The Department of Accounting delivers an education that examines the crucial role accounting and finance plays in societies, economies, institutions and individual behaviours. Our BSc Accounting and Finance programme offers core disciplinary knowledge supplemented with options to cater for individual specialisations, such as risk management, corporate finance or management accounting.
Students take compulsory courses in accounting and finance, economics, mathematics and statistics during the three year degree programme. Our students can also select their own courses from within and outside of the Department. For more information about courses offered by the Department of Accounting, please watch our course videos.
For detailed information regarding entry requirements, programme content, preliminary reading and accreditation please visit our BSc Accounting and Finance programme page.
- Academic year 2021/22: September 2021 - June 2022
- Application deadline: 15 January 2021
- Duration: Three years full-time
- Applications/offers/intake 2019: 1,718/266/114
- Median salary of our UG students 6 months after graduating*: £28,000
- Top 5 sectors our students work in*: Investment banking, auditing, retail and commercial banking, accounting, central banking
Here we list our entry requirements in terms of A-levels and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. We also accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK and from overseas, so if you are not studying these qualifications please follow the relevant link. For our GCSE requirements please see the BSc Accounting and Finance programme page.
Please also note that LSE has subject preferences and some programmes may have specific requirements in terms of subjects you are required to take. Please see the programme page for this information.
UCAS code: NN34
A-levels: AAA with A in Mathematics
IB Diploma: 38 points overall. 666 in higher level subjects, including 6 in higher level Mathematics
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*The data was collected through an annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, aggregated over five years (2011-2016). The survey was completed by graduates approximately six months after their graduation ceremony. The median salary is calculated for those whose main activity is working full-time and includes those working outside the UK.