University of Greenwich
Accounting and Financial Information Systems BA (Hons)
University of Greenwich

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Increase your career and earning potential with an accounting and financial information systems degree which is accredited by professional accounting bodies such as CIMA and ACCA.

Our degree in accounting and financial information systems focuses on systems and models, including quantitative analysis and management accounting controls. It also teaches software and systems skills such as Excel, Access and SAP to give you the essential practical skills you'll need.

The course is accredited by professional accounting bodies CIMA and ACCA. This means that if you successfully complete this degree with the relevant modules, it may reduce the number of exam papers you have to sit in order to gain professional accounting qualifications.

Popular roles for our accounting and financial information systems graduates include business and financial analysts, or working in financial modelling.

What you should know about this course

  • Ideal for those who like to work with numbers, solve business problems, and learn about leading enterprise systems like SAP and SAGE 50 accounts

  • This degree is accredited by the professional bodies CIMA and ACCA, increasing your career earning potential

  • Our courses in Accounting and Finance have 85% in student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)

  • Our courses in Accounting and Finance are ranked in TOP 3 for student satisfaction in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)

  • Our courses are ranked TOP 10 in Accounting & Finance subjects in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)

Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Association of International Accountants (AIA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Association of International Accountants (AIA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 8 graduates of Accounting and Financial Information Systems BA (Hons) at University of Greenwich for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Accounting.

Overall student satisfaction
92 /100
8 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Accounting and Financial Information Systems BA (Hons) at University of Greenwich

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Accounting and Financial Information Systems BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £22000 £25000
25-75 percentile range £21500 - £30000 £16000 - £27000 £19500 - £32000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Accounting

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24442 £26337 £32687
25-75 percentile range £20217 - £29991 £20039 - £35479 £22742 - £46545

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Accounting and Financial Information Systems, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Accounting and Financial Information Systems BA (Hons) at University of Greenwich

25% Finance Professionals
15% Administrative occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Sales occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Process, plant and machine operatives

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



On this course, students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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Costs

Tuition Fees Accounting and Financial Information Systems BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
EU £14500 year 1
International £14500 year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of University of Greenwich in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Greenwich in related subject specific rankings.

Business

    • #49 
    • #65 
    Accounting & Finance
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
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About University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich operates on government funding, and is based in London and Kent, England. The university’s main campus, the Old Royal Naval College, as well as its Avery Hill campus are located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in Greater London. Its satellite campus in Medway, Kent is part of a collaboration with the University of Kent.

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Where is this programme taught

Greenwich Campus
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