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BA (Hons)Accounting and Finance

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Course code N400
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You should consider this programme if you want to become a qualified accountant or develop a general career in accounting and finance. Accountancy is the process of maintaining, auditing and processing financial information to help managers, investors, tax authorities and other decision makers allocate resources. This fast-moving industry uses the latest technology and attracts some of the most motivated and intelligent graduates.

At the end of Year 2 you can take a sandwich placement which will aid your final-year studies and increase employment prospects. Direct entry into Year 2 or 3 is available if you are suitably qualified.

Students are guided into taking the BAT (Bloomberg Attitudinal Test) which is a global online test to assess their financial knowledge, aptitude and career skills. For 2012/13, the university was ranked 3rd in the Global Bloomberg Assessment!

The university is also proud to say they are joint first for student satisfaction in London for Accounting and Finance ranked by the Sunday Times University Guide 2014.

The aims of the programme are:

*To prepare you for a career in the accountancy and finance sector
*To develop your theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and finance in the context of the global economy
*To equip you with the skills required for a complex and changing business environment.

Programme structure

Year 1

Business and the Financial Environment (15 credits)
Introduction to Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Management Accounting and Ethics in Organisations (30 credits)
Quantitative Analysis and Systems (30 credits)
Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)

Year 2

Advanced Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Business and Company Law (30 credits)
Management Accounting (30 credits)
One option from: Taxation; Banking: Principles, Practices and Regulation; Administration, Accounting and Taxation for Small Entities (30 credits)

Final Year

Current Issues in Financial Accounting (15 credits)
Current Issues in Management Accounting (15 credits)
Finance (30 credits)
Strategic Financial Management (30 credits)
One option from: Audit and Assurance; Designing Financial Applications; Ethics and Corporate Governance; Taxation; Banking: Principles, Practices and Regulation; Administration, Accounting and Taxation for Small Entities

Career opportunities

Graduates can seek to pursue employment in accounting and finance departments, the financial services sector, non-profit-making organisations and in public practice with firms of accountants.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States