Business and Management (Accounting) at Bath Spa University - UCAS

Course summary

Dive into the figures that make businesses tick in this CIMA accredited Business and Management course..

  • Discover the importance of data in business and prepare for a career in a wide variety of sectors.
  • Open up your options in the world of finance whilst gaining a solid understanding of business and management concepts.
  • Choose either a ten-month or ten-week work placement and apply what you’ve learned in the real world.
This CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) accredited course is designed to give you an edge in today's competitive job market. Analysing and understanding figures is at the core of how business functions. By learning the impact of numbers in relation to the financial world, you'll open up your career options. You'll develop the skills you need to enter the workplace with strong business and management knowledge and a toolkit of accounting abilities. Whatever your aspirations, our friendly and hands-on Business School will help you start to build a clear picture of where your skills could take you. Alumni from this course have gone on to work with major players in the industry such as IBM, the NHS, Logica and Ocado.


In Year One, you'll gain a broad understanding of today’s business environment – from the context that organisations operate in through to trends in economic thinking and the importance of data in business. You'll look at topics such as organisations and the business environment; economics and globalisation; managing data. Your second year will focus on the inner workings of businesses. You'll use business techniques to solve problems and start developing the skills that employers look for. You'll cover key themes including creativity and innovation in business. In your final year develop and explore your business learning, with a focus on management accounting. You'll undertake an in-depth business research project in accounting. You’ll also have a chance to set up a business on your own or with fellow students. Other topics to explore include: managing sustainability; organisational strategy; new trends in management; creating and hosting festivals and events; and strategic human resource management.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed in a wide range of ways that will test your business knowledge and management skills. These could include presentations, work related projects, group work, computer-based simulations, podcasts, exams, essays, videos and business reports.

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Institution code:
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.

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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Management (Accounting) at Bath Spa University - UCAS