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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.
How will you learn?
You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.
Here at Huddersfield, you'll be taught by some of the best lecturers in the country. We've been the English university with the highest proportion of professionally qualified teaching staff for three years running.*
You’ll be able to connect with leading accounting firms thanks to our innovative Partners in Accountancy scheme.
The Partners in Accountancy firms will offer accountancy students direct input to their studies from leading case studies on technical and professional areas and providing careers support.
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.
Our 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).
What subjects will you cover?
You’ll explore subjects such as Financial Accounting, Accountants in Organisations, Advanced Corporate Reporting, Management Accounting, Quantitive Analysis and the Legal Environment of Business and Employment for Accountants.
*HESA - First awarded in 2016, maintained in 2017 and 2018.
Management and Cost Accounting for Accountants
The Legal Environment of Business and Employment for Accountants
Accountants in Organisations
You may then choose to specialise in an area of Accountancy.
Corporate Reporting and Governance
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)
Issues in Accounting and Finance
Advanced Corporate Reporting
Choose from a list which may include -
Investment and Portfolio Management
Advanced Management Accounting
24.4% of the study time on this course is spent in lectures, seminars, workshops etc. Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
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
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
|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.
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
Huddersfield Business School - Admissions
+44 (0)1484 472956
Student Recruitment Team
+44 (0)1484 472625