Overview Prepare to excel in the ever-changing and complex world of business. Whether you want to work as an accountant, or in other accountancy or finance related careers, this degree will give you the skills to get your career off to a flying start. You’ll discover the most up-to-date thinking and methods in accounting and finance. You’ll learn to work with numbers and use accounting methods with confidence. You’ll gain the technical skills you need to become a chartered accountant. Depending on the modules you choose you’ll have the chance to gain a number of exemptions from professional accounting bodies, boosting your career prospects. This degree isn’t just for aspiring accountants. Making profit is key to any business. So understanding accounting will give you an advantage whatever sector or role you work in. You don’t need to have studied business before to shine on this degree. You just need to be driven by a passion for numbers, business and hard work. About This Course At UEA we believe that to master the language of accounting and finance is to master the language of business. That means that whatever aspect of business you go on to, the accounting and finance expertise you gain on this degree will put you at a great advantage. The course is ideal if you want to become a financial accountant or auditor. It’s also an excellent choice if you want to work in commerce, industry, financial services such as banking, investment banking, fund management or insurance, as a tax adviser, or if you want to start your own business. After gaining a grounding in core business disciplines, you will learn the theory and practice of financial accounting and reporting. You will then develop your understanding of business finance and accountancy, as well as contract and company law. You’ll learn how to understand, interpret and act on the financial accounts of any business. You’ll learn how to put an argument across in a way that’s relevant to the main financial drivers in that business. You’ll also learn how to use your professional judgment to understand and influence business decisions. You’ll even have the chance to explore how accounting influences wealth distribution in society, and how politics can influence accounting. As you progress you will turn your focus to advanced modules that are designed to prepare you for your future. You can study Corporate Reporting, Advanced Management Accounting, Auditing and Assurance and Personal and Corporate Taxation. In your second and final years, you also have the chance to take certain optional modules according to your interests and aspirations. You’ll have the chance to gain examination exemptions from key professional bodies, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Norwich Business School is in a region that’s safe and welcoming, with a thriving business innovation and enterprise community. All our teaching is informed by our world-leading research and real-world business experience. That means you’ll gain knowledge of the latest issues and debates facing industry and employers. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please contact us at https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/enquiries#chat-anchor
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS score of 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component|
We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.