University of East Anglia UEA

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance

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Course summary

Overview The language of accounting and finance is the language of business. Master this language and the expertise you will gain with this degree will give you a huge competitive advantage. People who are highly literate in accounting and finance so often rise to the top of businesses. Choose this degree if you want to become a financial accountant or auditor or go into industry or a service-related business. The expertise it will give you will be a great way into the financial services sector, in fund management, insurance, investment banking or tax planning. Or if you decide you want to be your own boss, there’s no better foundation before you strike out on your own. 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

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N400
Institution code:
E14
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 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.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
84%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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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
International £19250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Accounting and Finance at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS