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BA (Hons)Accounting and Financial Information Systems

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Course code NN43
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Overview

This degree has been developed with input from professional accountancy bodies and financial institutions. Courses focus on practical skills using software and systems such as MS Excel, MS Access, Visual Studio, SAP ERP 6.0 and SAGE 50 accounts software.

You will study core and optional courses with an emphasis on financial systems and models, including quantitative analysis and management accounting control systems.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Introduction to Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Introduction to Management Accounting (30 credits)
Personal and Professional Development 1 (Accounting) (15 credits)
Quantitative Methods (15 credits)
Introduction to Finance and Economics (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Management Accounting and Control Systems (15 credits)
Financial Analysis and Professional Practice (15 credits)
Computing and Financial Applications (30 credits)
Accounting Information Systems (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Administration, Accounting and Taxation for Small Entities (30 credits)
Project Planning and Management (Finance Track) (15 credits)
Managing Business Finance (30 credits)
Business and Company Law (30 credits)
Business Law (15 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Dissertation – Accounting and Finance (30 credits)
Financial Business Intelligence (30 credits)
Strategic Financial Management (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Ethics and Corporate Governance (30 credits)
Current Issues in Management Accounting for Business (15 credits)
Administration, Accounting and Taxation for Small Entities (30 credits)
Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
E-Business (30 credits)
Managing Business Processes with SAP (30 credits)
Taxation (30 credits)
Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)
Managing Business Finance (30 credits)
Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions (30 credits)
Islamic Banking and Finance 1 (30 credits)
European Languages (French 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 4) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 4) (30 credits)
Language Research Project (French, Italian, Spanish) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 4) (30 credits)

Career opportunities

You will graduate from this degree with a valuable combination of accounting and business knowledge, as well as transferable analytical, software and systems skills.

You may pursue a career as a business or financial analyst or work in financial modelling for large organisations. You may also consider undertaking a trainee accountancy position or pursuing roles in specialist finance or general business management.

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