Accounting with Finance with Placement Year at The University of Law - UCAS

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Accounting with Finance with Placement Year is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting and finance, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a professional career in accounting. It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective accounting professionals in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future. 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 acts as a foundation for further study in accounting or finance at postgraduate or professional level.


The first year will consist of six compulsory modules: • Essentials of Management (20) • Academic and Employability Skills (20) • Managing and Leading People (20) • Financial Accounting (20) • Data Analysis (20) • Managing Accounting (20) PLEASE NOTE Students who may want to take LLB modules as electives will undertake one law module (Common Law Method) on a pass/fail system (i.e. non credit-bearing) over the summer between Year One and Year Two. Students will need to pass the module before undertaking the LLB modules. The second year will consist of six compulsory modules: Three modules on Semester 1: • Ethics and Regulations in Finance and Accounting (20) • Economics for Business (20) • Finances (20) Three modules on Semester 2: • Introduction to Taxation (20) • Business Law 1 (20) • Management Accounting for Business (20) Students who select to undertake a placement year in industry will spend the penultimate year of their BSc programme working for an organisation under academic supervision. This supervised work placement will connect them with the employment market. Students will gain job-related skills, awareness of the structure of an organisation, practical problem-solving, responsibility, interpersonal skills in professional settings, and understanding of the unwritten rules of workplaces. They will have the opportunity to reflect on their learning, supervised by an academic supervisor. They will also enrich their CVs with important practical experience. Level 6 will consist of six compulsory modules: Three Modules on Semester 1: • International Strategic Management (20) • Financial Reporting (20) • Corporate Finance (20) Three core modules on Semester 2: • Advanced Taxation (20) • Audit (20) • Advanced Financial Reporting (20)

Assessment method

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 assessments that contributes to the grade, including individual coursework, group work, projects, in-class presentations, and exams. This programme also involves group work and group assessment.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider partial or full UK Degree Study – must have a minimum of 120 credits with an overall average mark of 50% for all credits completed. Please note: We assess your most recent awarded or attempt of a qualification(s) towards entry to our programme so it is important that you include all recent study on your application.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17550 Year 1
International £17550 Year 1

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Accounting with Finance with Placement Year at The University of Law - UCAS