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Accounting and Financial Management (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    28-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Accounting and Financial Management course is designed to prepare you for careers in diverse areas of accounting, finance and management and to equip you to deal with the challenges of an ever-changing business world.One of the key goals of our Accounting and Financial Management degree is to develop the wider skills and intellectual independence our graduates will need to thrive in a long, rewarding professional career.We help you develop the technical accounting and finance skills needed to get a head start in your professional career but we also place accounting firmly in its business context. We offer the opportunity to study a much wider range of subjects than those of the narrow professional syllabuses.The course develops skills valued by employers including independent learning and research, analytical skills, teamwork, presentation skills, project work, computer skills and numeracy. Lectures are supported by online resources, tutorials, workshops, seminars and discussion groups. The wide variety of optional modules allows you to develop specialist skills and tailor your degree to suit your career aspirations.In the first year, you will develop key quantitative, financial accounting, computing, communication and study skills. This gives you a firm foundation for modules in subsequent years to build on.In the second year you will start to study management accounting and develop more technical financial accounting skills. You will also take a module in financial management and an introductory course on financial markets (including foreign exchange) and derivatives.In the final year you will focus on strategic management accounting and advanced financial reporting. You can choose from a wide range of options (including financial risk management and multinational financial management) to suit your career aspirations.Skills for employability is a key part of the Loughborough experience and can really boost your job prospects and this degree has a module specifically built in to help you develop your study and employability skills. There are also specific modules in entrepreneurship to help those with aspirations to start or develop their own businesses.Our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management degree shares the same first year modules as our Finance and Management degree. With this in mind, if you realise at the end of your first academic year that you prefer the finance route, you may transfer to our Finance and Management degree.We are committed to helping you stand out in a highly competitive graduate job market and the course has a first-rate graduate employability record.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 19,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

The majority of our offers will be at AAB (excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Communication and Culture and Citizenship Studies) ◾No subject specific requirements◾Majority A/B (7/6) grades at GCSE◾Maths and English Language GCSE grade ‘B’ (6) or aboveHowever, we may make some offers at ABB where students exhibit a strong overall profile and fulfil the following requirements: ◾Studying 3 A levels from our preferred list of subjects◾Majority of As / A*s (7-9) at GCSE◾Maths and English Language GCSE grade ‘B’ (6

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    146 66%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    57th

    28

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