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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

BSc (Hons) Accounting and FinanceProgramme Overview

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance (Awarded by University of London)
  • Duration: 3 years (Full-time)
  • Location: BUV Campus, Ecopark, Hanoi
  • Timetable: Students’ timetable will be sent to BUV students’ emails prior to the commencement date of each semester

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Degree awarded by one of the most prestigious universities in the UK

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Benefit of LSE’s academic expertise and the backing of the University of London

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

A rigorous programme analysing all modern approaches to accounting, finance and investment decision making

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Extra entry option available through 1-year International Foundation Programme (IFP)

This BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree at BUV is awarded by the University of London – one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK, and is designed for students interested in careers in accounting, finance and corporate finance.

  • Highly mathematical degree: The programme equips students with the required analytical tools and skills necessary for a career in accountancy or auditing, with rigorous modules analysing all modern approaches to accounting, finance and investment decision making.
  • Professional qualification opportunities: A highly potential background for students intending to pursue professional qualifications from prestigious institutions such as ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) (UK and others), ICAEW (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), and so on.
  • Globally recognised teaching quality: The programme is developed and its examinations are set and graded by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)* – a century-long world leader in economic thought and the practical applications of economic, business, and managerial theories and techniques.
  • Powerful momentum for academic path: Students are exposed to opportunities to pursue a master’s degree at prestigious UK/USA universities.

*LSE is a College of the University of London and is responsible for the academic direction of the Economics, Management, Finance and Social Sciences (EMFSS) programmes available as University of London International Programmes. This means that LSE academics and administrative staff develop syllabuses, write subject guides, develop online learning opportunities and materials, advise teaching institutions and prepare and mark examinations.

BSc (Hons) Accounting and FinanceCourse Structure
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Year 1
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Year 1

Introduction to Economics

Mathematics 1 (½ unit)

Statistics 1 (½ unit)

Principles of Banking and Finance

Principles of Accounting

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Year 2
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Year 2

Managerial Economics

Microeconomics (Optional)

Asset pricing and Financial markets

Financial Reporting

Management Accounting

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Year 3
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Year 3

Auditing and Assurance

Accounting: Markets and organisations

Management Science Methods

Valuation and securities analysis

Statistical methods for Market research (Optional)

Mathematics 2 / Statistics 2 (Optional)

This course is designed to introduce students to basic economic reasoning and analysis and provide a firm foundation for further economic and financial modules. You will be able to define the main economic concepts and describe the models used in economic analysis, and apply economic models to real-world issues and events while understanding the limitations of the models in economic analysis.

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This is level two microeconomics course. It is less theoretical than the option, Microeconomics, and more attention is given to topics which are relevant to managerial decision making. Managerial economics requires more quantitative skills than its option, Microeconomics, does.

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This course introduces students to the principles of external auditing and other assurance services. Both theoretical and practical aspects of the audit process will be considered including recent developments in the organisation of the profession, the regulatory framework governing practitioners and factors affecting the future evolution of the practice of auditing and other assurance services.

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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Programme Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding

A student will be able to:
• Communicate knowledge and understanding of several of the major contexts within which accounting operates, based on a critical evaluation of related theoretical and conceptual frameworks and of empirical evidence as to its effects;
• Communicate knowledge and understanding of, and appropriate ability to use and critically evaluate, current and major alternative technical languages and practices of accounting, together with appropriate ability to apply them;
• Record and summarise financial data and prepare financial statements;
• Manipulate financial and other numerical data and appropriate understanding of and ability to apply mathematical and statistical concepts;
• Communicate and apply knowledge and understanding of the principles of business information systems management at an appropriate level;
• Analyse business activities and perform financial analyses and projections in appropriate contexts of planning, decision making and control at an appropriate level; and to recognise the limitations of these techniques;
• Communicate knowledge and understanding of financial management, risk, and the operation of financial markets at appropriate level, based on critical evaluation of theories and empirical evidence.

Intellectual and cognitive skills

A student will be able to:
• Locate, extract, analyse and draw reasoned conclusions from multiple sources (including electronic sources) of appropriate literature and relevant data and acknowledge and reference sources appropriately;
• Critically analyse arguments;
• Assimilate and lucidly evaluate alternative views.

Transferable skills

A student will be able to:
• Communicate effectively in a written context;
• Use information technology (spreadsheets, word-processing and online databases) appropriately;
• Organise information, and to assimilate and evaluate competing arguments;
• Manage their own learning, including working effectively to deadlines;
• Be open minded and have a capacity to handle ideas and scrutinise information in critical, evaluative, and analytical ways.

Exit qualifications

Students exiting with a Certificate of Higher Education would expect to:
• Have the essential introduction to that subject;
• Demonstrate an understanding on the concepts and principles related to their area of study; and
• Be able to communicate ideas and findings in a reliable and structured way.

Students exiting with a Diploma of Higher Education would, in addition, expect to:
• Develop a greater understanding and a sophistication of thinking as they work through the courses;
• Build on their existing knowledge to approach the concepts and principles from a wider context;
• Be at a stage where they will have obtained qualities and skills necessary for employment and further study in the area.
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Employability

BSc Accounting and Finance graduates may particularly consider the following areas:

  • Accounting professions
  • Investment banking
  • Management consultancy
  • Financial management
  • Investment analysis and management

They will have a sound basis for careers in a wide range of areas from major corporations to small businesses, government organisations, the voluntary sector, international organisations and the media.

BSc (Hons) Accounting and FinanceAdmission Requirements

Academic Requirements

Aged 17 or over. One of the following qualifications:

  • Complete IFP programme
  • Complete A level or IB with good grade of one of the following:
    • Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma: comparable to UK GCSE/IGCSE grade A – C / 9 – 4 provided grade 5 – 10 is achieved on a subject for subject basis in final year of schooling (with the exception of English Language)
    • Mathematics to UK GCSE/IGCSE Level (Grade C) or equivalent

English Language Requirements

One of the following:

  • A proficiency test passed within the last 3 years:

    • (IELTS) International English Language Testing System: 6 overall, with 5.5 in each sub-test (Academic or General or IELTS Indicator Online Test)

    • Pearson Test of English, Academic: 54 overall, with 54 in Reading and Writing elements

    • (TOEFL) iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language (including Special Home Edition test): 87 overall, with 21+ in Reading and Writing sub-tests and 19+ in Speaking and Listening sub-tests

  • An award within the past 3 years: International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): English as a Second Language (grade C)
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Fees & Financial Aid

Fees

Tuition fee information for students enrolling from January 2024:

Tuition Fee Other Fees* Total Fee
UoL International Foundation Programme VND 107,280,000 VND 102,128,000 VND 209,408,000
Degree VND 721,668,000 VND 402,359,000 VND 1,124,027,000
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* Other fees include Education Resource Fee, Student Affairs Fee and University of London Fee

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Financial Aid

The British University Vietnam (BUV) scholarship fund was established in 2018 with the goal of giving students the opportunity to study UK undergraduate and graduate programmes in an international learning environment. With an aim to improve and increase accessibility to high-quality education, BUV has officially launched the fund valued at 87 billion VND in 2024 with hundreds of scholarships and financial aid made available.

You can visit our Scholarship page to find out more and check your eligibility.

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