Course overview: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. Accounting and finance are key functions that lie at the heart of business organisations. This accounting course offers excellent graduate prospects, giving you the opportunity to work in some of the most prestigious accountancy firms around the world. Develop a detailed knowledge of accounting and finance, and a global outlook with strong leadership capability. Focus on emerging technology, digital skills, ethics and finance alongside the core areas of accounting. Graduate with the skills and expertise to move into a wide range of roles such as accountant, data analyst, tax adviser and purchasing manager, and the confidence to progress to more senior and strategic roles. Top reasons to study this course 1. Financial awards: study this course and you may be eligible for £2,000 off your accommodation in the first year, a £2,000 excellence scholarship or a £9,000 Professor Jane Turner Scholarship. 2. Work experience: we have a range of work experience opportunities including placements and internships with regional, national and global businesses. After the course: The course is aimed primarily at students wishing to enter a finance-related career and many graduates have obtained trainee accountant positions in a variety of organisations locally, nationally and internationally. Holding an accounting qualification also provides a basis for entry into general management with excellent prospects to develop into strategic roles. We provide an environment that allows you to develop the ‘extra’ practical employability characteristics that will make you more interesting to employers in the job market in the years to come. All programmes are designed to incorporate employability skills development alongside your degree. Our staff utilise their extensive business connections to provide many and varied opportunities to engage with potential employers through fairs, guest lectures, live projects and site visits. In addition we offer a series of workshops and events in all years that ensure you are equipped with both degree-level subject knowledge and the practical skills that employers are looking for in new graduate recruits. We offer extensive support for you to find and secure sandwich year placements which have been shown to make have a significant positive impact on your career prospects when you graduate. Our award-winning careers service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions, in addition to providing post-graduation support for all Teesside University alumni. Professional accreditation The course is accredited by the following professional bodies: 1 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) 2 Association of International Accountants (AIA) 3 Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) 4 Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 5 CPA Australia You gain significant exam exemptions following graduation giving you a fast-track towards becoming a fully qualified professional accountant. With dual accreditation at Teesside University, as well as the degree you will receive a Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which is the only chartered professional body for management and leadership. Dual accreditation means you will automatically receive a second professional qualification upon successful completion of your programme.
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