questions, do please contact us.