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BPP University

Accounting and Finance (Accelerated)

UCAS Code: NN34

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

A minimum of 2 full A levels and a maximum of 4 subjects

60 credits overall including 45 at level 3 All level 3 credits must be at distinction or merit grade and equate to a minimum of 128+ UCAS tariff points A preference for a Business related pathway although others will be considered on a case by case basis

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Higher Level grades minimum of 6, 5, 5

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

A preference for a Business related pathway although others will be considered on a case by case basis

UCAS Tariff

128
60%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

24.0months

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Accounting

Our **BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance** degree will give you a combination of technical and practical skills. Preparing you for a rewarding and successful career anywhere in the world. You will gain exemptions towards professional qualifications with the ACCA, ICAEW, CIPFA and CIMA, and AAT depending on your choice of elective modules. This can benefit your career and has been chosen by accountants who want a globally-recognised qualification and earn a degree at the same time. Flexible entry points also allow you to join this programme at the relevant stage, provided you have passed or hold exemptions from any ACCA Knowledge and Skill papers.

Modules

Level 4

Compulsory
Professional Practice and Ethics (15 credits)
Commercial Awareness (15 credits)
Understanding Financial Statements (15 credits)
Business Mathematics (15 credits)
Academic Skills and Employability - Part 1 (0 credits)
Financial Accounting (15 credits)
Management Accounting (15 credits)
Business Economics (15 credits)
Business Finance (15 credits)

Level 5

Compulsory
Financial Reporting (15 credits)
Managing Financial Control (15 credits)
Academic Skills and Employability - Part 2 (0 credits)
Corporate Reporting and Analysis (15 credits)
Management in Practice (15 credits)

Electives - Choose up to 60 credits
Managing People and Projects – CIMA route (15 credits)
Business Taxation – ACCA, ICAEW and CIMA routes (15 credits)
Managing Knowledge and Information Systems (15 credits)
Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Auditing – ACCA and ICAEW routes (15 credits)
Business Operations – CIMA and ICAEW routes (15 credits)
Business Law – CIMA and ICAEW routes (15 credits)
Financial Markets and Institutions (15 credits)

Level 6

Compulsory
Business Integration Project – Part 1 (15 credits)
Business Strategy (15 credits)
Financial Management (15 credits)
Academic Skills and Employability - Part 3 (0 credits)
Business Integration Project – Part 2 (15 credits)
The Accountant in Business (15 credits)

Electives - Choose up to 45 credits
Performance Management –ACCA, ICAEW and CIMA routes (15 credits)
International Business (15 credits)
Business Risk Management (15 credits)
Company Law – CIMA route (15 credits)
Audit and Assurance (15 credits)
Financial Accounting and Reporting (15 credits)
Leadership (15 credits)
Change Management (15 credits)
Theory into Professional Practice (30 credits)

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations and a supervised independent business research project

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£27,000
for the whole course
England
£27,000
for the whole course
EU
£27,000
for the whole course
International
£27,000
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£27,000
for the whole course
Scotland
£27,000
for the whole course
Wales
£27,000
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

BPP London Shepherd's Bush

Department:

School of Business and Technology

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

76%
low
Accounting

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Accounting

Teaching and learning

89%
Staff make the subject interesting
89%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
82%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

83%
Library resources
83%
IT resources
87%
Course specific equipment and facilities
76%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Accounting

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£22k

£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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