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The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing their knowledge of accounting and finance, and particularly those who are looking to pursue a career in accounting and finance. Year 1 provides you with a good understanding of the foundations of accounting and finance alongside the fundamentals of business. Years 2 and 3 gives you in-depth knowledge of how companies use accounting and finance to make decisions, report performance under conditions of uncertainty and risk. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a professional career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future professional career in accounting, finance, audit and taxation. It offers an excellent grounding in accounting and finance and acts as a foundation for further study in accounting or finance at postgraduate or professional level. This degree offers an excellent grounding in business and finance and will help students develop decision making and analytical skills as well as acting as a foundation for further study in accounting or quantitative investment. Furthermore students gain valuable experience in elements of research, presentation and communication skills as well as building team work and problem solving skills, which should be helpful for future employment opportunities.
Students will study for three years with two semesters per year. In Years 1, 2 and 3 students will study three modules in each semester, making a total of 120 credits per year. Students may take an internship in the summer break before they enter their final year.
Assessment is designed to meet the programme and module learning outcomes both academically and professionally in formative form including the preparation and feedback from seminars, workshops, tests and presentations, as well as in summative assessment that contributes to the grade, including assignment, group work/studies, project and exam. The programme also involves group work and group assessment.
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.
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBC||Excluding General Studies|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 24 credits||Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 24 Distinctions|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||BBC|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points|
|Extended Project||Not accepted|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||M2, M3, M3|
In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.|
|PTE Academic||54||Pearsons (academic) score of 54 with no one component below 51|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.