BSc in Accounting and Finance

Programme Code: UBAF

Department: Accounting

For students starting this programme of study in 2018/19

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the BA/BSc degrees (other than four-year BA/BSc degrees)

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.

Paper

Course number, title (unit value)

See note

LSE100 The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

Paper 1

AC100 Elements of Accounting and Finance (1.0)

Paper 2

EC100 Economics A (1.0) # or

 

EC102 Economics B (1.0) # A

Papers 3 & 4

Route A - For students without Mathematics beyond GCSE level or equivalent:

 

ST108 Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (1.0) # and MA110 Basic Quantitative Methods (1.0) #

 

OR

Route B - For students with Mathematics beyond GCSE level or equivalent, one of the following options:

 

EITHER
Both of the following plus courses to the value of 1.0 unit from the Year 1 options list:

 

MA107 Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (0.5) # and ST107 Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (0.5) #

Year 1 options list

 

OR

Both of the following:

 

ST102 Elementary Statistical Theory (1.0) # and MA100 Mathematical Methods (1.0) #

Year 2

Paper 5

AC200 Accounting Theory and Practice (1.0) #  (not available 2018/19)

Paper 6

FM212 Principles of Finance (1.0) # or

 

FM213 Principles of Finance (1.0) # B

Paper 7

One of the following options:

 

EC201 Microeconomic Principles I (1.0) # or

 

EC210 Macroeconomic Principles (1.0) #

Paper 8

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit from the following (if not already taken under Paper 7):

Year 2 options list

Year 3

Paper 9

AC331 Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

 

And either:

 

AC311 Financial Management and Organisational Control (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19) or

 

AC341 Auditing, Risk Management and Governance (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

Paper 10

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit from the following (if not already taken under Paper 9):

 

AC311 Financial Management and Organisational Control (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

 

AC312 Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

 

AC332 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

 

AC341 Auditing, Risk Management and Governance (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

 

AC342 Accounting, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

Paper 11

FM300 Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets (1.0) #

Paper 12

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit from the following (if not already taken under Paper 9 or Paper 10):

Year 3 options list

Notes

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.

Year 1 options list

GV101 Introduction to Political Science (1.0)

GY121 Sustainable Development (1.0)

LL104 Law of Obligations (1.0)

MG104 Operations Management (0.5) # and MG105 Organisational Behaviour and Leadership (0.5) #

PH101 Logic (1.0)


Year 2 options list

EC201 Microeconomic Principles I (1.0) #

EC210 Macroeconomic Principles (1.0) #

EC220 Introduction to Econometrics (1.0) #

EH240 Business and Economic Performance since 1945: Britain in International Context (1.0)

GV227 The Politics of Economic Policy (1.0) #  (not available 2018/19)

GY202 Introduction to Global Development (1.0)

GY222 Applied Environmental Economics (1.0)

LL203 Law of Business Associations (Company Law) (1.0) #

MA231 Operational Research Methods (1.0) #

MG205 Econometrics: Theory and Applications (1.0) #

MG212 Marketing (0.5)

ST201 Statistical Models and Data Analysis (0.5) #


Year 3 options list

AC311 Financial Management and Organisational Control (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

AC312 Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

AC332 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

AC341 Auditing, Risk Management and Governance (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

AC342 Accounting, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

FM320 Quantitative Finance (1.0) #

GY324 Environmental Governance (1.0)

LL293 Tax and Tax Avoidance (1.0)

MA300 Game Theory (1.0) #

MG303 International Business Strategy and Emerging Markets (0.5) #

MG305 Innovation and Technology Management (0.5)

ST309 Elementary Data Analytics (0.5) #


Footnotes

A : EC102 course allocation dependent on Economics A-level or equivalent background. See course guide for further information.

B : FM212 and FM213 course choice depends on Mathematics and Statistics courses taken by students in their first year. See course guides for further information.

# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.

Graduates from this programme may be eligible for exemptions subject to certain requirements as set by professional bodies such as the ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA and ICAEW. Further information is available from the Department of Accounting (accounting@lse.ac.uk) or the BSc in Accounting and Finance homepage.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to undergraduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the undergraduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the undergraduate summary page for future students.