Royal Holloway, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our School of Management has a fresh and intellectually challenging approach to research and education. Specialising in Accounting and Finance at Royal Holloway means that you will benefit from the in-depth knowledge of our academic experts. You will study the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting and finance and obtain a thorough knowledge of both theory and practice. The valuable knowledge and understanding this degree will give you, combined with interpersonal and transferable skills, will lead to excellent career prospects. Your studies will be grounded in the wider business environment, providing you with an understanding of international business, information systems, strategy, and ethical decision-making. You will receive individual attention and the flexibility to take specialist options, such as business law, auditing and taxation. This programme is accredited by CIMA, CPA, CIPFA and ICAEW professional bodies. You may apply to the professional bodies for exemptions from some of their examinations. The number of exemptions depend on the options you choose and the marks you obtain on your modules. As well as graduating with enhanced knowledge of accounting and finance, you will have commercial awareness, the ability to communicate clearly,work in a team, analyse and solve problems, and manage your time effectively. As a graduate you will be able to apply for exemptions and/or credit for prior learning from selected professional accounting bodies we have agreed exemptions with. The exemptions from examinations or credit for prior learning that students are granted will depend on courses chosen and the marks obtained on those courses.
- Understand the basic components of financial statements.
- Examine the principles of financial decision-making.
- Understand the theory and techniques for appraising financing and investment decisions.
- Understand quantitative studies and how they are utilised.
- Understand information systems and the role they play in contemporary business.
- Accredited by CIMA, CPA, CIPFA and ICAEW
Please refer to our website for information: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/courses/home.aspx
Your course will be assessed by a combination of examinations and in-course assignments in the form of essays or presentations.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- 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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - AAB||A-level Mathematics, or GCSE Maths at grade B or 6. Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. Socio-economics factors which may have impacted an applicant's education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*DD||In a relevant subject plus GCSE Maths at grade B or 6.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||Pass with at least 30 level 3 credits at Distinction and the remaining level 3 credits at Merit, in a relevant subject, plus GCSE Maths at grade B or 6. Please note that the Access to Higher Education Diploma will only be acceptable if the applicant has had a considerable break from education.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB||Including Maths.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD||In a relevant subject plus A-level grade A and GCSE Maths at grade B or 6.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D||In a relevant subject plus A-level grades AB and GCSE Maths at grade B or 6.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||6,5,5 at Higher Level including Maths or 5 in Standard Level Maths, with a minimum of 32 points overall.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Requirements are as for A-levels where one non-subject-specified A-level can be replaced by the same grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate- Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H3, H3||Including Maths. Maths at O2 Level is accepted if Maths not taken at Higher Level.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Applicants with the Cambridge Pre-U are strongly encouraged to apply to Royal Holloway. Offers will be made on the basis of equivalent A-Level grades as can be found on the Royal Holloway website.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||We require at least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9 - 4 including English and Mathematics.|
Combinations of qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, please contact us on email@example.com to discuss your situation
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in both Reading and Writing and no lower than 5.5 in every other subscore.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|