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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 3 years
Code N410
Awarding Body University of Bolton
Level BA (Hons)
Start Date 13/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

Accountancy is getting more and more popular as a career throughout the world thanks to its huge relevance to business organisations.

On successful graduation from the course, you will have the skills to work efficiently in a UK, European or international setting.

What you'll study

The course has been designed with careful reference to the needs of the relevant professional accountancy bodies. We will help you to develop a wide range of transferable skills in accountancy and business disciplines.

You will have the option to undertake professional practice for one semester.

Level 4 Core Modules include:

  • Business Environment
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Finance and Accounting
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting
  • Aspects of Business Law

Level 5 Core Modules include:

  • Business Research Methods
  • Financial and Management Accounting Applications
  • Business Taxation
  • Professional Placement 60 Credits

Level 5 Elective Modules (if you choose not to take place in a professional placement) include:

  • Computerised Accounting
  • Personal Taxation and Investment
  • International Financial Markets
  • Tort

Level 6 Core Modules include:

  • Business Analysis
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Management

Level 6 Elective Modules include:

  • Audit & Assurance
  • Company Law
  • Financial Regulation & Control
  • The course has been designed with careful reference to the needs of the relevant professional accountancy bodies. We will help you to develop a wide range of transferable skills in accountancy and business disciplines.

    You will have the option to undertake professional practice for one semester.

    Level 4 Core Modules include:

    • Business Environment
    • Marketing Fundamentals
    • Introduction to Finance and Accounting
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting
    • Aspects of Business Law

    Level 5 Core Modules include:

    • Business Research Methods
    • Financial and Management Accounting Applications
    • Business Taxation
    • Professional Placement 60 Credits

    Level 5 Elective Modules (if you choose not to take place in a professional placement) include:

    • Computerised Accounting
    • Personal Taxation and Investment
    • International Financial Markets
    • Tort

    Level 6 Core Modules include:

    • Business Analysis
    • Corporate Taxation
    • Financial Reporting
    • Financial Management

    Level 6 Elective Modules include:

    • Audit & Assurance
    • Company Law
    • Financial Regulation & Control

Assessment

A combination of formative and summative assessments will be implemented on the course to ensure that your learning is structured and progressive. Assignments will be academic and theory based, which you will deliver through research reports, essays, examinations, presentations and case studies.
The methods we use comply with the requirements of the relevant professional bodies, in order to give you a head start in business.

Entry requirements

UCAS tariff points
72
GCSE
Five passes at grade 4 or C including Maths

Short courses and relevant work experience may be taken into account.

Non-standard applicants may be interviewed and be required to undertake some numerical /problem-solving exercises and may be required to complete a piece of written work as part of their application.

We actively support claims for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and Accreditation of Experiential Learning (APEL).

Examples of alternative qualifications which may offer direct entry with advanced standings include:

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Foundation Degree in Accounting
  • membership of the Association of Accounting Technicians
  • equivalent qualifications obtained in the EU and overseas

Please speak to admissions for more details.

International students also need to achieve a specified level on IELTS or equivalent.

We also consider individual applicants who can demonstrate relevant learning, work/voluntary experience, using our Recognition of Prior Learning process. Please contact the admission team for further information and support.

PLEASE NOTE – THIS PROGRAMME IS UNDERGOING PERIODIC REVIEW/REAPPROVAL IN THE 2019-20 ACADEMIC YEAR FOR DELIVERY FROM 2020-21.

Work experience

There will be the option available during your second year to complete a professional placement in a business environment. This will enable you to network with current practitioners, develop your professional skills and synthesise your studies with the experience of a real business setting. The professional placement can be substituted for a combination of elective modules if this is your preference.

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