Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting with a Foundation Year

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Course summary

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Swansea University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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Swansea University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award. Find out more about the TEF: https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/what-and-where-study/choosing-course/teaching-excellence-framework-tef-what-you-need-know The foundation year is taught at The College, on Bay Campus. Located next to the School of Management, The College is the University’s pathway provider and offers a unique learning environment; designed to fully prepare you for the final three years of your degree. Small lecture and seminar classes, state-of-the-art facilities and world-class teaching help you to realise your full academic potential. Accounting and Finance at Swansea University is currently ranked within the Top 10 in the UK for Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide, 2021). As a student of our Accounting and Finance department within the School of Management at Swansea University, you can expect to receive excellent teaching, driven by our world-class academic team of staff and state-of-the-art Bay Campus facilities. The years following your Foundation Year are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Course details

Modules

For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit the School's web pages at www.swansea.ac.uk/som/study-accounting-and-finance .

Assessment method

For details on each module’s assessment criteria, please consult the Module Catalogue within the School's web pages at http://www.swansea.ac.uk/som/. Typically, each module includes a written examination after the taught elements have been completed (so a 15 credit module taken in the first semester will be examined in December, a 15 credit module taken in the second semester will be examined in April) and coursework or continuous assessment consisting of a number of assignments. Assignments may be individual assignments, group assignments, presentations or business reports, for example. Students thus have every opportunity to develop key-skills in the use of Information Technology to gather, coordinate and present information, and also their confidence in presentation. Typically continuous assessment might count for approximately 30% of the total mark, with examinations weighted at 70% but the proportion can vary considerably between modules.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N40F
Institution code:
S93
Campus name:
Bay Campus
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

Students that are based outside the UK or EU, should apply directly, through The College, here: www.swansea.ac.uk/the-college

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A foundation year is available for students who do not achieve the grades necessary for their chosen degree programme.


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Accounting with a Foundation Year at Swansea University - UCAS