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International Finance and Accounting BA (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Coventry University London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is ideal if you have a lively and enquiring mind, and are interested in how business really functions and how strategic decisions are made. It opens up a potentially varied but stable and well-paid career, with excellent prospects: organisations will always need to manage their finances.**Accreditation**This course has been developed by academic experts in collaboration with industry professionals, and is designed to complement the curricula of the leading professional associations. As a result, it is accredited by ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW and leads to a range of exemptions from professional examinations with bodies including ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW. During the course, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and become student members of key professional associations.**Technology**You will learn in our superb modern facilities in the heart of London’s financial district. As part of this, you’ll have access to industry-standard accounting, trading and research technologies, including Bloomberg, Fame, Sage, SAP and S&P Capital IQ. This means you will graduate with the immediate advantage of hands-on experience of the systems used by employers. Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certification in Sage, the leading accounting software.**Mixing with business**This is a very practical course, designed to offer hands-on experience through placements, consultancy projects and simulations. Guest speakers from global employers, networking opportunities and overseas trips all offer essential exposure to the word of work. Close proximity to leading financial institutions within the Square Mile (the financial district in the heart of London) offers opportunities to visit organisations such as the Bank of England, Bloomberg and the London Stock Exchange.**Tutors**Your teaching staff all have wide-reaching international experience. Some have worked for ‘big four’ firms; some serve on business boards; some hold PhDs; some conduct research or consultancy; some are published; most are senior fellows of at least one professional association. Their experience will be invaluable in understanding the practical application of your theory and in explaining how your career might develop. You will find them all to be accessible and supportive in helping you begin to find your own role in the world of international finance. For more information on our academic staff visit our Staff Directory.**Strategic approach**This course aims to prepare you for the world of finance and accounting by significantly developing your ability to think critically and strategically. To help you do this, you can engage in interactive, problem-based learning through case studies, live briefs, simulations, consultancies and international projects. **Key Course Benefits;**- This course is closely aligned to the leading professional associations and to what employers are looking for in graduates. - You will graduate from this course with a clear idea of the career options open to you in the world of international finance and accounting and beyond.- You will develop your confidence as an individual, as well as within a team, and you will become more skilled in researching, writing up and presenting your work. - Between them, our tutors and our Employability Team have an incredible network of contacts in global finance and accounting, which can help you with networking and placements. - In your final year, besides the more standard dissertation, you could do an internship or a global business simulation, or develop an entrepreneurship business plan, all of these will stretch your strategic thinking. - This is a practical course, which means if you go on placement, and when you graduate, you will transition more easily into the world of work and you will

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 105

    67th out of 122 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    103 46%

    72nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    36th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    64th

    35
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    17th

    16

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