UCAS course code:
79N6
Level of study:
Undergraduate degree
Tuition fees 2018/19:

UK/EU – £9,250
International – £10,000

Entry requirements:

Grades BCC at A Level, or international equivalent. Grade B in GCSE Maths, or equivalent.

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent

Other English language tests are accepted, click here to find out more.

Mode of study:
Full-time
Duration:
3 years
Assessment method:
A combination of coursework and examination or by coursework only
Student finance:
Available
Location:
London
Start dates:
September
Application deadline:

UK/EU: 03 September 2018

UK based International students: 27 August 2018

International: 27 August 2018

About this course

The BSc Hons Accounting and Management creates the opportunity to progress your studies within growing areas of professional services.

This course provides a comprehensive grounding in theory and practice, and an excellent foundation to becoming a Qualified Accountant. It also provides an opportunity to secure exemptions from all of the major Professional Accountancy Bodies, whilst keeping many options open to successful graduates to pursue other careers involving Accounting, Business and Finance.

You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and insight in the following areas:

  • The concepts and theories of accounting within a broad economic, legal, social and professional environment
  • The basic principles of auditing, investment, finance, taxation and their implications for individuals, organisations, markets, societies and other disciplines
  • Alternative recognition rules and valuation bases
  • The recording, preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information
  • Business and financial information, technology and systems, and professional ethics
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of accounting data

There is a considerable demand for accountants in business, industry and the public sector. This degree provides you with an excellent basis for pursuing professional qualifications with one of the accountancy bodies.

Teaching methods

You will be taught using a wide variety of teaching methods across the modules including lectures and seminars, totalling around 15 hours per week. In addition to your time in class, you will also be expected to engage in approximately 28 hours of self-study time per week.

You’ll be taught by experienced lecturing staff in order to bring practical experience into the classroom to enable students to fully understand professional accounting.

You will have access to Blackboard, our online learning environment, where you can access module resources and reading lists that will assist your preparation for classes and self-study.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by a combination of coursework and examination, or by coursework only.

Professional exemptions

The course provides an excellent foundation to becoming a qualified accountant giving exemptions for 9 of the 14 papers for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification (dependent on module selection and performance).

Careers and postgraduate opportunities

Upon graduation you should find your combination of knowledge and skills in demand with a wide range of potential employers and you will be empowered either to embark immediately on a professional career in accountancy or to undertake further study at Masters level.

Typical career opportunities include:

  • Progression towards becoming a Public Practitioner providing audit, accountancy and taxation services
  • Financial or Management Accountant in a large commercial enterprise or within central or local government
  • Taxation Specialist.
  • Management Consultant or Educationalist
  • Alternatively you will be well equipped to proceed into a management career in business, industry or in the public sector, or to proceed to postgraduate study in accounting or a related area

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