University Centre South Essex

Accounting and Finance University Centre South Essex Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of East Anglia


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

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The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Degree is a three-year, full-time programme. It aims to provide a rigorous academic curriculum, which offers students the opportunity to study the fundamental disciplines of accounting and finance and appreciate their context in the business, economic and social environments.

The programme will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in the key accounting disciplines of Financial Reporting, Management Accounting, Finance, Taxation and Audit. It will provide a conceptual foundation for professional careers in management or business, developing commercial awareness, critical and analytical thinking and the problem-solving skills required in a rapidly changing business environment. The course will enable students, to enhance their employability opportunities and/or gain admission to a Master’s programme or study for a professional qualification.

The core modules offer exemption from the ACCA for papers F1 to F9 and accreditation for this will be sought on completion of the validation. The course programme also allows for potential exemptions from CIMA, ICAEW and CIPFA.

Course details


AC4-01 Introduction to Management Accounting
AC4-02 Introduction to Financial Accounting
AC4-03 Quantitative Methods for Accounting
AC4-04 Business and Economic Environment
AC4-05 Professional Skills for Accountants
AC4-06 Business Law and Ethics.

AC5-01 Management Accounting for Decision Making and Control
AC5-02 Financial Reporting
AC5-03 Financial Markets and Investment
AC5-04 Taxation
AC5-05 Principles of Auditing
AC5-06 Company Law and Governance

AC6-01 Strategic Management Accounting
AC6-03 Corporate Financial Management
AC6-05 Audit Practice
AC6-06 Accounting and Finance Dissertation

Assessment method

A range of methods are used to develop skills and to assess progress and learning. Assessment methods include examinations, academic essays, reports, case studies and individual/group presentations.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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Course code N400
Institution code S43
Campus name University Centre Southend
Campus code S

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 88 points
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits 30 credits at Merit or above.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language GCSE at grade C (4) or above, OR a Level 2 equivalent such as functional skills.

Maths GCSE at grade C (4) or above, OR a Level 2 equivalent such as functional skills.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 7.0 IELTS 7.0 - minimum 6.5 across all components.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre South Essex
Luker Road

Course contact details

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01702 220688

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