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Accounting & Finance BA (Hons)

University of Winchester

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UCAS CODE: NN34

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Accounting and Finance achieved more than 90% overall satisfaction as rated by final-year undergraduate students in the 2017 National Student Survey- 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 studied- Our campus is friendly and compact with a community feel, offering first-class, sustainable facilities for learning and teaching.Accountants 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. 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. Three or six-month work placements can be taken during the course. A number of our graduates take up well-paid trainee positions with large accounting firms such as Deloitte and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Others enter a wide range of business careers. Alternatively, you could study for an extra year and graduate with a masters degree in accounting.

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25 January

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UCAS Points : 104 - 120

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    96th out of 104 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    109 49%

    72nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    54th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    84th

    69

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