Our accounting and finance degrees are aligned to a series of professional bodies, which can provide you with exemptions that allow you to gain professional or chartered status. As well as providing a route into accountancy, our accounting and finance courses can help you access a range of careers in the City of London and beyond, including as investors, foreign exchange brokers, researchers and analysts.
Opportunities for qualified accountants are extensive and our graduates have found work with companies such as Angel Finance, the Courtauld Institute, Grant Thornton, Hays Agency, Hartley Fowler LLP, the BBC and the Royal Opera House. Other graduates have gone on to work for employers such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and the Royal Bank of Scotland as financial analysts, investment bankers, credit analysts and traders.
Our economics courses are ranked second in London.
Our accounting, finance and economics undergraduate courses
Accounting and Finance (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
Our degree has a built-in foundation year and is ideal if you're interested in studying accounting and finance at undergraduate level but don't have the necessary requirements.
Accounting and Finance (Top-up) - BA (Hons)
This is a top-up version of our Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) degree. A top-up degree is the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree course and is for those who have a foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualification, or those wishing to study the final degree of their degree in London. This degree will help you on your way to becoming a qualified accountant or finding an alternative rewarding career in finance.
Accounting and Finance - BA (Hons)
The Accounting and Finance BA comes with a high level of professional exemptions from the accounting bodies ACCA, ICAEW, CIPFA, AIA and IFA.
Banking and Finance (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Start your degree in banking and finance with a foundation year - ideal if you don't have the necessary requirements for a standard undergraduate degree.
Banking and Finance (Top-Up) - BSc (Hons)
This top-up degree focuses on global banking and finance, examining the development, significance and challenges of banking and finance in the modern world. Completion of this degree will propel you towards a career in global banking.
Banking and Finance (with Integrated Professional Training) - BSc (Hons)
A variation in the Banking and Finance BSc (Hons) degree, this course includes a further year in paid employment in a finance services related organisation and is an excellent way to boost your employability.
Banking and Finance - BSc (Hons)
This degree focuses on global banking and financial services, examining the development, significance and challenges of banking and finance in the modern world. If you want a career in global banking in London, one of the world's financial epicentres, then look no further.
Business Economics - BA (Hons)
This course studies economic, investment and financial operations in organisations. You'll graduate ready for the business world, with strategic thinking and practical skills.
CICM Diploma in Credit Management Level 3 - Diploma
The CICM Diploma in Credit Management Level 3 course will help you develop the practical and theoretical skills for a career in credit management.
Economics (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This is the ideal course if you can't meet the requirements to start a standard undergraduate economics degree.
Economics - BSc (Hons)
Explore debates on economic growth, sustainability, banking and financial crises, and prepare for your career with a professional placement.
Economics and Finance (Top-up) - BSc (Hons)
This degree will prepare you for a career in finance and economics as you'll discover precise economic methods, quantitative techniques and contemporary analytical tools.
Economics and Finance - BSc (Hons)
Study this highly-rated undergraduate degree with direct access to market data from Bloomberg, and embark on your career in economics and finance.
Financial Mathematics (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course is ideal if you'd like to begin a career in finance or banking, but don't have the necessary requirements to enter the standard undergraduate course.
Financial Mathematics - BSc (Hons)
Study our Financial Mathematics BSc and you could find yourself progressing into a fascinating financial mathematics, finance or banking related career.
Mathematical Sciences (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course looks at the modern application of mathematics in different disciplines, including finance, programming, project management and statistics.
Mathematical Sciences - BSc (Hons)
If you love maths but have missed out on formal qualifications, or have taken a break from studying this course will help you develop your skills and knowledge, and prepare you for a successful career in the field.
Mathematics (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course has a built-in foundation year and is the ideal choice if you don't have the necessary qualifications to enter the three-year standard degree.
Mathematics - BSc (Hons)
This intense course offers built-in work placements, a balanced programme of applicable and theoretical mathematics, and knowledgeable staff to help develop your problem-solving and IT skills.
Mathematics and Computer Science (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree will open opportunities for you to enter a career in computer science or in roles that require strong math skills.
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News and success stories from our finance courses
Dr Sam Idowu announced as Editor-In-Chief for leading academic research publication
Published by Springer Palgrave Macmillan, the six-volume encyclopaedia will bring together leading global academic research addressing Sustainable Management.
Two graduates win Student Start-Up of the Year award
Two London Met graduates have been awarded the Student Start-Up of the Year award thanks to their hard work and perseverance as part of the Accelerator’s Launchpad programme.
Bank lending: Principles and practice
A new book written by Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor of Banking and Finance, will discuss the challenges and future of bank lending.
London Met lecturer appointed external examiner for the London Institute of Banking and Finance
Dr Nirmala Lee has been appointed to regulate external exams for a prestigious financial regulation organisation.
Discussing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability globally
Samuel Idowu will be attending the fourth international CSR conference, which London Metropolitan University is one of the sponsors.
Cass leads wave of London Met gains in Guardian University Guide
Art courses ranked second best in London again for student satisfaction, while the School of Computing and Digital Media's Maths course scores 10/10 for ‘Value Added’.
Students finish in top 20 in worldwide business competition
Two London Metropolitan University student teams took part in the University Business Challenge and finished in 13th and 18th place.
Senior Lecturer to take on new role as Associate Editor
Samuel Idowu has been appointed Associate Editor of a new online journal which will launch later this year.
Global success for London Met students
Eight students from London Metropolitan University have reached the semi-finals of worldwide Universities Business Challenge.
Students deliver to Standard Chartered Bank
A group of students were invited to deliver their presentations to representatives from the Standard Chartered Bank.
Associate Professor recognised as Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Dr Nirmala Lee is now one of four senior academics at London Met who have this recognition.
The International conference on Banking and Finance
National universities co-host finance conference
London Met teams up with national universities to co-host an international conference on banking and finance
Guildhall academic's work named Outstanding Business Reference Source
Samuel Idowu triumphs
Lecturer's Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility: CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance is named Outstanding Business Reference Source.
Students awarded for outstanding academic achievements at Standard Chartered Bank
Students receive award for academic achievement
London Met staff, students and the finance industry came together at Standard Chartered Bank to award students for their outstanding academic achievement.