University of Huddersfield

Accountancy with Financial Services University of Huddersfield Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why Accountancy with Financial Services?
This degree provides a basis for a wide range of careers, including professional accountancy, finance, banking, insurance, the public sector and general management. We’ll give you the chance to get a good overview of all areas of accountancy and then focus your studies on financial services to help you succeed in your chosen field.

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. Every business asks different things of its accountants. You could end up being responsible for cash flow, or carrying out financial audits.

Once you’ve got the groundwork in place, we’ll move on to look at financial services. This could cover anything from banking and pensions, to investments and hedge funds. In your career you might end up working on multi-million pound investments or analysing information for a financial audit, so we make sure we cover all the bases. Every business asks different things of its accountants and finance experts. You’ll get a real feel for what’s behind any successful organisation – how it’s financed and managed.

How will I 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 Partners in Accountancy scheme.

  • The Partners in Accountancy firms will offer accountancy and finance students direct input to their studies from leading case studies on technical and professional areas and providing careers support.

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

What subjects will you cover?
You’ll explore subjects such as Financial Accounting, Monetary and Financial Framework and Developments in Banking and Finance, Personal Financial Planning, Financial Management, Management and Cost Accounting for Accountants and Investment and Portfolio Management.

*HESA - First awarded in 2016, maintained in 2017 and 2018.

Course details

Modules

Year 1
This is a common first year across all Accountancy courses and comprises -
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:
Management Accounting
Corporate Reporting and Governance
Developments in Banking and Finance
Personal Financial Planning
Financial Management

Year 3 (optional placement year)

Final year
Core modules:
Advanced Corporate Reporting
Issues in Accounting and Finance
Investment and Portfolio Management
Monetary and Financial Framework

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

Assessment method

23.6% 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.

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 N4N3
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.

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 Minimun of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

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

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

This information is for those applying to study at the University of Huddersfield in the academic year 2019/20. Information is subject to change resulting from the government review of higher education funding in England, and other potential policy changes. This webpage will be updated with 2020/21 tuition fees as information becomes available. The full-time undergraduate tuition fee for 19/20 entry will be £9250. 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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Huddersfield
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Course contact details

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Huddersfield Business School - Admissions

+44 (0)1484 472956


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