Aston University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance

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Course summary

Course description Our four-year BSc Accounting and Finance course, with an integrated placement year, focuses on the crucial role that financial information plays in the direct decisions made by management teams. You’ll explore the process of decision making in accounting, how an organisation’s financial resources are monitored and planned, and learn how an accountant fits into this process; gaining insight into what drives management strategies. You will be taught financial strategies that underpin the running, operation and performance of organisations, which can apply to any business that you work for in your career. Our graduates have a high success rate in securing graduate accounting and financial management roles at well-known organisations such as PwC, RSM, Deliotte and BDO in roles such as Auditor, Corporate Tax, Financial Services Audit Graduate and Tax Trainee. Key course benefitsTop 20 in the UK for graduate prospects (Accounting and Finance) Complete University Guide, 2022. • Taught by the Best – our lecturer Richard Kenyon was awarded the CIMA - Teaching Excellence award for the UK, 2021. • Our research quality has been ranked 13th in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Complete University Guide, 2022). • As part of your degree, you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of management, accounting or finance. • This course is delivered by the triple-accredited Aston Business School – one of just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation. • Aston University was recognised as the Guardian’s University of the Year in 2020. Course details Modules For more information on this course and a full list of modules, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/accounting-and-finance-bsc/september-2022 Assessment method For more information on the methods of assessment on this course, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/accounting-and-finance-bsc/september-2022  

Course details

Modules

The First Year studied on all Aston Business School undergraduate degree programmes is designed to give students a broad knowledge of business and management. Many employers seek graduates with good 'all round' knowledge of a range of business functions. The broad range of subjects studied ensures that our graduates are some of the most employable in the country, whilst also allowing a transfer between certain programmes.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N420
Institution code:
A80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed carefully, including previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. Aston University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. If your qualifications are not listed here and you wish to check whether they meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the university.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
76%
Student satisfaction
71%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
91%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £17750 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/UK students and £2,550 for International students. * Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2023 entry. 2024 tuition fees are presently unavailable and will be published on this website at the earliest opportunity. **The latest information relating to EU students and tuition fees for 2023 can be found on the UCAS website at: https://www.ucas.com/finance/finance-international-and-eu-students. ***The United Kingdom government has confirmed that European Union (EU), other European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals commencing academic courses in England from August 2021 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. ^^Tuition fees for students are reviewed annually and may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) to take account of the University’s increased costs of delivering the Programme. Any such increase shall always be in accordance with the law.
Accounting and Finance at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS