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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course description** Our four-year BSc Accounting and Finance course, with an integrated placement year, focuses on the crucial role that financial information plays in the direct decisions made by management teams.You’ll explore the process of decision making in accounting, how an organisation’s financial resources are monitored and planned, and learn how an accountant fits into this process; gaining insight into what drives management strategies.Our graduates have a high success rate in securing graduate accounting and financial management roles at well-known organisations such as PwC, RSM, Deliotte and BDO in roles such as Auditor, Corporate Tax, Financial Services Audit Graduate and Tax Trainee. **Key course benefits**• As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of management, accounting or finance.• BSc Accounting and Finance achieved 93% overall student satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey.• Five years after graduating, employed Aston business graduates earn an average of £35,900 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2018)• Accounting and Finance at Aston is ranked Top 30 in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2020)**Course details**- Year 1 - You will study a wide range of business subjects, giving you a broad insight into management which is required by all accounting professionals.- Year 2 – Exploring financial and management accounting in depth forms the main element of your second year. You will also participate in events organised in conjunction with accountancy firms, visit businesses, and undertake an interactive Business Game module. Subject areas include International Financial Reporting, Business Tax and Auditing. - Year 3 – This is when you will undertake a professional placement or choose an international study opportunity at one of our partner institutions. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students.- Year 4 – In your final year, accounting studies are increased to a more refined level, similar to professional qualification standard, whilst retaining theoretical analysis. Subject areas include Strategic Management Accounting, Tax Policy and Risk Management.  

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,600per year

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A level : BCC - BBB

BBB: Standard offerBBC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade BBCC: Contextual offer (Please see this webpage for more details - https ://www2aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextuaI­offer)If the student is presenting Level 3 Core Maths at minimum grade B, this is acceptable in lieu of GCSE Maths B/5.

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    131 59%

    36th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    81st

    62

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