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Accounting (Joint Honours)
Interested in Accounting but don’t want to limit yourself to just one subject? A Joint Honours degree is an excellent way to keep your options open and impress employers with your wide-ranging skills. Whatever career path you take, you will discover a strong demand for graduates with accounting know-how.
Two subjects, one degree
A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Accounting Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Accounting Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Accounting in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.
Why choose this course?
Accounting and Finance at Derby is ranked Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2020. You will develop your understanding of the world of accountancy and gain practical skills which are highly relevant in the modern business environment. Depending on the modules you study, you could become eligible for exemptions from various professional accounting qualifications.
Is this course for you?
A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. If you don't want to specialise in just one area, combine two subjects in one degree, broadening your skillset and enhancing your career prospects.
How you will learn
You will progress from a basic understanding to tackling complicated accounting and ethical issues focused on strategy, management and leadership. A final dissertation allows you to concentrate on a theme that particularly interest you.
Opportunities and experiences
Simulated case studies, guest lectures and employer-led consultancy projects all form part of your learning. An optional year-long placement gives you hands-on skills and can also count towards the work experience requirements of professional accountancy bodies.
Careers and employability
Accounting Joint Honours marks you out as well organised, resourceful and versatile. You can proceed to train to become a professional accountant or take up roles in general management. Our Accounting graduates pursue careers everywhere from multinational firms to local practices.
Did you know? We also offer this course:
- As a single honours degree
This course offers the following subject options:
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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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
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 128 points||
For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer
Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma or equivalent L3 qualifications including any specific subjects for your chosen combination. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification.
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D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|