Cardiff University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The Accounting and Finance degree programme shares a common first year syllabus with the Accounting degree programme, providing an essential grounding in a range of business related areas including statistics, economics, law, marketing and management. The second and third years of the programme combine the study of the core areas of financial accounting, business finance and management accounting with a diverse range of specialist finance topics. In your final year you will have the opportunity to select areas of relevance and benefit to your career interests. Distinctive features Distinctive features of the course include: •the opportunity to learn in a school which achieved 6th place in the UK at Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014; •the involvement of research-active staff in course delivery; •the emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment; •the emphasis on acquisition of high quality practical skills and the development of innovative ideas; •many classes taught by practising accountants currently working for global firms such as PwC, KPMG and Grant Thornton; •a range of skills-based workshops organised in partnership with the large accounting firms and the professional accounting bodies; •an opportunity to undertake a professional placement in your third year which can help kick start your professional training and provide you with a competitive edge in the employment market; •an accredited degree
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site - Cardiff|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB - ABB||All offers will exclude General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD - DDM||Business required.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AAB - ABB||All offers will exclude General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 - 32 points||or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||The Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in lieu of one A Level at the A Level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.|
|Extended Project||A||For applicants taking the EPQ qualification, an A in the EPQ can be recognised to lower the entry requirements by a single grade. For example an AAB offer would be “AAB from 3 A levels or ABB from 3 A levels and a grade A in the EPQ”. Please note that any subject specific requirements must be met.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths grade B or 6. GCSE English Language Grade C or 4.|
English language requirements
All applicants are expected to have demonstrable English language skills. Most courses ask for GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent, but some courses ask for GCSE English grade B/6 or equivalent.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Cardiff University has many scholarships on offer to our prospective students. Please see our website at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/funding/scholarships for further information.