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Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Accounting and Finance and Economics

Develop the specialised skills and knowledge to drive your career as an accountant and economist.
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2024

Course overview

If you’re a logical and numerical thinker with a curiosity to explore connections between society and the business world, then this is the course for you.

By combining Accounting and Finance with Economics, you will boost your career prospects and gain a unique perspective on decision-making in the financial sector. This is your opportunity to gain the skills you need to make a difference in the world around you.

Accountants and those in financial services are essential in any business. You will learn the detail-oriented world of accountancy and finance, and how people and groups make decisions in the context of a broader economic climate. Through theoretical and practical experience, you will learn key finance and accounting principles and acquire the skills to construct and use economic models.

Why study Accounting and Finance and Economics at Kent?

Your support network.

Access wide-ranging support through our careers and employability service, student support and wellbeing, and health services.  

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World-leading experts.

Our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide.

Excellent opportunities.

Immerse yourself in our joint honours programme.

Accreditation

On successful completion of the course you’ll meet the requirements for accreditation by ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CPA Australia, and CIPFA.  

'Triple crown' accredited

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Entry requirements

Typical A level offer
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The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications. Click below to find out more.

Course structure

You’ll learn about accounting and finance, its role in business and society, and explore core elements of the subject such as Financial Accounting, Business Law, Economics and Strategic Management.

How you'll study

Our teaching staff bring the subject to life and draw you into the conversation through lectures, seminars, presentations and computer-based simulations.

Year in industry puts Loredana in the driving seat.

Accounting, Finance and Economics student Loredana reflects on her exciting placement year at global car giant, Honda.
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Your future

Our graduates look to make their mark on the organisations they join, whether they are large multinational companies or small local firms in Kent.

Kent Business School students make their ambitions known, working at companies like:

  • eNett
  • Deloitte
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Government Economic Service
  • Institute for Economic Affairs
  • Office for National Statistics
  • PwC
UK accounting and finance graduate salaries
Very high
£27,458
Average base pay (257 salaries)
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A vibrant environment

See what it's like to study Accounting and Finance and Economics at Kent with a tour of our Canterbury campus.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • UK
    £9,250
  • EU
    £18,600
  • International
    £18,600
  • UK
    £4,625
  • EU
    £9,300
  • International
    £9,300

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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Next steps

Ready to apply?

If you are from the UK or Ireland, you must apply for this course through UCAS. If you are not from the UK or Ireland, you can apply through UCAS or directly on our website if you have never used UCAS and you do not intend to use UCAS in the future.

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