Glyndwr University, Wrexham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our Accounting and Finance degree concentrates on the practical applications of accounting and finance theories, boosting your employability by developing you as a business-ready graduate. • Work-based learning - from case studies, problem-solving to work placement opportunities - ensure graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet current and future market needs. • Graduates will be eligible for exemption for some ACCA and AIA examination papers. • Graduates of this programme are eligible for Associate (AFA) level membership. • All our graduating students will also achieve a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the Chartered Management Institute worth over £1,300 at no extra cost. • All of our lecturers are professionally qualified in Accounting or Finance. • Work placement opportunities are available to all of our students who demonstrate a good standard of engagement and professionalism during their studies. • Depending on the modules chosen, graduates will be eligible for exemption for up to six ACCA examination papers (F1, F2, F3, F4, F5 and F9) and up to six AIA examination papers (Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, Paper 4, Paper 6 and Paper 8). In addition, graduates of this programme are eligible for Associate (AFA) level membership. • As our degrees are accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense. You can also choose to study this course with a foundation year BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (four years including foundation year) UCAS code: A268. *Subject to re-accreditation
YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4) Although you will study core business and marketing modules in year one, we quickly enable you to focus on accounting and finance topics. You will study economics, financial and data analytics and an introduction to financial markets. In years two and three you will specialise in either accounting or finance and your module options will offer significant depth of expertise. We will introduce business practitioners into your learning schedule who will provide an insight into the real-life situations and challenges they encounter in the business world. As you develop, your confidence and awareness will grow and you will leave us ready to enter into business life. MODULES Introduction to Financial Accounting Business Communication Skills for Marketing Economics Business, Finance and Technology Management Marketing Essentials Data Analytics and Understanding ‘Big Data’ YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5) MODULES CORE MODULES Advanced Management Accounting HRM for Business Engaging and Leading People Business Law Enabling technologies and business opportunities in finance OPTIONAL MODULES Taxation and Business Planning Competitive Intelligence Research Work placement 2 Work-based project YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6) MODULES Strategic Thinking Advanced Financial Management Financial Strategy Audit and Assurance Dissertation The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.
As part of our commitment to preparing our graduates for the professional workplace, we recognise the need to provide a variety of assessment methods that retain academic rigour, but also offer students opportunities to develop themselves in a variety of ways. Consequently, across most modules students will be assessed by methods such as traditional examination, oral examination, case study evaluation, presentations, blog writing and management report writing. TEACHING AND LEARNING Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Marketing
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, please apply through Centurus at https://centurusone.com/apply/1111.
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||112 UCAS Tariff points|
|Scottish Higher||112 UCAS Tariff points|
|AS||Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||112 UCAS Tariff points|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||112 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff point requirement.|
|Extended Project||Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||112 UCAS Tariff points|
|Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||112 UCAS Tariff points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Mathematics and English/Welsh (if Welsh is your first language) at Grade C/Grade 4 or equivalent|
Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.