Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance with Business Experience and Professional Placement Year

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Course summary

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Reasons to choose Kingston – Kingston is one of just a few UK universities with a real-time Bloomberg trading room. This will give you access to the technology of the financial workplace so you’ll learn how to become a trader. – After just three years, you’ll have both a degree and the practical work experience that employers look for. – You’ll have the opportunity to get exemptions (credits for prior learning) from exams that lead to professional qualifications. About this course Accounting and finance are used in a variety of roles and organisations. On this course, you’ll learn to plan and manage financial resources, summarise and analyse financial transactions and make informed financial decisions. You’ll gain valuable hands-on experience through an internship, a consultancy project or entrepreneurship experience. This can boost your employability and lead to career success. We also offer a Business Readiness Programme where you can hone your professional skills. The course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). It offers partial exemptions from their professional exams. Kingston University is also an ICAEW Higher Education Partner in Learning. Sandwich Year This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a business setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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Course codeN422
Institution code K84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. Don't worry if you can't see your specific qualification listed, just contact our team of experts
A level BBB Other A Level combinations possible to achieve 120 points. Minimum of 2 A Levels, can be combined with other Level 3 qualifications eg. AS levels/Extended Project to achieve 120 points. General Studies not accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Grade combinations below 120 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 120 points.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 21 credits P: 9 credits Mature applicants (21 years and older) will need to pass a QAA-approved Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant subject with 60 credits, minimum 45 credits at Level 3 including 15 at distinction and 21 at merit. Applicants under 21 years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Scottish Higher BBBCC Scottish Highers (only)
AS Can be considered in combination with other Level 3 qualifications e.g. A2's in different subjects.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points 4 in Mathematics at Standard Level. English Language required at 5 Standard Level or 4 Higher Level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 A minimum of 120 UCAS points usually from 5 Higher Level subjects
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDM Grade combinations below 120 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 120 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma D*D* Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 120 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 120 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 120 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 120 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 120 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 120 points

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate-course/accounting-finance/


Fees and funding

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Accounting and Finance with Business Experience and Professional Placement Year at Kingston University - UCAS