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Accounting and Finance/Marketing

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B-C,C,C

Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30-26

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM-MMM

UCAS Tariff

120-96

Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Marketing

Finance

Accounting

If you're interested in a subject that is exciting, dynamic and one that will combine elements of consumer behaviour, psychology, management, human resources and culture, then the Accounting and Finance with Marketing degree at Aberystwyth University is the course for you.

Aberystwyth Business School is an accredited **Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) gateway centre,** which means you could gain exemptions to the modules that the CIM offers. The Accounting and Finance component of this degree is also accredited by various professional bodies which include the **Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.**

**Why study Accounting and Finance with Marketing at Aberystwyth University?**

+ The Marketing component of this degree allows you to explore the changing use of information technology and digital media for marketing purposes in a creative and innovative way. In addition, the range of marketing modules that are on offer enables you to discover the multidisciplinary understanding of marketing which employers increasingly demand.

+ Across the two subject areas (Accounting/ Finance and Marketing) you will be taught by experts who have experience and knowledge of the specialist areas at an industry level.

+ The Accounting and Finance component of this course will focus on developing your skills and knowledge in financial measurement and disclosure has on cash-flow, internal policy, and management systems. This will enlighten your understanding of how financial data may be used in order to inform and influence managers, investors and decision makers and how the presentation of financial information can impact on the longevity (and profitability/ sustainability) of a company or public sector organisation.

+ This programme will help fast-track your accountancy career by giving you exemptions from key professional examinations which make you more appealing to future employers.

**A degree in Accounting and Finance with Marketing prepares you for a number of careers including:**

+ Chartered Accountant;

+ Chartered Certified Accountant;

+ Marketing and Digital Marketing Executives;

+ Chartered Management Accountant;

+ Chartered Public Finance Accountant;

+ Accountant Technician.

**Some of our graduates have also explored other pathways:**

+ Tax Advisory;

+ Auditor;

+ Investment Analyst;

+ Financial Trader;

+ Retail Banker;

+ Economist;

+ Actuary.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£14,300
per year
International
£14,300
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

Extra funding

Aberystwyth University offers a valuable package of scholarships and bursaries to support students. Our long-established Entrance Examination competition means you could get up to £2,000 a year towards your living and study costs. You can combine that with any or all of our other awards, to make your financial package more valuable. Our awards include Sport and Music Scholarships, Bursaries for Care Leavers/Young Carers/Estranged Students and a range of department specific awards. Please visit our website for full details.

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Department:

Aberystwyth Business School

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

97%
high
Marketing
97%
high
Finance
96%
high
Accounting

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Marketing

Teaching and learning

95%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
80%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
84%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

96%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
86%
Course specific equipment and facilities
96%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

61%
UK students
39%
International students
52%
Male students
48%
Female students
71%
2:1 or above
8%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
E
C

Finance

Teaching and learning

97%
Staff make the subject interesting
94%
Staff are good at explaining things
94%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
92%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

97%
Library resources
82%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
91%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

58%
UK students
42%
International students
55%
Male students
45%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
E
C

Accounting

Teaching and learning

96%
Staff make the subject interesting
91%
Staff are good at explaining things
91%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
98%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

95%
Library resources
76%
IT resources
95%
Course specific equipment and facilities
96%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

68%
UK students
32%
International students
57%
Male students
43%
Female students
71%
2:1 or above
7%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
B
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Business and management

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£19,500
med
Average annual salary
85%
low
Employed or in further education
76%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

26%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
16%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
6%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals

Want to join a fast-moving, diverse industry that's at the cutting edge of tech? Try marketing! A lot of the jobs are in London, but graduates don't just go to work in advertising agencies — all sorts of industries do their own marketing these days, and with the rise of digital and mobile technology, a lot of marketing is done in quite innovative ways using a wide range of methods. Common industries (apart from advertising and PR) include recruitment, online retail, higher education, banking and IT. A lot of jobs in this industry are handled through recruitment agencies, so if you get in touch with them early, that might give you a headstart for some of the jobs available. But be careful — unpaid working is not the norm in the marketing industry, but it is more common than in most sectors.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Business and management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£19k

£19k

£21k

£21k

£25k

£25k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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