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BSc in Accounting and Finance

Programme Code: UBAF

Department: Accounting

For students starting this programme of study in 2021/22

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Three-year Classification Scheme for BA/BSc degrees from the 2018/19 academic year.

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)

Year 1

Paper 1

AC100 Elements of Accounting and Finance (1.0)

Paper 2

EC1A3 Microeconomics I (0.5) # and EC1B3 Macroeconomics I (0.5) #

 

OR

 

EC1A5 Microeconomics I (0.5) and EC1B5 Macroeconomics I (0.5)

Papers 3 & 4

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:

 

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

Year 2

Paper 5

AC200 Accounting Theory and Practice (1.0) #

Paper 6

FM212 Principles of Finance (1.0) # or

 

FM213 Principles of Finance (1.0) # A

Paper 7

EITHER

 

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EC2A3 Microeconomics II (0.5) # 1  (not available 2021/22)

 

EC2B3 Macroeconomics II (0.5) # 2  (not available 2021/22)

 

EC2C3 Econometrics I (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

OR

 

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EC2A5 Microeconomics II (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EC2B5 Macroeconomics II (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EC2C3 Econometrics I (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

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 Accounting (0.5) #

 

And either:

 

AC311 Results Accountability and Management Control for Strategy Implementation (0.5) # or

 

AC341 Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Financial Audit (0.5)

Paper 10

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

 

AC311 Results Accountability and Management Control for Strategy Implementation (0.5) #

 

AC312 Performance Measurement, Strategy, and Uncertainty (0.5) #

 

AC332 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (0.5) #

 

AC341 Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Financial Audit (0.5)

 

AC342 Accounting, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

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

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)

PH111 Introduction to Logic (0.5) and PH112 Intermediate Logic (0.5) #


Year 2 options list

EC2A3 Microeconomics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2B3 Macroeconomics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2C3 Econometrics I (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2C4 Econometrics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

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

GY202 Introduction to Global Development (1.0)

GY222 Applied Environmental Economics (1.0)

LL202 Commercial Contracts (1.0) #

MA207 Further Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (0.5) #

MA231 Operational Research Methods (1.0) #

MG205 Econometrics: Theory and Applications (1.0) # 3

MG209 E-business (0.5)

MG212 Marketing (0.5)

MG213 Information Systems (0.5)

ST201 Statistical Models and Data Analysis (0.5) #


Year 3 options list

AC311 Results Accountability and Management Control for Strategy Implementation (0.5) #

AC312 Performance Measurement, Strategy, and Uncertainty (0.5) #

AC332 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (0.5) #

AC341 Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Financial Audit (0.5)

AC342 Accounting, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

EC2A3 Microeconomics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2B3 Macroeconomics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2C3 Econometrics I (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2C4 Econometrics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

FM320 Quantitative Finance (1.0) #

GY327 Global Environmental Governance (0.5)

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


Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

1 : Before taking EC2A3 you must take EC1A3

2 : Before taking EC2B3 you must take EC1A3
     Before taking EC2B3 you must take EC1B3

3 : MG205 can not be taken with EC220

Footnotes

A : 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.

Accreditation

Accredited by the following bodies for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) through the Accredited degree accelerated route.
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (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.