B.Sc. (Hons)

Accounting & Finance

Learn accounting & finance through a hands-on curriculum & graduate with a degree from the University of London while studying in India

Deadline: 10th September, 2023

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Program Highlights

Get an LSE Education: Study an LSE curriculum at the Accounting & Finance programme that will help you build a strong foundation

Gateway to Professional Certifications: Get a waiver for GMAT & GRE when applying for Masters’ in USA & UK

A Holistic Curriculum: Develop an in-depth understanding of corporate finance, management, valuation & securities analysis

Transfer to LSE: Top students get a chance to transfer to LSE in their second year

Pick Industry Electives: Get the choice to pursue industry-relevant electives like entrepreneurship, advanced economics or finance

Interactive Learning: Study in an interactive classroom where you’re assessed through quizzes, hackathons & project presentations

Teaching Plan

The academic session starts with foundation courses in accounting, writing skills & applied mathematics

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Study a curriculum designed by LSE faculty

Get a 1-year work permit in London or New York

Get a chance to attend summer school at LSE

Attend guest lectures hosted by industry professionals

First Year


LSE Course Author

Course Information Sheet

Introduction to Economics

O. Birchall with D. Verry and M. Bray

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Statistics 1 (Half Course)

J.S. Abdey

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Mathematics 1 (Half Course)

M. Anthony

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Principles of Banking and Finance

M. Buckle, E. Beccalli

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Principles of Accounting

D. Leiwy

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Second Year


LSE Course Author

Course Information Sheet

Financial Reporting

J. Haslam and D. Chow

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Management Accounting

A. Nayak, M. Mongiello

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A. Daripa

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Elective – from courses being offered

Third Year


LSE Course Author

Course Information Sheet

Auditing & Assurance

R. Chandler

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Accounting Theory

J. Haslam, D. Chow and A. Nayak

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Asset Pricing and Financial Markets / Financial Management

R. Payne

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Elective – from courses being offered



Course Information Sheet

Principles of Corporate Finance

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Valuation and Securities Analysis

Other Management, Finance & Economics electives

ISBF x Professional Certifications

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA is the global equivalent of Chartered Accountancy. It is recognised in several top job markets like the UK, Singapore, Dubai, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & most of Europe.

Students of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance get exemptions for 7* out of the 13 examinations required to qualify as an ACCA. They can begin preparing for the other 5 after their first year at this programme.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Students of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance enjoy exemptions for 6 subjects from CIMA.

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

Students of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance enjoy exemptions for 5 subjects from ICAEW.

Learn Business by Running Business

Take learning beyond the classroom with these hands-on interventions 

Dropshipping Challenge

Run an E-Commerce business, build a website & compete for
revenue to learn more about:


Running marketing campaigns


Managing supply chains

Creator Challenge

Identify a niche, find your audience & build a social media presence on Instagram, YouTube & LinkedIn


Start your blog, vlog or podcast


Generate a new source of income

Startup Weekend

Build product prototypes & working businesses in under 48 hours with your peers across domains like:







Consult with Local Businesses

Work with local businesses & take on the role of a consultant to transform their strategy & processes to accelerate their growth to:


Improve business success


Transform processes

Career Path after ISBF

After the programme, you can choose to study further or get work experience in your domain of choice


Having received an LSE undergraduate education, you will have a significant edge when applying for Master's programmes around the world after graduating. You could look to pursue postgraduate study in:

Job Roles

The accounting & finance programme at ISBF equips you with real-world skills that you can apply to the following sectors:

Student Life at ISBF

Orientation Week

The orientation week gives students their first peek into life at ISBF through networking lunches & the society fair

College Trip

An occasion on which students from all three years go on a trip together & spend time with each other.

Student Clubs & Societies

Become a part of student-run clubs & host activities across media, music, dance & more

Hear it from our Alumni


I feel that this programme offers a realistic view of the accounting standards. It has made my analytical skills stronger and helped me understand financial statements better. It is a perfect combination of subjects if you want to enter, make a career in, the finance industry. The programme offers application-based learning which makes it easier to transition into a real-world work environment.


BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance, Batch 2020


Admission Process


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The Aryabhatta Scholarship

Eligibility: Candidates with exceptional performance in iMet & PI & financial need is assessed through last two year’s ITR.

Scholarship: 25% of the tuition fee

The Chanakaya Scholarship

Eligibility: Candidates with exceptional academic performance in their first year & who also have 95%+ in ICSE/CBSE Board exams or 40+ in the International Baccalaureate.

Scholarship: 20% of the tuition fee

The Vivekanand Scholarship

Eligibility: Candidates with exceptional academic performance in their first year & who also have at least 90% but <94.99%  in ICSE/CBSE Board exams or min. 35 but <40 points in the International Baccalaureate.

Scholarship: 15% of the tuition fee

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the eligibility criteria to apply for the programme?

To pursue this programme, students must have studied Mathematics up to Class X.

Does ISBF Offer ECA/CCA/SPORTS Category Admissions?

We, at ISBF, believe excellence in anything increases your potential in everything. We are committed to academic excellence and strive to make achievement of such excellence a habit in our students.

Extending this notion of excellence to Extra-Curricular Activities, Co-Curricular Activities and Sports, we offer admissions under the ECA/CCA/Sports Category, for the LSE undergraduate programmes. Through this, we identify and nurture excellence in a wide array of activities.

What is the admission process for the programme?

Admission to ISBF is a 3-step process. The first step is to fill out the application form with all the required details. Next, you have to appear for the ISBF Entrance Test (iMET). Finally, the shortlisted students will have to appear for a Personal Interview.

Is it necessary to write the iMET test?

Candidates who have obtained a composite SAT score of 1350 (within the 5-year validity period) or more will be exempted from iMET and will be invited directly for the Personal Interview.

Can you give me more details about the ISBF Entrance Test (iMET) examination?

iMET tests a candidate’s ability to reason logically, assimilate information meaningfully from multiple reading sources and apply concepts and techniques learnt in Mathematics up to Class X (based on the syllabi of the major Indian Boards).

For more clarity, candidates are advised to see the sample iMET question paper, along with its answer key and guidance on preparation. Click here to download the sample iMET question paper.

The BSc (Honours) Business & Management (or “B&M”) programme is comparable with the Bachelor of Business Administration (or “BBA”) programme more commonly offered in India. However, on account of being significantly more analytical and application-oriented, the B&M programme serves as a much better stepping stone (than the BBA) for an MBA, a Master’s in Management or working as a manager or entrepreneur, all of which require high levels of problem-solving ability.