Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

Accounting and Financial Management

Undergraduate                  BSc (Hons)

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What you'll study

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Introduction to Contemporary Business Practices

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Principles of Economics

  • Financial Accounting

  • Marketing

  • World Economy

Optional modules

  • Passport Languages

  • Summer School

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Financial Management

  • Financial Reporting

  • Information Systems in Accounting and Finance

  • Management Accounting

  • Research Methods

Optional modules

  • Business Law and Corporate Citizenship

  • Work Based Learning

  • Decision Making for Managers

  • Marketing Intelligence

  • Understanding Entrepreneurship

  • Summer School

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • International Finance

  • Dissertation or Research Project

  • Advanced Management Accounting

  • Current Issues in Financial Management

  • Advanced Financial Reporting

Optional modules

  • Business Project Management

  • Passport Languages

  • Work Based Learning

  • Management Consulting

  • Managing Your Money

"Hull was the only university that fit all of my criteria."

Oluwatomilola Oduntan

More about this course

Accounting and Financial Management at Hull is taught by staff with real-world experience, as well as academics at the forefront of research. You will learn how public-, private- and third-sector organisations are funded and accounted for. You'll also gain an understanding of how financial information is used to make vital business decisions and learn how to balance risk and reward in competitive, unpredictable environments.

You'll develop an in-depth understanding of global accounting and financial management though placements, projects, case studies, company visits, guest lectures and online mentoring. Many students choose to spend a year working on a professional placement or studying abroad as part of their degree. Summer schools are also available with a range of overseas partners. These are credit-bearing for degree purposes – a distinctive feature at Hull.

Our programmes are accredited by the main accountancy bodies: ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW and HKICPA. This offers significant exemptions from essential professional exams, giving you a faster route to qualifying as an accountant or financial manager.

Teaching and Learning

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Our degrees are accredited by all the main accounting bodies giving you a faster route to qualifying.

Graduates go on to careers with some of the world's biggest firms, including Deloitte and PwC.

Study abroad and gain valuable and life-enriching experience as part of your degree.

Find out more

Entry requirements

2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from 

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications 

UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications.

  • Applicants should have GCSE Maths at Grade 4 or C, or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths

Alternative qualifications

  • IB Diploma: 30 points
  • Access to HE Diploma: pass with minimum of 15 credits at distinction and 15 credits at merit

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance.

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

112 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £13,500

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Future Prospects

A range of employment possibilities are open to our graduates, including starting a new business. Recent graduates have found work with companies including Deloitte, Npower, the Civil Service, Asda and Deutsche Bank.

Graduates secured roles including financial analyst, administration manager, advertising manager, bank management trainee and financial administrator.

Others progressed on to further study here Hull or at educational institutions across the country and around the world.