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Accountancy University of Huddersfield Degree level: Undergraduate

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Whatever the economic climate, businesses across the UK always need accountants. Whether you’re hoping to work in the private, public or voluntary sector, this course could help you gain a thorough grounding in accountancy to take you to the next step in your career.

If you’re going to be an accountant it’s vital you understand how organisations are financed and managed. That’s what’s at the core of our degree. We’ll look at how companies are run, and then give you the opportunity to choose particular topics to study in more detail.

While you’re studying at Huddersfield, you could experience working alongside some of the UK’s leading accounting forms. Our Partners in Accountancy scheme could also support you while you are here. It gives you the chance to create contacts with leading international, national and local accounting firms.* You could gain the experience and the knowledge to optimise your employment prospects once you graduate.

The course doesn't just focus on accounting techniques – we also look at some essential skills for the workplace, including communication and presentation skills.In your third year we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year that could see you working in a business and gaining real world experience.

This course provides you with a range of professional exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).

*Our Partners in Accountancy initiative is designed to give you an exceptional start to your accountancy career. In the Huddersfield and Leeds area we currently have nine firms taking part: RSM, BDO, Grant Thornton, Wheawill and Sudworth, KPMG, Kirk Newsholme, PwC, Revell Ward and Simpson Wood.

The partnership builds on established links with many of the firms and has been warmly received by the accountants. The firms will offer accountancy students direct input to their studies from leading case studies on technical and professional areas and providing careers support.

Course details

Modules

Year 1

Core modules:
Financial Accounting
Management and Cost Accounting for Accountants
Quantitative Analysis
The Legal Environment of Business and Employment for Accountants
Accountants in Organisations

You may then choose to specialise in an area of Accountancy.

Year 2

Core modules:
Corporate Reporting and Governance
Management Accounting
Financial Management

Option modules:
Choose two from a list which may include -
Personal Financial Planning
Company Law for Accountants
Small Business Enterprise and Planning
Developments in Banking and Finance
Management Science Applications

Year 3 (optional placement year)

Final year

Core modules:
Issues in Accounting and Finance
Advanced Corporate Reporting

Option modules:
Choose from a list which may include -
Corporate Finance
Investment and Portfolio Management
Tax Framework
Audit Framework
Strategic Management
International Business
Advanced Management Accounting
Employment Law

Assessment method

Assessment will include exams, group exercises, case studies, in-class tests, peer assessment individual coursework and computer-based assessment.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of

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 N410
Institution code H60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits with 3 credits at Merit or above.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The full-time undergraduate tuition fee for 19/20 entry will be £9,250. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/ Please email the Student Finance Office (sfo@hud.ac.uk) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Provider information

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University of Huddersfield
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