Law and Accounting and Finance

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:48 months
Local:$ 9k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 12.5k / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2022
StudyQA ranking:693

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This innovative degree offers you the exciting opportunity to study Law and Accounting & Finance in a four-year programme with dual professional recognition; giving you the opportunity to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree (enabling you to progress to the next stage of legal training in England and Wales), and professional content required for accountancy.

Covering the foundations of law alongside comprehensive coverage of accountancy and finance (taught by highly regarded and internationally connected Kent Business School), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues, and a thorough understanding of principles, theories and models in accounting and finance.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 12450 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

LW502 - Business Law

AC300 - Financial Accounting I

CB314 - Quantitative Models and Methods for Accounting and Finance

EC302 - Introduction to Economics

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

LW315 - Introduction to Obligations

LW316 - Foundations of Property

LW588 - Public Law 1

CB547 - Strategic Management

AC506 - Financial Accounting II

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

AC508 - Principles of Finance

AC520 - Management Accounting 1

LW592 - Public Law 2

LW593 - European Union Law

LW597 - The Law of Obligations

Stage 4

Possible modules may include:

LW598 - Equity and Trusts

LW599 - Land Law

LW601 - Advanced Level Criminal Law

AC507 - Management Accounting II

AC502 - Business Finance

LW594 - Skills in Legal Interpretation

LW595 - Access to Land

LW596 - Gender, Sexuality and Law

LW589 - The Skills of Argument - How to Argue and Win

LW591 - Family Law

LW602 - Law and Medical Ethics

LW604 - Morality and Law

LW607 - Reading Twentieth Century Murder Cases

LW608 - Law in Action

LW609 - Advanced Topics in Property Law: the politicsof ownership

LW611 - Law Dissertation Autumn Option

LW615 - Neuroscience in Law: Forensic, Medical and Ethical Aspects

LW617 - Legal Ethics: Exploring the Ethics of Lawyersand Lawyering

LW623 - Race, Religion and Law

LW624 - Labour Law

LW626 - Appropriate Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice

LW603 - Race, Religion and Law

LW570 - Law and Social Change

LW600 - Law, Science and Technology

LW505 - The Family and the Law

LW506 - International Law

LW507 - Critical Legal Theory

LW509 - Human Rights and English Law

LW514 - Labour Law

LW517 - International Business Transactions

LW518 - The Law of Evidence

LW519 - Law and Medical Ethics

LW520 - Company Law and Capitalism

LW522 - Comparative Law

LW523 - Mental Health Law

LW540 - The Philosophy of Law

LW541 - Legal History

LW542 - Policing

LW543 - Clinical Option:Legal Process and Public Legal Services

LW544 - Punishment and the Penal System

LW551 - Law and Literature

LW552 - European Legal Systems

LW555 - Banking Law

LW556 - Intellectual Property Law

LW563 - Law - Dissertation

LW566 - Law Dissertation (1 unit option)

LW571 - Law and Society: Regulating Communities

LW572 - Immigration Asylum & Nationality Law

LW579 - The Law & the Media: Freedom of Expression as it relates to the Media

LW580 - Consumer Law

LW581 - Law and Literature

LW582 - Banking Law

LW583 - Art Law

LW584 - Forensic Science in Criminal Trials

LW585 - Environmental Law I

LW586 - Environmental Law II


The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications, typical requirements are listed below, students offering alternative qualifications should contact the Admissions Office for further advice. It is not possible to offer places to all students who meet this typical offer/minimum requirement.

  • A level: AAA/AAB
  • GCSE: Mathematics grade B
  • Access to HE Diploma:The University of Kent will not necessarily make conditional offers to all access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. If an offer is made candidates will be required to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): The university will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF;OCR) on a case by case basis please contact us via the enquiries tab for further advice on your individual circumstances.
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall or 17 points at HL including Mathematics 4 at HL (Mathematics Studies 5 at SL)

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Kent.

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