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Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Accounting and Economics

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Course summary

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Accounting & Economics degree course at Cardiff Met has a strong emphasis on application and critical understanding. It 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, so that students may obtain a number of exemptions from these bodies’ professional examinations and was also the first new university to adopt the new CORE curriculum in Economics. We have a strategic partnership with Graham Paul Chartered Accountants, which provides for paid student placements with a view to graduate training contracts and our Economics tutors work with organisations such as the Government Economic Service to ensure our curriculum is cutting edge and relevant. Students taking the sandwich option will also undertake a year-long work placement between their second and third years. Economics degrees at Cardiff Met were ranked as the best in Wales according to the Guardian University League Table 2016 and 2017.

Course details

Professional bodies

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

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

International applicants

For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website - http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international/study/applying/Pages/How-to-Apply.aspx


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic52No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL Internet required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additionalcosts
Accounting and Economics at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS