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**Why Accountancy? Whatever the economic climate, businesses across the UK always need accountants. Whether you’re hoping to work in the private, public or voluntary sector, this course could help you gain a thorough grounding in accountancy to take you to the next step in your career.** If you’re going to be an accountant it’s vital you understand how organisations are financed and managed. That’s what’s at the core of our degree. We’ll look at how companies are run, and then give you the opportunity to choose particular topics to study in more detail. How will you learn? You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.
- Here at Huddersfield, you'll be taught by some of the best lecturers in the country. We've been the English university with the highest proportion of professionally qualified teaching staff for three years running.*
- You’ll be able to connect with leading accounting firms thanks to our innovative Partners in Accountancy scheme.
- The Partners in Accountancy firms will offer accountancy students direct input to their studies from leading case studies on technical and professional areas and providing careers support.
- The course doesn't just focus on accounting techniques – we also look at some essential skills for the workplace, including communication and presentation skills.
- In your third year we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year that could see you working in a business and gaining real world experience.
Year 1 Core modules: Financial Accounting Management and Cost Accounting for Accountants Quantitative Analysis The Legal Environment of Business and Employment for Accountants Accountants in Organisations You may then choose to specialise in an area of Accountancy. Year 2 Core modules: Corporate Reporting and Governance Management Accounting Financial Management Option modules: Choose two from a list which may include - Personal Financial Planning Company Law for Accountants Small Business Enterprise and Planning Developments in Banking and Finance Management Science Applications Year 3 (optional placement year) Final year Core modules: Issues in Accounting and Finance Advanced Corporate Reporting Option modules: Choose from a list which may include - Corporate Finance Investment and Portfolio Management Tax Framework Audit Framework Strategic Management International Business Advanced Management Accounting Employment Law
24.4% of the study time on this course is spent in lectures, seminars, workshops etc. Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
- Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of
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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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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||120 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.|
Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
University of Huddersfield
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