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Finance and Accounting BSc (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Finance and accounting professionals are vital to all functions of a business. If you aspire to become a certified accountant or want to work in the finance sector, our Finance and Accounting degree will not only give you the essential tools to launch your career in the industry, but also a wealth of hands-on, practical experience that will put you ahead of the competition in the modern-day marketplace.**This accounting and finance course is about much more than just theory. You will be exposed to live and simulated trading in our state-of-the-art Financial Trading Suite – one of the biggest among all universities in the UK and the first to be powered by Infront Professional Terminal – giving you the chance to develop and demonstrate your practical skills alongside the knowledge you will gain. You will also have the chance to take on a paid 12-month work placement, gaining extensive real-world experience to give you the edge when you graduate.Working in collaboration with professional bodies such as ACCA and CIMA, our Finance and Accounting course is designed to ensure you become a highly skilled graduate and can apply for exemptions from a range of professional exams in order to become a part or fully certified accountant.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Industry approved** – Complete our course and you can apply for eight CIMA exemptions, as well as other finance and accounting qualifications- **Practical application** – Get to grips with the markets through live consultancy cases and simulated investing in our Financial Trading Suite, with support from our in-house trader- **Work placement** – Gain further substantial real-world experience through the option of a paid 12-month placement, during which you won’t incur any tuition fees- **Specialise your studies** – Choose a topic within the industry that interests you to study in depth for your final research project**FACILITIES**Students on our accounting and finance courses at University College Birmingham enjoy a wealth of practical learning opportunities in our cutting-edge Financial Trading Suite. The facility features 21 workstations, two large wall screens and a scrolling ticker providing real-time global market information. Our suite is also the first university trading suite in the country to be powered by Infront Professional Terminal, offering unique benefits in using and sharing data.If you want to set up your own business, our Enterprise Hive provides a wide range of start-up support, including incubation space, tailored mentoring from industry experts and networking opportunities.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**Our Financial Trading Suite is powered by Infront Professional Terminal.**PLACEMENTS**Our course offers you the option of a paid 12-month work placement, during which you will not incur any tuition fees.**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Retail banker- Financial reporting analyst- Assistant controller (financial)- Financial coordinator- Accounts receivable analyst- Budget analystYou could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per year

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

University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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