Accounting and Finance with a Year in Industry BA (Hons) Add to your prospectus

  • Offers study abroad opportunities Offers study abroad opportunities
  • This degree is accreditedAccredited

Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: N401
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • Typical offer: A-level : AAB / IB : 35 with no score less than 4 / BTEC : Applications considered
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  • Taught by professionally qualified accountants with a range of experience and industry links so you can develop the latest knowledge from those that have applied it in the business world

  • Boost your employability with more main professional body exemptions than any other Russell Group Accounting and Finance programme

  • 100% of our Accounting and Finance with a Year in Industry Students were satisfied with their course according to the National Student Survey 2017

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB Accredited.

Our BA Accounting and Finance programme has a theoretical and practice-led approach covering the core aspects of accounting and finance including financial accounting, management accounting and finance. It also covers specialist areas such auditing, taxation and strategy to a level equivalent to the ICAEW professional stage.

On the Year in Industry programme you spend Year Three on placement in industry.

Choosing this highly accredited course can give you an advantage in a range of careers including: accountancy – both in practice and in industry, investment banking, asset management and insurance in organisations such as Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, KPMG, NHS, PwC, Siemens as well as in the public sector. Some students also pursue further postgraduate study.

Links with Professional Bodies

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   Uploaded 2016. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Awarded to BA Accounting and Finance and BA Business Management.

With close industry links, excellent teaching, and quality content the programme is accredited by the professional accountancy bodies and receives the maximum number of exemptions available to any university from the:

Department Key Facts

Number of first year students

655 Year One undergraduates across all programmes in 2015

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Accreditation from professional bodies across all our programmes

Why this subject?

Enhance your employability with our co-curricular programme

With the Management School’s unique 'ULMS Extra' programme you will go beyond the core curriculum and have the opportunity to develop your employability and personal networks by participating in specially designed activities, business societies and business competitions.

Reach your full potential

Our committed Student Support team is available to provide learning and development opportunities such as study skills sessions, placement advice, study abroad opportunities and pastoral support to help get the most of your student life and prepare you for the global workplace.

Benefit from our range of industry links and research expertise

We have outstanding links with private and public sector organisations as well as leading academics conducting cutting-edge research which helps shape our innovative curriculum to ensure that you develop knowledge and skills grounded in the real world. 

Gain a global perspective

With a vibrant international learning community you’ll be exposed to business ideas and cultures from the UK and beyond, drawing on a long tradition of commercial acumen in one of the world's truly global cities, still at the heart of international trade and interaction. 

Take advantage of innovative teaching methodologies

Modules are taught using the latest active learning techniques including business simulations, real-world case studies, social media, interactive participation software, lecture capture and real-time financial and business data using our Bloomberg Trading Floor.  

Tailor your studies to suit your interests and career aspirations

Our programmes offer flexibility, choice and opportunities allowing you to pursue your career and life aspirations. See what our current students think about their studies and what some of our graduates are doing now.