University of Bath

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance (with professional placement)

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Course summary

Gain a solid grounding in core management areas. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed to open career opportunities in accounting, finance and a range of other sectors. Accounting and finance professionals are important to almost all functions of business. Learn to use your numerical abilities in a practical way. Year 1 Your first year includes fundamentals in accounting, finance and economics. You will also develop your skills in topics like law, maths, statistics and computing. Year 2 Build on Year 1 with more advanced core accounting and finance units. You’ll also study company law and choose from a range of options in business subjects. Final year In your final year, optional units will allow you to continue to specialise in accounting and finance and pursue interests in other business areas. You can also apply for our International Academic Exchange programme. You’ll gain international exposure by spending a semester studying abroad at a partner business school. Professional Development Programme Prepare for the career you want with our Professional Development Programme (PDP). PDP includes training and workshops to improve your skills in areas like: writing CVs and applications job interviews aptitude tests If your course includes a placement, PDP will help you find a relevant role and make the most of your time there. For our three year (non-placement) course, PDP is only available in Year 1. Study in an enriched learning environment Alongside teaching, our academics carry out research in accounting, finance and law. This ensures that you’ll learn about the latest developments in these areas. You’ll be taught by experts in a range of subjects like finance, accounting, business, management and economics. Building for the future The University is investing in a new School of Management building, set to open in 2021. The latest technology will give you a flexible and modern learning environment. The design focuses on working together, with an open layout to enable effective teamwork. Our new building will encourage engagement with other students and academics. A dedicated Employment Hub will provide a space for you to meet and network with our industry partners. Prepare for your future 90% of our Accounting and Finance (four-year) graduates are employed or studying within six months of finishing the course. 100% of those working are in a professional or managerial job. The average graduate salary six months after the course is £28,000 (Unistats, 2019). Recent employers include Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, KPMG, PwC and Royal Bank of Scotland. Many of our graduates continue their studies and pursue academic or research careers.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
NN43
Institution code:
B16
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE requirements: GCSE English Language or Literature grade 6 or B (or equivalent from English language category A, please see our website).


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
87%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/tuition-fees/ For information about our scholarships and bursaries visit: https://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/undergraduate-scholarships-bursaries-and-other-funding/
Accounting and Finance (with professional placement) at University of Bath - UCAS