Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance gives you a sound knowledge of accounting and business, which will enable you to take up a management position in industry and commerce, or become a professional accountant.
Throughout the degree we will also be developing your personal, transferable skills. These are the skills that will complement your academic knowledge and improve your employability.
You will develop your communication, report writing and presentation skills, and be able to manage your time and work to meet deadlines. You will be able to work independently and be self-motivated, and also work effectively and constructively as part of a team. These skills are vital to your success, wherever you see your career developing.
There are a range of assessment methods used throughout the degree. In the first stage, the range of assessments include computer-based assessments, examinations, essays, business reports and portfolios. All of these are designed to help you gauge your own level of learning by giving you feedback on how you do so that it helps your learning in a constructive way.
At the second and third stages, you will be assessed mainly by examinations, but also by essays, business reports, portfolios and presentations. Again, all of these are designed to help you gauge your own level of learning, by giving you feedback on how you do so that it helps your learning in a constructive way.
There is always a demand for accounting graduates. As an accountant you will have the opportunity to work in many diverse fields, anywhere in the world.
We have designed the degree in such a way that it allows you to be eligible to apply for the maximum exemptions from ACCA professional qualifications, subject to the module pathway you select. This shortens the time required for you to become a fully qualified member of your chosen professional body.