University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business, Accounting and Finance (Top-up)

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Course summary

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If you’re looking for a business course to improve your financing techniques, no matter which field of business you wish to pursue, our vocational course will give you an edge in the industry. We’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and professional bodies – so you can gain all the accounting and finance academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the globally changing business landscape. Why Choose University of Cumbria You’ll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of business with a sound knowledge of applied financial theories, concepts and resources. But you won’t just learn theoretically about business - you’ll be doing it. With our innovative teaching you’ll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a mock accountant’s office, giving you every opportunity to build your boardroom and business confidence and bolster your business practice.

  • Use the latest technology and packages needed for the real business world
  • Graduate with a solid portfolio of work to present to a future employer
  • Our strong links with regional businesses and with partnerships nationally and internationally boosts your placement and employment prospects
  • Opportunity to work with real businesses on project-based assignments
  • Great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small
  • Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts
  • Tutors are involved in international research, keeping your learning right up to date
  • You can tailor make your own courses to fit your future career path
  • We’ll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be, boosting your employability
You will live and learn in a professional environment in our dedicated and award-winning Business School on our Lancaster campus. And, our Business School is also home to the Centre For Regional Economic Development, where our academics work with local authorities together with large and small organisations to research and analyse contemporary issues affecting local and regional economies in the north of England. In a fast-paced, evolving business world it's imperative to stay up to date with topical trends and changes and we ensure that your core academic learning is current. So, if you’ve studied business management or a combination of business with another subject and now want to develop your financial skills, our vocational programme is just for you. This award is for those who have studied business management or a combination of business with another subject, who now want to develop their financial skills. We offer a strong vocational programme in a supportive environment, taught by dedicated professionals who draw on significant relevant professional experience combined with academic knowledge.

Course details

Modules

Year one - Compulsory modules: Corporate Financial Reporting, Corporate Financial Management, Audit and Assurance in Practice, Business Valuation and Financial Risk, Management Accounting for Managing Performance. Optional modules (subject to availability and demand): Advanced Taxation, Negotiated Project.


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.

Course codeN3N4
Institution code C99
Campus nameLancaster
Campus codeL

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma or Diploma of Higher Education in an appropriate subject.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business, Accounting and Finance (Top-up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS