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Accounting and Finance University of Salford Degree level: Undergraduate

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Accounting and Finance at Salford Business School helps you develop the essential skills and knowledge for a high-level career in accountancy, finance, banking and insurance as well as general management positions. With a curriculum that is career-focused and industry-informed, Accounting and Finance is a challenging programme designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of accounting and finance within the wider context of business and management. Our relationships with a number of professional accounting bodies ensure the modules you study will always be closely aligned with current best practice. Our partnerships mean that you benefit from exemptions from the maximum number of professional exams as well as the opportunity to join the ACCA Accelerate programme.

The Professional Development module in the second year helps you to develop the skills you need – presentation skills, networking, interview techniques etc – to move more easily into successful employment.

We strongly encourage all our students to take up the opportunity of an industry placement year between the second and third year of study. You can practise the skills you have already learned, develop your professional network and students who have done work experience tend to get better final year results. During this year, you will not pay University fees and you will be paid for your work.

Through the Study Abroad programme, you could choose to spend your second year studying on an international exchange with one of our global partner institutions in Europe, the US or the rest of the world.

The Professional Experience Year will give you the opportunity to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding you have gained in the first two years of the course and is recognised by both CIMA and ACCA as one of the three years of postgraduate experience required for formal certification. If you choose to take the professional year option, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. There are different entry requirements and course codes for the Professional Experience Year option. This degree is also offered with a Foundation Year.

Course details

Modules

Year 1; Principles of Accounting, Principles of HRM, Principles of Economics, Business and the Accountant, Principles of Marketing, Business Statistics. Year 2; Financial Accounting, The International Regulatory and Economic Environment, Financial and Management Information Systems, Financial Planning and Software Applications, Professional Development, Law in a Business Contest. Year 3; Business Taxation, International and Business Finance, Management Accounting for Control, International Financial Reporting, Audit Framework, The Professional Accountant.


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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code NN34
Institution code S03
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 112 points From a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.
A level 112 From a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma A minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff Points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma to contain a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2 to total 60 credits overall for the full award.
Scottish Higher 112 From a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers
AS 112 From a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent. Additional AS Levels can be used towards the overall tariff points provided they are not completed in the same subject as the A2.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal 112 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.
Extended Project 112 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 We require Grade C or 4 (or above) in Maths and English GCSE.
Equivalent qualifications Key Skills Level 2, and Functional Skills Level 2, are also accepted.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points including a grade 5 in standard level maths and grade 6 in standard level english or grade 4 in higher level maths and grade 5 in higher level english
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 112 from a minimum of 2 Higher Level Subjects including a minimum of H7 (D3)or O4 (C3) in Maths and English
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 112 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D*
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 112 Not acceptable on it's own or with additional AS Levels. Must be doing an additional A2 or equivalent to top up to required points.
Scottish Advanced Higher 112 From a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) 112 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition Fees for 2020 entry have not yet been confirmed, please check our website for updates: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/money-matters/tuition-fees-and-loans

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University of Salford
The Crescent
Salford
M5 4WT


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0161 295 4545

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