BSc in Accounting and Finance 

For all first, second and third year students in 2014-15

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

1

AC100

Elements of Accounting and Finance

2

EC102

Economics B

3

MA107

Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (H) and

ST107

Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (H) or

ST102

Elementary Statistical Theory or

ST108

Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences *

4

One of:

 

MA100

Mathematical Methods (must be selected if ST102 taken under paper 3) or

 

MA110

Basic Quantitative Methods (must be selected if ST108 taken under paper 3)*
or an approved paper taught outside the Department

Year 2

5

AC211

Managerial Accounting

6

FM212

Principles of Finance

7

Either EC201 Microeconomic Principles I or EC202 Microeconomic Principles II or EC210 Macroeconomic Principles

8

One of:
Either EC220 Introduction to Econometrics or EC221 Principles of Econometrics
Either MG203 Organisational Theory and Behaviour (formerly ID200), LL209 Commercial Law or MG211 Operational Research Methods (formerly OR202)
A student may take approved papers to the value of one unit not listed above (normally papers available only to second or third year students), but permission will need to be sought from the Departmental Tutor.

Year 3

9

AC330 

Financial Accounting, Analysis and Valuation

10

Either AC310 Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organizational Control or AC340 Auditing, Governance and Risk Management

11

Either FM300 Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets or FM320 Quantitative Finance

12

One from the selection list below:

 

(if not already taken under papers 10 &11): 

 

AC310

Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organizational Control

 

AC340

Auditing, Governance and Risk Management

 

FM300

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets

 

FM320

Quantitative Finance

 

(if not already taken under papers 7 or 8):

 

EC201

Microeconomic Principles I

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles

EC220

Introduction to Econometrics or EC221 Principles of Econometrics

 

(if not already taken under paper 8):

 

EH207

The Making of an Economic Superpower: China since 1850

MG203

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (formerly ID200)

LL209

Commercial Law

MG211

Operational Research Methods (formerly OR202)

 

Or a course or courses to the value of one unit from the following (if not already taken under paper 8):

 

EC315

International Economics

 

EH240

Business and Economic Performance since 1945: Britain in International Context

 

LN320

Spanish Language and Society 5 (Mastery) (n/a 14/15)

LN330

French Language and Society 5 (Mastery)

MA207

Further Quantitative Methods (H)

MA212

Further Mathematical Methods

MA300

Game Theory

MA301

Game Theory 1 (H)

MA303

Chaos in Dynamic Systems (H)

MG206

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)

MG302

Topics in Management Research (H)

SO203

Political Sociology

SO212

Work, Management and Globalisation (n/a 14/15)

ST201

Statistical Models and Data Analysis (H)

ST203

Statistics for Management Sciences

ST307

Aspects of Market Research (H)

ST308

Bayesian Inference (H)

 

In exceptional circumstances a student may take a course not listed above (normally papers available only to second or third year students), but permission will need to be sought from the Departmental Tutor.

Notes

* ST108 and MA110 must be taken by those students who have not studied Mathematics beyond GCSE level or equivalent.

 

LSE100 is taken by all students in the Lent Term of Year 1 and the Michaelmas Term of Year 2. The course is compulsory but does not affect the final degree classification

This programme is externally accredited by the ICAEW, ICAS, CIMA and ACCA. Further information is available from the Department of Accounting (accounting@lse.ac.uk) or the BSc Finance and Accounting programme brochure (pdf)