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BAAccounting and Finance

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
Course code NL41
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herts.ac.uk/courses/accounting-and-finance 

Overview

This course is designed to give those of you who want to pursue a career in finance and accounting, the core knowledge needed to enter into the profession.
You will study elements of both finance and accounting to prepare you for widest range of roles within the industry.
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 course will give you the edge in the job market.
Why choose this course?
Develop skills and knowledge required to work within the accounting or finance fields.Understand the role finance and accounting plays in analysing current problems and information policy.Develop a firm understanding of key business functions and the basic principles of accounting and finance.Study a subject that is most relevant and interesting during the current nature of the global economy.Provide a foundation for further professional or postgraduate study.Gives you the opportunity to take a placement year, working in the industry putting your skills and knowledge into practice.

Programme structure

Year 1 Core: global perspectives of business; principles of accounting and finance; quantitative methods for accounting and finance; the accounting and finance professional; introduction to macroeconomics; quantitive methods for economists; the professional economist.
Year 2 Core: analysing financial information; cost and performance management; enhancing employability in accounting and finance; enterprise; financial accounting and reporting; management; accounting for business decisions; economics; business economics; consumers firms and markets; econometrics; economic growth, aggregate price and income; enhancing employability in economics; international trade and the open economy.
Year 3 Core: advanced corporate reporting; contemporary issues in accounting and finance; corporate governance; financial management in the public sector; i.s. and knowledge management; industry practice; management decision making; performance strategy; practice of auditing; strategic cost management; strategic management accounting; economics; anatomy of financial crises; contemporary issues in economics; economics of business organisation; internation production and governance; issues in the global economy; modern econometrics; money, banking and finance.

Career opportunities

Careers
In our most recent destination survey, graduates have found employment roles such as Finance Analyst, Trainee Accountant, Payment Plan Administrator, Estate Accountant and Accounts Officer.
These are with organisations of all 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 our courses students have the opportunity to complete a sandwich 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 is approximately £16,000.
In previous years students have completed placements at organisations of all shapes and sizes, but major brands inlcude:
Vauxhall, NHS, Disney, Computacentre, GE, Intel.

Apply now!
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.