University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Accounting and Finance (Sandwich)

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Course summary

This multi-accredited degree offers you the chance to develop and practise your technical knowledge, skills and expertise, while gaining professional recognition from the world’s leading accountancy bodies. You will gain a solid grounding in the core elements of accounting and finance, ensuring you are well prepared for a variety of accountancy careers. Topics covered include financial reporting, management accounting, corporate finance, taxation, audit, and computerised accounting systems. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has fully accredited this degree, so you will gain maximum exemptions from a professional qualification when you graduate. We are also a recognised Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) ‘Partner in Learning’ and, depending on your module choices, you can gain exemptions from ICAEW, with further exemptions offered towards Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) examinations. National Student Survey 2015: 100% of our BA Accounting and Finance students were satisfied with their course

Course details

Modules

Year one modules include: Financial accounting, Introductory management accounting, The business environment for accountants, Business and corporate law, Quantitative methods for accounting and finance, Introduction to finance. Year two modules include: Financial reporting, Management accounting and performance measurement, Fundamentals of financial management, Taxation, Auditing and assurance, Accounting and audit software and simulation. Year three modules include: Year Three The final year explores advanced aspects of accounting and has specialist optional modules, including forensic accounting, international taxation, Islamic finance, and the theory and practice of securities trading, where you can use our simulation trading room on campus. Advanced financial reporting, Global governance, risk and ethics, Business analysis for accountants. You will also study two option modules.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N421
Institution code:
W01
Campus name:
Pontypridd
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics/Numeracy and English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent, but consideration is given to individual circumstances. AAT Level 3 will be considered for 1st year entry, or AAT level 4 for direct 2nd year entry onto the degree.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.
Accounting and Finance (Sandwich) at University of South Wales - UCAS