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Accounting and Finance (with professional placement) BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    NN43

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    9th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    6th

    3 (Accounting & Finance)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    176

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    88

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.05

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

Gain a solid grounding in core management areas. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed for a career in accounting, finance or business.Year 1 covers the fundamentals of economics, finance and accounting. These core principles will provide context for the rest of your course.From Year 2 onwards you’ll specialise in accounting and finance, with a range of compulsory and optional units. Compulsory units will equip you with the contemporary knowledge and skills you’ll need for a financial career. Final year units focus on advanced level accounting and finance.After your first year, you’ll be able to choose from a wide range of optional units. These let you explore other areas of interest like entrepreneurship, investment banking or leadership.In your final year, you can apply for our International Academic Exchange programme. You'll gain international exposure by spending a semester studying abroad at one of our partner business schools.Professional Development ProgrammePrepare for the career you want with our Professional Development Programme (PDP). PDP includes training and workshops to improve your skills in areas like:writing CVs and applicationsjob interviewsaptitude testsIf your course includes a placement, PDP will help you find a relevant role and make the most of your time there.For our three year (non-placement) course, PDP is only available in Year 1.We also offer this course with a placement year, giving you the opportunity to gain work experience as part of your degree.TeachingYou’ll learn from academics with expertise in accounting and finance. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.Careers100% of our employed Accounting and Finance (four year) graduates are in a professional or managerial job within six months of graduating. Our average salary six months after the course is £28,000 - that's £5,000 more than the national average (Unistats).Employers include: DeloitteDeutsche BankGoldman SachsKPMGPwCRoyal Bank of ScotlandMany of our graduates continue their studies and pursue academic or research careers.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points

A*AB–AAA

Details

Typical offerAAA or A*AB in three A levels including A in Mathematics.If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.A level - Alternative offer AAB Most of our students will join us with three A levels, but you may have study beyond this (such as a project qualification or additional study in maths) which demonstrates your individual talents that will help you with your degree. We recognise these studies through our alternative offers.AAB in three A levels including A in Mathematics plus one of:grade A in an EPQgrade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificategrade A in AS level Further Mathematicsgrade B in a fourth A level, where your four A levels include A level Further MathematicsIf you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

University information

University Ranking

9th

About this University

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966. The Claverton Campus is 1 mile from the centre of the beautiful City of Bath, a World Heritage Site. International (non-UK) students account for a third of the student body and represent over 100 nationalities.

Address

Main Site

Registry

Claverton Down Road Claverton Down

Bath

BA2 7AY

UNITED KINGDOM