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Business, Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lancaster

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    23-JAN-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – our Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) accredited degree is for you.We’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the global market.**Course Overview**You’ll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of business with a sound knowledge of applied financial theories, concepts and resources. But you won’t just learn theoretically about business - you’ll be doing it.With our innovative teaching you’ll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a mock accountant’s office, giving you every opportunity to build your boardroom and business confidence and bolster your business practice.**On this course you will...**- Learn to critically evaluate the relationships between business strategy and operational business.- Develop strong business acumen skills including marketing, digital technologies and business administration.- Become a confident high-level, financially literate graduate.**What you will learn**The BA (Hons) Business, Accounting and Finance has been designed in consultation with industry and the professional bodies to provide you with relevant vocational underpinning skills and knowledge.In the first year, modules are taken together with students on other Business degrees, giving you a strong foundation in all the key business processes essential to understanding the wider role of the accountant in practice.Modules in the second and final years are specialist in nature. Professional identity is created through reflection upon your own personal values, attitudes, morals and beliefs, whilst considering the interaction of these within the legal, ethical and moral frameworks.As you move through the programme you will experience a wide range of roles within the industry providing you with an understanding of the role and purpose of the different professional bodies and therefore encouraging you to develop your own professional identity.**Year one**- Managing People and Organisations- The Business Environment- Introduction to Business Finance- Fundamentals of Business- Principles of Marketing- Management Accounting**Year two**- An Introduction to UK Law for Business- Management Accounting for Decision Making- The Financial Regulatory Environment- Introduction to Audit and Assurance- Responsibility, Ethics & Sustainability in Practice (optional module)- Corporate Law (optional module)- An Introduction to Taxation (optional module)- Managing Operations (optional module)- International Economics (optional module)**Year three**- Corporate Financial Reporting- Corporate Financial Management- Management Accounting for Managing Performance- Business Valuation and Financial Risk- Audit and Assurance in Practice- Advanced Taxation (optional module)- Negotiated Project (optional module)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,250per year

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its five campuses include one in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
Its international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    106th out of 124 53

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    114 53%

    83rd

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    43.0 43%

    106th

    92
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    84th

    29

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