Judith John - Programme Leader
Programme Leader, Judith John, adopts a research-led approach to teaching, utilising active learning strategies and technology in the classroom to engage students in more meaningful ways. These include extensive use of simple methods such as classroom polling, discussion to case study analysis, role-playing, experiential learning, peer teaching, and flipped classroom approaches. Students get to know how to work methodically and systematically around an issue, and develop the ability to think creatively, independently, and critical about problem solving.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
The course provides exemptions from elements of examination for the following:
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- Association of International Accountants (AIA).
Depending on the exemptions sought, students may be required to undertake specific modules. Other exemptions are achieved upon completion of the course.
Student Managed Investment Fund
Lincoln International Business School offers the Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), which is an investment fund created, operated, and maintained by students within the school, with everything running within the real-world environment of finance.
Students will be managing real money with the with objective of positive returns whilst managing risk. Industry veteran and long-time lecturer Hao Quach will help support the students throughout, with many years of experience in all aspects of investment banking and 20 years teaching in multiple countries, Hao will use his experience to ensure the stability of the fund and provide guidance. Find out more about the Student Managed Investment Fund.
Work Placement Year
All full-time students on this course have the opportunity to take a year-long work placement after the second year. A work placement can allow students to gain valuable experience and apply their learning in practice. Students are encouraged to obtain placements in industry and do this independently, although tutors may provide support and advice during this process.
Please note that students who choose to undertake a work placement do not pay tuition fees for that year, but are required to cover their travel, accommodation, and general living costs.
There are also opportunities for relevant work experience and career development as part of the degree course itself, as well as through various other Lincoln International Business School and University schemes. For more information about this please visit LIBS work placements pages.
Each year the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales awards prizes to second year students who have excelled academically or made significant progress in key areas and skills that are vital for future accountants and business leaders. This award partnership is a recognition of how our degree is specifically designed to help our students develop the skills and techniques required by the accountancy profession, which can help them prepare for the workplace.
"I’ve received great teaching and amazing support over my degree. The lecturers make the content come alive by using real life examples and their own experiences."Paige Robson, BA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance graduate
A degree in Accountancy and Finance can prepare students for a career as an accountant, personal financial manager, tax adviser, chief financial officer, and beyond. Previous graduates have progressed to roles at HMRC and at companies including PwC and Santander.
Working in Partnership
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
Visit Us in Person
The best way to find out what it is really like to live and learn at Lincoln is to join us for one of our Open Days. Visiting us in person is important and will help you to get a real feel for what it might be like to study here.Book Your Place
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