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Finance with Accounting with Placement Year

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Excluding General Studies

Access to HE Diploma

D:24

Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 24 Distinctions

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

M2,M3,M3

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

27

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

DMM

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B,C

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B

UCAS Tariff

112-136

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time with year in industry | 2022

The BSc (Hons) Finance with Accounting with Placement Year is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of finance and accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a professional career in finance. It seeks to give students a learning experience, that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective finance professionals in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future.

Year 1 provides you with a good understanding of the foundations of finance and accounting alongside the fundamentals of business. Years 2 and 3 gives you in-depth knowledge of how companies use finance and accounting to make decisions, report performance under conditions of uncertainty and risk. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a professional career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities.

This degree is ideal for those interested in a future professional career in finance, M&A and trading. It offers an excellent grounding in finance and acts as a foundation for further study in accounting or finance at postgraduate or professional level.

Modules

Year One:
• Essentials of Management
• Academic and Employability Skills
• Managing and Leading People
• Financial Accounting
• Data Analysis
• Finance

Year Two:
• Ethics and Regulations in Finance and Accounting
• Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
• Economics for Business
• Introduction to Taxation
• Business Law 1
• Financial Markets and Instruments

Year Three:
Students who select to undertake a placement year in industry will spend the penultimate year of their BSc programme working for an organisation under academic supervision. This supervised work placement will connect them with the employment market. Students will gain job-related skills, awareness of the structure of an organisation, practical problem-solving, responsibility, interpersonal skills in professional settings, and understanding of the unwritten rules of workplaces. They will have the opportunity to reflect on their learning, supervised by an academic supervisor. They will also enrich their CVs with important practical experience.

Year Four:
• Global Leadership and Change Management
• Portfolio and Risk Management
• Introduction to FinTech
• Corporate Finance
• Mergers and Acquisition
• Trading

Assessment methods

Assessment is designed to meet the programme and module learning outcomes both academically and professionally in formative form, including the preparation and feedback from seminars, workshops, tests and presentations, as well as in summative assessments that contributes to the grade, including individual coursework, group work, projects, in-class presentations, and exams. This programme also involves group work and group assessment.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,150
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

You can find further details of our Scholarships and Bursaries on our website, using the following link - https://www.law.ac.uk/study/scholarships-bursaries/

The Uni


Course locations:

London Bloomsbury

Manchester

Leeds

Birmingham

Nottingham

Department:

The University of Law Business School

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