Accounting & Finance with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting & Finance with a Year in Industry

Course summary

Swansea University's Accounting and Finance department has an excellent reputation for preparing graduates for success within the accounting and finance industry. Swansea's School of Management offers an excellent learning experience and future career potential. The BSc Accounting and Finance with a Year in Industry degree at Swansea is designed to ensure you are taught the most relevant, cutting-edge topics - which will make you stand out from other candidates in the job market. Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), this programme allows you to obtain professional exemptions whilst studying with us. The third year of this 4-year course with a Year in Industry will be spent on placement. You will have the opportunity to gain real-world industry experience and develop your employability skill set. We have a strong network of industry contacts, and you will receive dedicated support from our in-house employability team, ranging from CV advice through to mock interviews. Lecturers on this course have a wealth of "real life" experience that directly influences course content; ensuring the most up-to-date and relevant information is at your fingertips. This programme is ideal for those looking to develop the skills that are essential to excelling in a career within the financial sector.


Your first year of study is made up of compulsory modules, ensuring a solid foundation in core disciplines. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • Foundations of Finance • Foundations of Financial Accounting • Foundations of Management Accounting Your second year will comprise of a mixture of compulsory and optional modules, which you can pick according to your chosen career. Your fourth year will comprise purely of optional modules choices. Examples of 2nd and 4th year modules in recent years have included: • Corporate Finance • Financial Accounting • Investments: Assets Equities and Bonds • Forensic Accounting • Investment Banking For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at

Assessment method

We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes, which can include: • Examinations • Class Tests • Written assignments • Group presentation Throughout your undergraduate Accounting and Finance degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment, please get in touch with us at [email protected].

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis, with GCSE grades, AS Level subjects and grades, work experience, references and personal statement taken into account. Variable offers are made dependent on subjects studied.

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

English Language Requirements at Swansea University

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Accounting & Finance with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS