BA Accounting

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The BA Accounting programme involves the study of accounting, business, finance and management. You will learn about accounting and finance within an organisational context, which will help you to understand how financial decisions are made. You will also acquire knowledge and skills in the preparation and interpretation of accounts, and develop an appreciation of the similarities and differences in practice between the UK and China. Graduates will be able to claim up to a nine-paper exemption from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK qualification and an eight-paper exemption from the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA), UK qualification.

Why should I study Accounting at XJTLU?

  • Designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in accountancy or in obtaining professional accounting qualifications prior to pursuing a career in business
  • Taught by full-time specialists who possess PhD degrees from top overseas universities and/or have comprehensive experience in industry
  • You will not only gain a broad knowledge of accounting and finance, but the real skills needed in the accounting profession and in industry, making you very attractive to potential employers
  • We have built close ties with some of the leading international chartered accountancy bodies, such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and we have developed strong partnerships with leading accounting firms including Deloitte and KPMG
  • You will be supported in finding and applying for internships or placements in accounting firms or other organisations, gaining the invaluable opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills in a real business environment
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
Qualification XJTLU BMan Accounting University of Liverpool BA Accounting
BA Accounting and Finance
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Knowledge and skills

When you graduate from BA Accounting you will be able to:

  • understand the technical language and practices of accounting and finance, such as financial and managerial accounting, auditing and taxation
  • record and summarise transactions, prepare financial statements and forecasts, and analyse business operations
  • evaluate the performance and financial situation of organisations
  • select and apply appropriate accounting and financial management tools to support organisational planning, decision-making and control.

I firmly believe that my academic experience has laid a solid foundation for my future career.

Ziyao Zhang Alumnus, BA Accounting, China



Many accounting graduates enter the accountancy profession, but you will also be well-equipped to pursue a career in finance such as a stockbroker, investment banker or insurance broker, or in the commerce industry or public service.


Entry requirements

Please visit the entry requirements page for the comprehensive list of qualifications required to study at XJTLU.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted via our online application system:

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  2. Create an account or log in to your existing account
  3. Complete your application

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For further details of how to successfully apply to study at XJTLU, please visit the how to apply page.