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The BA (Hons) Accounting degree course at Cardiff Met is professionally accredited by the by the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. As such, students may obtain the maximum number of exemptions from these bodies’ professional examinations. The course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to all areas of accounting and prepares you for further study at the final stages of professional accounting qualifications. In addition, we have a strategic partnership with Graham Paul Chartered Accountants, which provides for paid student placements with a view to graduate training contracts. Students taking the sandwich option will also undertake a year-long work placement between their second and third years.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
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How to apply
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!
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
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||112 points to include two C grades at A level or equivalent|
|A level||BBC||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two C grades|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 30 credits P: 0 credits||112 points, other grade combinations accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CCD||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two D grades|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||To include 12 points from Higher Level subjects|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||112 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grades CC. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H3||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two H2 grades. Minimum grade H4 considered within points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language and Maths. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language and Maths.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||D*D*|
To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||TOEFL Internet required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|