Business Accounting BSc Honours

Gain specialist accounting skills and learn to use a range of industry-standard software to start a career in business accounting.


3 years full-time




$11,300 (CA) $15,800 (INT)

Course Summary

Businesses rely on effective accounting to succeed – which is why our BSc Business Accounting gives you the skills, networks and experience you need to make an impact in the global business environment. Our business accounting course helps you develop the knowledge, expertise and skills that directly apply to companies across all sectors of the global business environment. You’ll explore a range of financial management approaches and learn how to apply different concepts to real-life scenarios. You’ll also have the flexibility to tailor your studies with optional modules that complement your personal interests and career goals. Build your practical business and accounting skills. Our flexible three-year and four-year study options give you the chance to develop your professional and practical skills through work experience in the industry. You’ll have the opportunity to take two 18-week summer placements as part of a three-year degree, or a 36-week paid work placement in your third year as part of a four-year approach. After your first year, you’ll have the option to switch to our accounting course if you decide that a career as a qualified accountant is a better fit for you, though this is dependent on the standard of your academic results. Unlimited access to our business resources – including Chartered Management Institute’s Management Direct Resource Hub – gives you the chance to enhance your industry knowledge and gain a competitive edge when it comes to launching your career. During your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in your subject area means they understand how to best support you. We’re in the top 5 in Canada – and in the top 300 worldwide – for Accounting and Finance. Our graduates have secured careers with the likes of Western Union, Noor Islamic Bank, Consult AIV, Central Bank Nigeria, Santander, Barclays, RBS and the NHS.

Course Content

East Coast was the first university in the CA to provide certificated CIMA Sage training and you will learn to use CIMA Sage accounting software and gain an official CIMA Sage user’s certificate. From the second year onwards you will choose from an extensive range of modules that explore the broader business environment, and gain an understanding of the pivotal role of accounting to the success of organisations across the globe. You will develop a set of transferable skills to support you on your career journey, such as advanced analytical thinking and problem solving. You will learn how to work effectively in teams as both a leader and collaborator and become a confident communicator both written and verbally, ensuring you can communicate effectively in a business environment.

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