About this degree

You'll learn from practicing lawyers, business leaders and leading academics and will gain a solid understanding of the accounting and legal professions, opening doors for a multitude of career paths.

This degree combines two of the most business critical functions, allowing you to develop both accounting skills and legal knowledge.

Widen your skillset and open doors to a multitude of careers

  • Accounting and legal professions are increasingly intertwined and this degree will give you a grounding in both subject areas.
  • You’ll learn from practicing lawyers, business leaders and leading academics.
  • Our real-world approach to teaching will give you the perfect balance of academic theory and practical experience.
  • We’ll help you develop the key competencies that employers value, such as collaboration, teamwork and self-awareness.
  • You’ll look at a range of jurisdictions around the world and gain a solid understanding of the key accounting functions.
  • We work with professional bodies so you’ll gain exemptions from professional qualifications as you study.

You'll graduate with a degree from the University of Kent. Known as the UK’s European University, the University of Kent is ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2017, it is also ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity out of 122 multi-faculty universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and has the fifth equal highest score for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015, out of 115 multi-faculty institutions. It has also been voted one of the top five universities for teaching in the UK, according to the Times Higher Education (THE).

You’ll get direct exposure to hugely successful real-world lawyers and business leaders, through weekly legal workshops, termly industry conferences and an annual residential. Previous workshops and conferences have been facilitated by leading representatives from Unilever, Savills, Merrill Lynch, Direct Line Group, Holiday Extras, Atos and PA Consulting. You’ll get the chance to compete in national and international competitions and business challenges too.

Course summary

  • UCAS CODE
    M201
  • INSTITUTION CODE
    P34
  • LOCATION
    Pearson Business School MidTown
  • COURSE START DATES
    September
  • TUITION FEES
    £9,000 per year or only £6,000 p.a. with a fee waiver
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Full time
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    3 years (FT). Option to accelerate and complete the programme in 2 years (subject to minimum numbers)* It is not possible to apply for an accelerated programme; on completion of level 4, our full-time students have the opportunity to request to accelerate to a two-year programme. The decision to allow this is based on the student's performance in their assessments in the programme so far
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Typical offer: 128-120 UCAS points (ABB to BBB at A Levels) and interview

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