Solent University (Southampton) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Are you interested in joining the fast-paced world of international finance? Whether you dream of becoming an accountant, investment broker or financial advisor, this full-time degree will help equip you with the skills you’ll need to get your career off to a great start. Taught by professionally qualified staff, including an international expert on Marx’s value theory, you will develop a strong understanding of the industry, and get opportunities to pursue valuable work experience in the real world. You can engage with specific areas of finance that interest you, and explore both national and international markets to ensure a firm understanding of the global economy. Solent is a place of study for students from all over the world. Learning with students from a wide range of different backgrounds, you’ll explore new points of view on contemporary discussions and debates, and get a feel for the international workplace. The curriculum itself is based around practical advice and real life examples of working in the industry –helping prepare you for your future career, and keeping you up to date with the latest developments in this fast moving industry. And you will also have the opportunity to undertake a year-long full-time work placement between the second and third years of your degree – getting first-hand experience in the world of work. The optional one year, full-time work placement between years two and three will help you to relate your studies to the workplace and extend your network of contacts. Our graduates go on to become accountants, auditors, tax specialists, financial analysts, fund managers, business advisers and entrepreneurs. Recent graduates have found roles at Deloitte, Smith and Williamson, Estee Lauder and John Lewis, among others. This course is ideal for anyone who is hoping to pursue a career as an accountant, investment broker or financial advisor. Applicants need to have good numeracy, written and oral communication skills.
YEAR 1 - CORE MODULES Accounting Skills Professional Development for Accountants Corporate Governance and Ethics Introduction to Financial Reporting Introduction to Management Accounting Finance Economics YEAR 2 - CORE MODULES Financial Reporting Financial Management Taxation Principles Management Accounting The UK Financial System YEAR 2 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each academic year) Audit Principles Capital Market Trading YEAR 3 - CORE MODULES The International Financial System Advanced Management Accounting Corporate Financial Management Advanced Financial Reporting YEAR 3 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each academic year) International Financial Reporting and Analysis Current Audit Issues Taxation Practice Ecological Economies
Most accounting modules are assessed through 50% coursework and 50% exams. Coursework assessments include written assessments, online testing, debate, oral presentations, poster presentation, and production of a video training package.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points||from 2 A Levels or equivalent qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each individual component.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||80 overall with a minimum 19 in each individual component.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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