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BA (Hons)Accounting and Finance

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Course code N400
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gre.ac.uk/ug/business-school/n400 

Overview

This degree will help you understand financial and management accounting, and how it affects planning, decision-making and budget control.

The courses will give you confidence in analysing and communicating information, so that you can explain concepts and manage new projects. This will develop your core skills, enabling you to take your career in any direction.

You will also learn to prepare financial reports and use software and systems. You will build these practical skills in lab exercises using MS Excel, SAP ERP 6.0 and SAGE 50 Accounts software.

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 (30 credits)
Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Business and Company Law (30 credits)

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

Administration, Accounting and Taxation for Small Entities (30 credits)
Accounting Information Systems (30 credits)
Taxation (30 credits)
Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)
Islamic Banking and Finance 1 (30 credits)

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

Advanced Management Accounting (15 credits)
Advanced Financial Accounting (15 credits)
Finance (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)
Audit and Assurance (30 credits)
Administration, Accounting and Taxation for Small Entities (30 credits)
Financial Business Intelligence (30 credits)
Managing Business Processes with SAP (30 credits)
Taxation (30 credits)
Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)
Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions (30 credits)
Islamic Banking and Finance 1 (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates entering the accountancy profession may go into public practice by joining an accountancy firm. This can offer you the experience of working with multiple clients across various industries or the opportunity to specialise, for example, in auditing, stockbroking or consultancy.

Recent positions secured by our graduates include assurance associate at Grant Thornton, financial modeller at KPMG and counter risk trader at Barclays Investment Bank.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States