University of Huddersfield

Accountancy and Finance University of Huddersfield Degree level: Undergraduate

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From professional accountancy to finance, from banking to insurance, this course could be a stepping-stone to a career in an exciting profession. We’ll give you the chance to get a good overview of all areas of accountancy and finance to help improve your employability in your chosen field.

Every business asks different things of its accountants and finance experts. You could end up being responsible for cash flow, or carrying out financial audits, for example. So we’ll start by giving you a thorough grounding in all areas of finance, before offering you the chance to specialise in particular areas.

You’ll get a real feel for what’s behind any successful organisation – how it’s financed and managed. You’ll also be taught by a range of people who have strong academic backgrounds and experience in the professional world.

You’ll have access to experts from some of the leading accounting firms in the UK. In fact you’ll be able to work with PwC who run an annual competition in your first year.

You’ll also be able to connect with other leading international, national and local accounting firms thanks to our innovative Partners in Accountancy scheme. It’s all designed to help you to develop your professional knowledge and your employability.

In your third year we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year that could see you working in a business.

Our courses provide you with a range of professional exemptions from the main accountancy bodies, including The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA).

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Quantitative Analysis; Financial Accounting; Accountants in Organisations; Management and Cost Accounting for Accountants; The Legal Environment of Business and Employment for Accountants.
Year 2: Core modules: Accounting information Systems; Management Accounting; Financial Management; Corporate Reporting and Governance; Option modules:
Choose one 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): The course offers an optional one-year (48 weeks) work placement after the second year, in the UK or abroad.
Final year: Core modules: Corporate Finance; Advanced Management Accounting; Issues in Accounting and Finance; Advanced Corporate Reporting. Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Tax Framework; Audit Framework; Investment and Portfolio Management; Strategic Management

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.

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of
  • International Accountants, Association 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 N420
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
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.

Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements: http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/howtoapply/entry-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,000 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 fees detailed are the fees agreed for 17/18. These may be subject to an inflationary rise in 18/19.

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
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH


Course contact details

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Huddersfield Business School - Admissions

+44 (0)1484 472956


Student Recruitment Team

+44 (0)1484 472625