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BAAccounting / Accounting with a language

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
Course code N400
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Overview

This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge required for you to become an Accountant. The opportunity to include a work placement year as part of your study will allow you to gain specialised experience of the industry, as well as providing you with an invaluable insight into the world of work.
Further specialisation in your final year builds upon your knowledge gained in your first two years of study, combined with the skills developed in your placement year, to enable you to be fully prepared to begin a career in Accounting.
With exemptions from the professional examinations of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the option to take a one year work placement, this programme will give you the edge in the job market.
You can choose to combine your study of Accounting with studying one of six languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese.
Speaking a second language as well as having a business qualification will give you a competitive edge when job hunting.
If you are thinking of studying Accounting your UCAS code is: N400. If you are thinking of studying Accounting with an Eastern Language your UCAS code is: N4T9. ​If you are thinking of studying Accounting with a European Language your UCAS code is: NR49

Programme structure

During your first year you will learn ‘The Principles of Accounting and Finance’ and develop an understanding of basic ‘Economics for Business’. During your Second and Final year will encounter a deeper understanding of the accounting basics, and not only develop student knowledge of accounting but introduce finance basics. During your third year you can also choose to undertake a work placement year putting the knowledge learnt from Years 1 and 2 into practice. This opportunity can enhance your employability skills and make your CV more desirable.

Career opportunities

Careers
93% of our graduates from the programme have gone onto work or further study within six months of finishing University.
Our graduates have found in employment in roles such as Finance Analyst, Trainee Accountant, Estate Accountant, Accounts officer, Payment Plan Administrator and Graduate Trainee with organisations of all shapes and sizes but includes major businesses such as:
PWC, Hewlett Packard. Costco, Hertfordshire County Council, NHS, Price Bailey LLP, Mothercare, Cathedral Capital, Balfour Beatty Rail, Tui Travel PLC.

Work Placement
As with all courses at the Business School students have the opportunity to complete a work placement, which will usually last for one year. During this time you will be employed by the company and will subsequently be paid; for students on placement is appromimately £16,000. In past years students have completed placements at organisations of all sizes but major brands include:
Vauxhall, NHS, Disney, Computacentre, GE, Intel.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States