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

University of Sussex

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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

**About the course**Our accredited Accounting and Finance degree helps you achieve professional status faster. You’ll benefit from the latest industry knowledge combined with the practical skills to launch your career. You have the opportunity to apply for a year in the workplace to gain valuable professional experience. On this course you develop the knowledge needed for a successful career as well as professional membership of the accounting profession. You learn about the risks and interdependencies of the modern global economy. And you’ll gain practical skills through real-world problem-solving exercises. This includes trading-floor simulations, using real-time data from the Bloomberg Professional service platform. You’ll benefit from a solid grounding in the principles of business before focussing on corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, as well as more specific aspects of corporate and managerial accounting. This degree also offers a wide range options including leadership, entrepreneurship and law, so you can broaden your knowledge to boost your employability. **Accreditation**- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)- The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)- The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).These accreditations means you’re not only part-way to qualifying as an accountant but the topics you study relate directly to industry needs and will be relevant in your career. Plus, a placement may also reduce the time you need to wait to qualify after graduating. **About Sussex** Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better. Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location** We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast. We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB - AAB

You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 6 (or grade B). We will also consider applicants with GCSE Mathematics with grade 5 where you are taking an A-level in Accounting, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology. You should also have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Students will join a welcoming community of academics and students from more than 140 countries, with internationalism at the university’s heart.
Research at Sussex challenges conventional thinking, seeking inspiring and creative ways to understand and solve global issues.
Situated on the south coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    128 58%

    39th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    50th

    12

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