Accounting and Finance at University of Worcester - UCAS

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Course summary

Why this course? Start your successful career in business, accountancy, or finance, with us. In your first year, you will gain knowledge and skills in management accounting, financial accounting, and business law, as well as gaining insights into your own personal effectiveness and emotional intelligence. In your second and third years, you will develop your skills in accounting and finance and personal and professional effectiveness in organisations. Many of our modules are examination based and this is aligned with professional bodies. Other assessment methods including presentations, portfolios and business reports ensure a real-world insight into being in the workplace is gained. Throughout your time with us, you will work with our close-knit community of experienced and enthusiastic academics and practitioners to help you thrive. You will also have your own Personal Academic Tutor who will stay with you throughout your journey to support your progression, development, and student experience. Sustainability promise We are proud to ensure sustainability is at the heart of what we teach - all our modules are mapped against the Sustainable Development Goals. We are in the Top 10 for embedding sustainability into our teaching (SDG Teach In Leaderboard, SOS-UK, 2023). Future employment Your business career is supported by our dedicated colleagues who will work closely with you to ensure your success. You can optimise your employability through various types/lengths of paid placements and other opportunities to work with the vast range of local SMEs or large national enterprises. We have excellent employment prospects, being 2nd in the country (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, further study or both, 5 years after graduation (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes Survey, 2023). Added benefits:

  • Opportunities to compete for funding to start your own business through our renowned BOSS Competition
  • Experience international cultures through options to work and study abroad
Accreditations This course has been mapped and accredited with: ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CIPFA and IFA. This passes on the benefits of exemptions from professional body examinations to our students, should they go on to pursue membership and certification after finishing their studies with us. Our students will also be given the opportunity to gain Associate-level membership with the IFA, though there will a charge for membership and exemptions claimed with all professional bodies. Why University of Worcester? Worcester is a safe, historic, and vibrant city. Ideally located near Birmingham, Coventry, Cheltenham and the beautiful Malvern Hills, and less than an hour away from the historic Cotswolds towns and villages, Worcester provides easy access to employment opportunities and enriching student experiences. The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all:
  • Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2019 and 2020
  • Top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • Winner of Achieving Equality Through Diversity and Inclusion (Purpose Coalition Breaking Down Barriers Award) in 2024
Come and see us at an Open Day, and explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days. Modules and assessment To find out more about the modules you'll study and our approach to assessment, teaching and contact time, scroll down and select 'Visit our course page'.

Modules

For a breakdown of the modules you'll study each year visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'.

Assessment method

For detailed information about assessment, feedback, teaching and contact time visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N402
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html


Student Outcomes

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87%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
98%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Please visit the fees and finance pages of the University of Worcester website for tuition fee information: https://www.worcester.ac.uk/study/fees-and-finance/
Accounting and Finance at University of Worcester - UCAS