Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance

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Course summary

The course offers you the chance to gain a solid foundation of knowledge and skills for a broad range of potential career options within finance, accountancy or general management. Sound financial knowledge and accountancy skills are needed so businesses can make the right decisions, develop the right strategies and achieve growth, while also considering issues of ethics and sustainability. Almost every management job requires an understanding of budgeting and financial administration to ensure the business remains on track and meets its targets. Key course benefits *Tailor your study to your chosen career path This course allows you to broaden your knowledge and skills or focus on specialisation as you see fit. You will first study a wide range of subjects laying a solid foundation for a career in accounting, finance or financial management. In the final year, you will have the opportunity to select from a range of optional modules to focus on a particular area of interest. Prepare for professional qualifications* Our degree is closely aligned to the syllabi of professional accountancy bodies including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).Put your skills to the test Prepare and analyse financial statements, as well as studying the impact of finance on real businesses through case studies of a diverse range of organisations. Develop practical skills in our Bloomberg Trading Floor Develop your skills in our Trading Floor*, which is currently one of the largest academic trading floors in Europe, featuring 42 dual screen Bloomberg terminals. Benefit from real-world exposure Prepare for a future career in accounting and finance with a work placement*. Past students have undertaken placements with L'Oreal, Vauxhall Motors, and Digitus Accountancy Limited. For more information please visit our website.

Course details

Modules

Year One This course has a common first year. The common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. If you discover an interest in a specific subject you have studied, upon successful completion of your first year, you could swap degrees with another course in your common first year (subject to meeting progression requirements). Common first year courses Accountancy BSc Year One Modules

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Management Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Business Economics
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
Year Two In year two, you will continue to develop the skills and knowledge you’ve learnt. We do this by embedding the following four principles into the curriculum and developing your:   Technical skills – digital fluency, backed with the right academic knowledge  Study skills – to be an adaptive, independent and proactive learner  Professional skills – to have the behaviour and abilities to succeed in your career  Global awareness – the beliefs and abilities to be a resilient, confident and motivated global citizen  Modules Financial Reporting Management Accounting Financial Management Designing a Research Proposal Accounting Information System Financial Services Final Year Year three aims to bring you to the level to enter the world of work by consolidating your knowledge and skills from years one and two. You could also work on a large final project in an area of your interest, with the support of a supervisor. For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Formal examinations Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.


How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Accounting and Finance at Coventry University - UCAS