If you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – our Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) accredited degree is for you. We’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the global market. Course Overview If you’re looking for a business, accounting and finance foundation course that will develop your skills and confidence in a supportive and dynamic environment then look no further. Your introductory year will be spent developing essential university skills that will enable you to progress to our highly respected undergraduate programme. You’ll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of business with a sound knowledge of applied financial theories, concepts and resources. But you won’t just learn theoretically about business - you’ll be doing it. With our innovative teaching you’ll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a mock accountant’s office, giving you every opportunity to build your boardroom and business confidence and bolster your business practice. On this course you will...
- Learn to critically evaluate the relationships between business strategy and operational business.
- Develop strong business acumen skills including marketing, digital technologies and business administration.
- Become a confident high-level, financially literate graduate.
- Essential University Skills One
- Contemporary Issues and the Media
- Business Innovation
- Essential University Skills Two
- Leading and Managing Individuals and Organisations
- Individual Case Study
- Managing People and Organisations
- The Business Environment
- Introduction to Business Finance
- Fundamentals of Business
- Principles of Marketing
- Management Accounting
- An Introduction to UK Law for Business
- Management Accounting for Decision Making
- The Financial Regulatory Environment
- Corporate Law
- UK Taxation
- Introduction to Audit and Assurance
- Corporate Financial Reporting
- Corporate Financial Management
- Management Accounting for Managing Performance
- Business Valuation and Financial Risk
- Audit and Assurance in Practice
- Negotiated Project
Foundation year - Compulsory modules: Essential University Skills 1, Contemporary Issues and the Media, Business Innovation, Essential University Skills 2, Leading and Managing Individuals and Organisations, Individual Case Study. Year one - Compulsory modules: Managing People and Organisations, The Business Environment, Introduction to Business Finance, Fundamentals of Business, Principles of Marketing, Management Accounting. Year two - Compulsory modules: An Introduction to UK Law for Business, Management Accounting for Decision Making, The Financial Regulatory Environment, Corporate Law, UK Taxation, Introduction to Audit and Assurance. Year three - Compulsory modules: Corporate Financial Reporting, Corporate Financial Management, Management Accounting for Managing Performance, Business Valuation and Financial Risk, Audit and Assurance in Practice, Negotiated Project.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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How to apply
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If you are over 21 and returning to study after being in relevant employment for a minimum of 3 years and do not meet the published entry requirements for Year 1 of our degree courses, please do not assume you are not qualified to join us. Our experienced Admissions and Academic staff will review your prior qualifications and professional experience to support your application. The Integrated Foundation Year programmes support your return to education and are specifically designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree but may not have all the necessary qualifications, skills or experience to join the degree in Year 1. Contact our Course Enquiries Team for more information.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6125||Year 1|