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Course summary

Gain insight into what drives management strategy and the essential role of accounting and financial management within business and wider society. Course description This degree thinks beyond the numbers and makes sure your learning is applicable to real-life situations by giving you both theoretical and practical skills and knowledge. This course will equip you with business-critical skills and knowledge that are transferable in any sector. It will teach you the accounting and financial strategies that underpin the running, operation and performance of organisations, which you can apply to any business. If you want to progress into accounting roles, your accreditation exemptions from the course mean that you will graduate with a proportion of the qualification already achieved. The course is delivered by Aston Business School which is part of an elite group of global business schools that hold the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Key course benefits

  • Recognised for quality – Aston Business School is proud to be among 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation
  • Professionally accredited – This programme leads to accreditation or exemptions from several professional bodies, including CIMA, ACCA, ICAE, and AIA
  • Gold standard teaching – Aston University was awarded Gold – the highest possible rating for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF, 2023)
  • Excellent prospects – Aston University was named runner-up in the University of the Year for Graduate Employment Award (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide)
  • Earn more – Our graduates are among the highest paid in the country, earning on average £36,100 five years after graduating (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2023)
  • Safe in our hands – Accounting and Finance was ranked 6th in the UK for ‘graduate prospects – outcomes’ (Complete University Guide, 2023)
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 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

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

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Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
92%
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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 £18250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees listed are for 2024 entry. For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/UK students and £2,500 for International students. For Home students: Tuition fees for UK/Home students may change in line with government policy. When undertaking a placement year, a placement year fee applies. For International students: The International students fee is a fixed annual fee for the duration of the Programme, except whilst on placement when a placement year fee applies.
Accounting and Finance at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS