The Management School is amongst an elite group of business schools to hold the gold standard triple accreditation. Our BA Accounting and Finance programme has a theoretical and practice-led approach covering the core aspects of accounting and finance including financial accounting, management accounting and finance. It also covers specialist areas such auditing, taxation and strategy to a level equivalent to the ICAEW professional stage. Choosing this highly accredited course can give you an advantage in a range of careers including: accountancy – both in practice and in industry, investment banking, asset management and insurance in organisations such as Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, KPMG, NHS, PwC, Siemens as well as in the public sector. Some students also pursue further postgraduate study. With close industry links, excellent teaching, and quality content the programme is accredited by the professional accountancy bodies and receives the maximum number of exemptions available to any university from the: • Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations. • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route. • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations. • Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations. • Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations. Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations. The third year of your programme is spent on placement. You will complete a year-long graduate-level placement, providing valuable work experience and an opportunity to further enhance the skills and attributes sought after by top employers. You can apply for UK-based placements with a large organisation or smaller company or even seek a placement overseas. You will be visited at least twice by University staff whilst on placement with support from the Placement Team throughout and complete related assessments in May.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
ULMS list of preferred subjects We consider the subjects included in the list below to be good preparation to our degree courses. Where applicants have already achieved their A Level results and have narrowly missed our entry requirements, if places are available we may consider applicants who have two or more of these subjects in addition to using other information on the application to inform our decision. The information in the list refers to A Level subjects, but the advice about subjects is essentially true if you are taking other qualifications, although exceptions may apply. Please see our entrance requirements page for details. Accounting Anthropology Archaeology Ancient History Biology Business Studies/Applied Classics Chemistry Computing Economics English Language English Literature English Literature and Language Environmental Studies Further Maths Geography Geology Government and Politics History History of Art Languages* Law Maths Music Philosophy Physics Psychology Religious Studies Science in Society Sociology Statistics World Development *Languages include modern foreign/community languages taken as individual subjects (e.g. French, Spanish, Urdu, Gujarati) and classical languages (e.g. Biblical Hebrew, Latin, Classical Greek).
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