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BABusiness and Accounting

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
Course code NN4D
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herts.ac.uk/courses/business-economics 

Overview

Studying accounting will provide you with a sound basis for progression to careers in accounting or with an accounting bias, as well as for careers in general management. It will also afford a good preparation for professional accounting qualifications.
Studying Business as part of your course allows you to gain a firm understanding of the role of business in society and develop knowledge of the main functional areas; accounting, marketing and human resources through a creative mix of academic study, skills development and practical training. This can lead to a wide range of careers, but also allows focus on one functional area for more specific career prospects.

Why choose this course?
Develop the skills and knowledge required to become an accountant.Enhance your employability skills by undertaking a 12-month work placement to gain first-hand experience.Develop strong intellectual capabilities.

Career opportunities

Careers
Fifty four per cent of graduates from economics degrees have gone into employment straight from university, with a further thirty three going on to further study. Graduates have found employment in roles such as emerging market analyst, fund managers assistant, management trainee, merchandise associate, pensions administrator, purchase ledger accountant, quality assurance analyst, settlements clerk, trainee accountant and trainee stockbroker with major companies

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 salaries have ranged from £11,500 – £14000.
In the past students have completed placements at;
HM revenue and Customs, NHS FinanceLee Valley Regional Park Authority, HR Treasury.

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

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States