Accounting and Business

University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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This course gives you the opportunity to specialise in two disciplines, providing you with a greater career choice and a range of highly transferable skills. Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Business course offers students an opportunity to gain a solid grounding in accounting, and an understanding of the other aspects of the business environment. Students learn the skills necessary to interpret financial information and make management decisions in a wide range of business situations.

  • Accounting at UCLan is 1st in the UK for learning opportunities and 1st in the North West for teaching quality - National Student Survey 2019.
  • This course provides valuable insight into the nature of the accounting process and its varied applications in business, including subjects that are fundamental to understanding an enterprise’s financial position.
  • The programme recognises the challenges and limitations encountered by placing excessive reliance upon financial information in decision-making, acknowledging the subjectivity and flexibility needed in best practice.
  • Put theory into practice with the opportunity to take an optional 48-week industry paid placement, in the UK or overseas.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 • AC1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting • AC1200 Introduction to Management Accounting • AC1300 Information Systems & the Business Environment • HR1025 The Functions of Business • HR1026 Business and Management Project •Year 2 • AC2110 Financial Accounting for Managers • AC2210 Management Accounting Techniques • MD2135 Operations and Research • HR2046 The Business Landscape • Optional Modules choose from either • AC2420 Finance for Managers in Business • HR2047 The Business Professional (for students who intend to opt for placement year) • Compulsory Modules for Students on Work Placement Year • MD3004 Work Placement • Compulsory Modules for Students on International Study Year • BC3008 International Study • Year 3 • AC3110 Financial Reporting for Managers • AC3210 Decision Making for Business • MD3135 Business Strategy • HR3065 Leadership and Management • HR3064 Management Project


How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Application codes

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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*

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 Business at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS