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Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

The University of Winchester

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    NN3X

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    106th

    15
  • Subject Ranking

    98th

    5 (Accounting & Finance)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    96

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    53

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.11

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

- Foundation year - Develop a systematic understanding of current issues in accounting to meet the needs of a globalised profession in the 21st century - Apply your advanced knowledge to real business scenarios- Gain practical skills and key contacts during a work placement while still graduating within three years Receive exemptions from selected professional examinations of the main accounting institutes, depending on the choice of modules studiedAccountants are indispensable to every business; without them, a company would not know whether it was making a profit or a loss. But there’s so much more to modern accountancy than just balancing the books. Accountants are also seen as business advisers, providing strategic financial guidance to senior executives. Our Accounting and Finance course provides an excellent path to many varied professional careers in areas such as banking, insurance, financial services, general management and the not-for-profit sector. This hugely rewarding and highly useful programme develops your technical knowledge and professional skills and has been designed to give you a systematic understanding of current issues in accounting. You learn how to produce accounting information and deploy strategic advice. Learning and teaching takes place in small class sizes to prepare you to work in management teams, and modules focus on applying theory to real business scenarios. The foundation year gives you the chance to commence your studies at the University of Winchester if you do not meet the existing entry requirements or if you feel you would benefit from the opportunity to develop your study skills prior to embarking on the degree programme. The foundation year will equip you with the academic, professional and personal skills for successful study in higher education. Modules will cover broad academic topics as well as an introduction to your chosen subject. You will have the opportunity to study alongside students undertaking a range of degree programmes.In Year 1, you are introduced to core modules in accounting, finance, management and economics. In addition, you gain a thorough understanding of business law, ethics and governance. In Years 2 and 3, you focus on more specialised study. You develop transferable skills in business and personal taxation, international financial reporting and strategic performance management. You then choose from a range of optional modules in Year 3 that focus on either advanced financial accounting, managing people and organisations or investments. You are taught by academics with professional experience as accountants, who support your personal development and help kick-start rewarding and fulfilling careers in multiple fields. Throughout the course, you develop a range of transferable abilities and professional practice skills highly prized by employers. These include critical evaluation, self-direction and problem-solving, as well as a sound grasp of analysis, presentations and negotiation techniques.

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff

Grades / Points

48

Details

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language and Mathematics is required.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

106th

About this University

The University of Winchester's passion is to help students reach their full potential and make a difference in the world. Winchester is considered one of the best places to live in the UK and the campus is just a 10-minute walk from the city centre. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate study on a range of subjects within the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, law, sport, education, and health and social care.

Address

Main Site

Sparkford Road

Winchester

SO22 4NR

UNITED KINGDOM