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Accounting, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 21 days
    Duration
University rank #26 (WUR) ,
The Department of Accounting enjoys a pre-eminent reputation for the excellence of their teaching and research, and for their leading role in shaping public-policy issues. They rank alongside the most highly-rated departments in accounting worldwide, with accounting having been taught at LSE since 1896.

About

The Department, along with the Departments of Finance and Management, was ranked as the UK leader for Business and Management Studies in the most recent National Research Assessment Exercise.

The Department of Accounting combines global appeal with a distinctive European orientation in terms of institutional knowledge and affiliations, as well as intellectual traditions. Alongside this, the department continues to enjoy a reputation as one of the leading groups in the world for teaching and research on the economic, institutional and organisational aspects of accounting and financial management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
    • Duration description
      Three week courses run over three sessions, allowing students to study with us for three, six or nine weeks.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Quantamentals
  • Managerial Accounting and Financial Control
  • Business Analysis and Valuation

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    107

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

We expect all applicants to show grades of around B+ (GPA 3.3). In some instances it is possible to accept slightly lower grades, depending on the strength of the application as a whole.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

In order to apply for the Summer School, you must provide the following:

  • 100 level courses:Proof of an offer of a place at university or a transcript showing you are currently attending/have previously attended university; or
  • 200 and 300 level courses:A university transcript showing you meet course specific prerequisites
  • You are also required to provide evidence of meeting our language requirements (if a non-native English speaker).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2300 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 GBP per module and a duration of 21 days.
  • National Applies to you

    2300 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 GBP per module and a duration of 21 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • One Session: £2,300 (student), £3,300 (standard)
  • Two Sessions: £3,990 (student), £5,800 (standard)
  • Three Sessions: £4,650 (student), £7,200 (standard)

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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