Accounting and Financial Studies

University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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This degree, accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), is designed to provide you with a sound understanding of accounting and financial studies and is ideal if you’re interested in a financial or related consultancy career within the accountancy profession, industry or commerce. This course has an optional 48-week paid placement within industry providing a great opportunity to experience real work and put theory into practice in a professional business environment. You’ll be offered the opportunity to study overseas for at least one semester. In recent years students on the course have studied at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Western Sydney. This course is designed to provide you with a sound understanding of accounting and financial studies and is ideal if you are interested in a financial or related consultancy career within the accountancy profession, industry or commerce. It would also be of interest if you are seeking a career in information systems development.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Compulsory Modules: Business Economics, Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Fundamentals of Management Accounting, The Business Environment, Business Law, Introduction to Personal & Professional Practice. Year 2 Compulsory Modules: Financial Accounting for Managers, Management Accounting Techniques, Professional Skills Development, Finance for Managers in Business, Professional Ethics, Introduction to Accounting Information Systems for Entrepreneurs & Enterprise, Learning and Development for Business and Management Education. Optional Sandwich Year. Year 3 Compulsory Modules: Financial Reporting for Managers, Decision Making for Business, Accounting Information Systems for Entrepreneurs & Enterprise. Year 3 Optional Modules: Financial Management for Business, Research Methods, Undergraduate Dissertation, Professional Ethics for the Manager, Fit 4 Work, Learning and Development for Business and Management Education.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 - 112 points Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement.
A level 104-112 UCAS points at A2
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma 106-112 UCAS points
Scottish Higher 104-112 UCAS points
AS Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D - D*D*
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Pass IB Diploma including 104-112 UCAS points from Higher Level subjects.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 104-112 UCAS points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DMM
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma D*D - D*D*

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Accounting and Financial Studies at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS