Accounting and Finance (with a Placement Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS

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Course summary

The world of business and finance is ever changing and companies need to stay competitive to survive. Our Accounting and Finance degree will equip you with the skills to thrive in this challenging and rewarding environment. Whether your dream is to become a chartered accountant or a financial officer within a larger organisation, you’ll learn the essentials for your future career. It is also an ideal springboard if you want to pursue postgraduate research. The course will give you an excellent grounding in core accounting, including taxation, financial accounting, auditing and corporate governance. But it also covers so much more, with a strong focus on employability skills. You’ll be delving into contemporary issues, from the challenges of regulating fintech to the growth in cryptocurrency. Using real-life examples, you will also understand the crucial role accounting and finance plays in organisational decision-making. And you’ll build your research skills by completing an in-depth term paper on a topic of your choice. Through the degree, you will gain exemptions from having to take exams with certain professional accounting bodies. This means you can get a head start on a career once you graduate. We also strongly encourage our students to undertake work placements, particularly with accounting firms or in finance roles with other businesses. This degree will open up a wide range of career opportunities. Some graduates may go on to set up their own accounting firm, while others will move into careers with established firms.


Year one: Economics and law for Managers; Financial Management; Introduction to Financial Accounting; Introduction to Management Accounting; Personal Taxation; Professional Accountant Toolkit Year two: Advanced Management Accounting; Business Research Methods; Business Taxation; Financial Reporting; Fintech and Digitalisation; Management Accounting Year four: Advanced Financial Reporting; Auditing and Assurance; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; Term Project

Assessment method

Assessment methods depend on the modules you will be studying. The primary methods of assessment are examinations, coursework, portfolio development, in-class tests and presentations (both individual and group).

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Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Accounting and Finance (with a Placement Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS