University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance (Placement Year)

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Course summary

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Overview Our degree in accounting and finance aims to build your skills portfolio for a rewarding career in the field of accountancy or finance. You'll actively engage with employers and the leading professional bodies during your time at the University, as you position yourself to enter this highly influential sector. With its strong focus on contemporary issues (such as globalisation, governance and business sustainability), this degree will show you're a highly analytical, numerate and commercially-driven graduate. You'll also be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills that employers value, and have the opportunity to gain 'real world' experience through the optional placement year.. Key features

  • 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020
  • 92% of graduates are in work or further study 15 months after completing the course
  • Gain exemptions from professional exams, plus Associate Membership of the IFA and Chartered Management Institute
  • Enhance your employability in a one-year paid placement, internships, consultancy projects and company visits
  • Compete for the Hereford & Worcester Chamber of Commerce prize for 'Outstanding Performance in Accountancy & Finance', the Bishop Fleming Award for ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’ and the Haines Watts ‘Audit Excellence Award’
  • Experience international cultures through opportunities to work and study abroad
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N403
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
100%
Student satisfaction
78%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
92%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Accounting and Finance (Placement Year) at University of Worcester - UCAS