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Accounting (Top-Up)

Blackburn College

UCAS Code: L400 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Accounting

If you have successfully completed the Lancaster University Foundation Degree Accounting at the University Centre at Blackburn College you can progress on to the BA (Hons) Accounting (Top-up) up course. This is a one year full time course specifically designed to complement the Foundation Degree Accounting and is awarded by Lancaster University. The course will produce honours-level graduates with higher level skills and knowledge within a financial, accountancy and management environment.

If studying full time it can take as little as three years to achieve a BA (Hons) Accounting. Most students complete the FdA Accounting in two years and a further year to achieve the BA (Hons) top up.

Modules

All students take a total of 120 credits per level.

Level 6 Modules (all modules are mandatory) include: Business Project, Accounting Information Systems and Control Issues
Financial Reporting, Advanced Managerial Accounting, Business Taxation, Corporate Finance and Related Ethical Issues.

Assessment methods

Throughout the course a full range of assessment techniques will be used. You will be assessed by examinations, presentations, research projects, essays and case study reports.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,250
per year
England
£8,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Blackburn College

Department:

Business, Health and Technology

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