This 2 year, accelerated programme will attract applicants wishing to seek employment in the areas of business management, accounting and finance. It will equip graduates with the subject-specific skills and knowledge in both business management and accounting that will also underpin progression to professional qualifications, should the graduate wish to take this route. It will also equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to enter into a career within business management. The course is set to offer a coherent coverage of the main areas in itself: • Business Management is concerned the with how organisations are formed and managed within a range of sectors, including initial funding, growth and cultures. • Accounting is concerned with the provision of financial information for a variety of business purposes, including decision making, planning and controlling activities, performance measurement and external reporting. • Finance is concerned with financial decision-making, asset pricing, risk management and the organisation and behaviour of financial markets. The curriculum will be delivered in a modular approach, but with all learning coming together to form a coherent study scheme at each level. Students will also be supported in recognising the connections between modules and the progressive nature as they move through various levels. Woven into the curriculum as a part of the studies undertaken by all students enrolled on degree schemes at UA92 is the Target Talent Curriculum (TTC). This series of modules explores underpinning general and transferable skills and competences which support personal and character development. Learning from the TTC modules will also support students in their subject specific learning enabling continuity of character and personal development throughout the whole programme of study.
Level 4 Management & Organisations The operations and processes associated with management of, and within, organisations are explored along with key theoretical frameworks which have been used to shape present custom and practice. Areas such as theories and approaches to management, management information and decision making, management and business ethics, governance and oversight and organisations in relation to operation, control and management. Economics for Business The role of business organisations in the market economy, and the study of the micro-economic environment on businesses. Examine the rationale for government intervention in the market. The module also looks at the influence of the macroeconomic and global environment on organisations, operation of the macro-economy, policies to deal with inflation, unemployment and balance of payments. Introduction to Financial Accounting The principals of and connection between finance and accounting exploring the financial approaches taken by businesses and techniques for financial analysis. The module will examine methods and approaches used by accountants in the operation of normal practice. Introduction to Management Accounting Use of management accounting information for management purposes; cost-volume profit analysis, direct and indirect costs, and costing methods. The role of budgets in decision-making, and impact upon organisational behaviour and performance. Level 5 Business Ethics & Sustainability 'Taking the right course’. Takes into account all the factors of doing business; production, business processes, and the company behaviour with customers and communities in which it operates. It is about doing the right thing in everything the company does. Advanced Management Accounting Build knowledge of concepts, theories, tools and techniques of management accounting, cost accounting, budgeting and forecasting. How these apply in practice. Includes the design and implementation of management information and control systems. Corporate & Business Law Develop knowledge of the general legal framework and of specific legal areas relating to business, recognising the need to seek further legal advice where necessary. Global Perspectives in Managing People and Organisations How globalisation of markets with social, political and cultural change, means economic activity now operates across borders. This means that the management of HR must address issues lie cross-cultural working. Level 6 Subject Specific Modules Project Focus on an area of interest in accounting and business. Demonstrate research, problem solving and practical skills by undertaking a piece of work, performing evaluation and communicating results. The project may be related to a practical problem defined by a third party, proposed by staff or proposed by the student where this can be aligned to meet outcomes. Contemporary Issues in Business and Management How organisations develop and implement strategy. Issues like understanding environment, leadership, driving sales and operating in international markets are analysed through case studies, workshops and industry guest lectures. Audit & Assurance External auditing and other assurance services. Theoretical and practical aspects of the audit process will be considered; recent developments in the organisation, the regulatory framework governing practitioners and factors affecting the evolution of the practice of auditing and other services. Enterprise & Innovation Understand the definition and scope of entrepreneurship. Learn about the influence of national culture and economy on entrepreneurship and explore the characteristics of entrepreneurs. Learn about the role and importance of small firms to the economy, and about social enterprise and economy. Understand the balance of risk and reward in starting a new venture and they will investigate and reflect on their own entrepreneurial and enterprising characteristics.
While engaging with this degree you will gain theoretical understanding of the topics you are exploring, you will also have opportunities to learn, develop and demonstrate a wide range of practical and applied skills and competencies. Therefore, University Academy 92 (UA92) will incorporate practical and competency based assessment of the attainment of the module and programme intended learning outcomes, where that is appropriate. Assessments will include individual and group work which is undertaken and submitted, in a range of relevant formats, as coursework in-module. These will include essays, reports, literature reviews, reflective logs and diaries, self and peer evaluations, group and individual presentations along with subject-specific skills and competency assessments. Where exams are required to gain Professional Body exemptions, these will also be completed in-module and there will be no traditional end-of-year exams.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic criteria, if your first language is not English, you may be asked for a recognised English language qualification. This is especially important if you are not a national of a majority English speaking country or you haven't completed a degree in English. If you are an international student, in order to obtain a Tier 4 student visa, you are required to demonstrate that you have the correct level of English language competency to study in the UK.
UA92 English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£10800||Year 1|