University of Warwick

Accounting and Finance

UCAS Code: NN34
BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2016
Ucas points guide

225-360

% applicants receiving offers

57%

Subjects
  • Finance
  • Accounting
Student score
82% MED
82% MED
% employed or in further study
96% MED
96% MED
Average graduate salary
£27k HIGH
£27k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
AAA

(Mathematics at grade A or Mathematics - Further at grade A).

Scottish Highers
AAB

Scottish Advanced Highers
AA

Mathematics at grade A.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
38

Mathematics at Higher Level. Candidates are normally required to have studied a Higher Level Humanities or Social Science subject.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 225-360 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

57%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

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Modules

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University of Warwick

Campus

Warwick is a world-class University with a buzzing sense of community and vibrant social scene. Based in the heart of campus, Warwick Students' Union is the focal point of student life, with a recently refurbished and modern building and top-notch facilities for relaxing, partying, eating, drinking and welfare. We are one of the largest unions for clubs and societies in the UK.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
24%
76%

Year 1

23%
77%

Year 2

20%
80%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
60%
37%
3%

Year 1

61%
35%
4%

Year 2

46%
50%
4%

Year 3

Course accreditation

Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations. http://www.accaglobal.com/en/qualifications/apply-now/exemptions.html

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). http://www.aacsb.edu/aacsb-Accredited/students/

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations. http://www.icaew.com/en/qualifications-and-programmes/aca/aca-training-in-the-uk/exams/credit-for-prior-learning

Accredited by the EFMD Quality Improvement System. http://www.efmd.org/index.php/accreditation-main/equis/equis-governance

Recognised by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). http://www.cfainstitute.org/ethics/recognition/benchmark/Pages/index.aspx

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 90%
Student score 82% MED
Able to access IT resources

94%

Staff made the subject interesting

70%

Library resources are satisfactory

92%

Feedback on work has been helpful

59%

Feedback on work has been prompt

66%

Staff are good at explaining things

88%

Received sufficient advice and support

72%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
82% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
45% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
492 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
80% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
2% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £27k HIGH
Graduates who are administrative occupations: finance

6%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

37%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

25%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
More than 2,000 students graduated with a degree in finance in 2012, but recent times have been difficult for the finance industry. As things recover, however, we'd expect the statistics to improve, and as so many – over half of the employed graduates from 2012 - go into finance, it's not surprising that London is by far the most common location for graduates from the subject to go into work, although Scotland and the North West also take quite a few graduates. It's also common for finance graduates to go into jobs such as accountancy, which require you to take more training and gain professional qualifications – finance graduates who take further study are more likely to be studying accountancy than finance.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 90%
Student score 82% MED
Able to access IT resources

94%

Staff made the subject interesting

70%

Library resources are satisfactory

92%

Feedback on work has been helpful

59%

Feedback on work has been prompt

66%

Staff are good at explaining things

88%

Received sufficient advice and support

72%

?

Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
77% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
46% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
492 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
80% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
2% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £27k HIGH
Graduates who are administrative occupations: finance

6%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

37%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

25%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
You don't have to be an accountant if you take this degree, but a lot of graduates take a look at the rewards on offer for accountancy trainees and go into the job. Many others go into other parts of the finance industry, and some go into management or marketing. The recent setbacks in the finance industry have meant the employment figures are not as good as usual and if the industry recovers, we'd expect to see that data improve. London is very popular for accountancy graduates going into their first job, but it's also quite common to work in Scotland, with Glasgow a hotbed of Scottish accountancy recruitment in 2012. If you want to find a job in finance as an accountancy graduate, recruitment agencies were particularly important last year, so try to get in touch with one as soon as you can to improve your chances.
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