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BScAccounting and Management

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Tuition fee £13,350.00 per year
Course code NN24
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On this professionally accredited course, you develop your understanding of accounting and management in an increasingly complex business world. You gain an academic grounding in financial and management accounting and learn the processes of managing and coordinating today’s organisations. Case studies from real business situations help you to apply accounting theory to practice.

You study topics including:

- quantitative techniques in accounting, finance and management
- cost accounting and management accounting theory
- management theory and practice
- business strategy
- organisational behaviour

In your first year, you are also introduced to topics such as finance, marketing and economics to provide you with a fully-rounded business education. As your course develops, you can choose from selected optional modules to tailor the programme to your career aspirations.

BSc Accounting and Management is taught at Essex Business School, ranked in the UK’s top 20 by the Chartered Association of Business Schools. More than two-thirds of our research is rated “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”, placing us in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014). We are an internationally diverse school, committed to sustainable and ethical business practices.

This course can also be taken with an optional study abroad or placement year.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Accounting
Quantitative Methods and Finance
Introduction to Management and Marketing
Economics for Business
Research and Study Skills for Professional Development

Year 2

Financial Reporting and Analysis
Management Accounting I
Organisational Behaviour
International Business Environment
Management Accounting II
Successful Futures
Introduction to Quantitative Management (optional)
Accounting Information Systems (E-Accounting) (optional)

Final year

Current Issues in Financial Reporting
Advanced Management Accounting
Leadership in Organisations
Human Resource Management
Business Research Methods and Skills (optional)
International Accounting (optional)
Management Psychology (optional)

Career opportunities

Our recent graduates work for organisations such as:

Bank of England
John Lewis Partnership

From the day you join us, we prepare you for a rewarding career after graduation. We understand the skills and knowledge modern employers want to see in their graduates and give you opportunities to develop these throughout your course and through a range of employability opportunities. You also take a module in career development as part of your studies.

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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