University of Central Lancashire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is one of the best paths into the accounting profession and combines a rigorous academic programme with technical training. Accounting and Finance at UCLan has accreditation from a number of prestigious professional bodies, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). You’ll develop your intellectual capacity, analytical skills and have a strong knowledge and understanding of accounting, enabling you to work in audit, tax and accountancy businesses as well as in financial functions within other organisations.
Put theory into practice in a professional business environment by taking advantage of the optional 48-week industry paid placement in a company based in the UK or overseas. You will also have the option to study a semester/year abroad or take your second year at our Cyprus campus. We also offer an International Travel Bursary Fund paying for you to take part in week-long international visits. Undertaking a placement year is invaluable and provides a practical introduction to business which will benefit you upon your return to study and also increase your employability upon graduation.
Year 1: Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, Information Systems and the Business Environment, Introduction to Economics, Law for Accounting, Fundamentals of Business Mathematics
Year 2: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Finance for Managers, Accounting Information Systems and Control Issues, Companies and the Law, Option 1
Year 3: Advanced Financial Accounting, Advanced Management Accounting, Auditing Theory and Practice, Corporate Finance,
Taxation Theory and Practice, Option 1
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
- Certified Accountants, Chartered Association 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||104 points||Our typical offer is 104 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement.|
|A level||104 UCAS points at A2|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||104 UCAS points|
|Scottish Higher||104 UCAS points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||Pass IB Diploma including 104 UCAS points from Higher Level subjects.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||104 UCAS points|
|Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)||D*D|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|