You ll gain an understanding of Economics while taking an Accountancy course that is accredited by all the major British accountancy bodies and provides exemptions from some core professional examinations. You ll study the core elements of Economics as well as the key areas in Accounting and Finance, such as analysis and the preparation of information for reporting requirements. You will begin your degree with modules including an Introduction to Accounting and Finance, and the Principles of Economics. In your second year you will study subjects such as the Principles of Financial Accounting; Accounting Information Systems, and Auditing and the Principles of Finance. In your third year you will chose from modules such as Corporate Finance, Bond Markets and Investments. In addition to the technical training needed for a career in accountancy and finance you will confront a range of broader issues and problems. Examples include the crisis in banking, failures in corporate governance, fairness in organisations, CEO salaries and incentives in organisations.
A Level AAB; GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6, English Language grade B or 6; IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each component or Pearson PTE Academic: 62 minimum of 51 in each of the four skills or Cambridge English: Advanced CAE - Grade C or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) - Grade C or GCSE/ IGCSE/ O Level English - Grade C or ToEFL iBT - 93 overall Minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking, 17 in writing or CaMLA ECPE - C2; International Baccalaureate 35 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects; BTEC Distinction, Distinction, Distinction.
Accountant, Auditor, Tax Consultant, Management consulting, Banking and investment management.