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University Centre Grimsby

Business Management with Accounting

UCAS Code: N1N4

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

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subjects

Management studies

Accounting

Business Management with Accounting is designed to equip students with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of accounting in business. Students will study some common modules on this pathway but will also study specialised accounting modules. It will provide students with an overview of accounting that will enable them to pursue a career in accounting in a variety of differing accounting roles and is aligned to professional accounting qualifications. In addition to the specialised accountancy modules, in the final year students will have the opportunity to choose to complete a dissertation or a small business plan as their level 6 project - the dissertation offering a more traditional route for a student who wishes to research a particular business area of interest, or the small business plan, which will enable those students wishing to start their own business to develop the skills necessary.

Inherent within the programmes is the theme of enterprise with an emphasis on employability, ensuring the student progresses through the modules developing and gathering skills that will enable them to graduate and move onto further education, employment, graduate schemes or self-employment.Personal development and self-management is also a common thread throughout the programme in order to allow students to develop in confidence and capability, accruing a range of transferable skills applicable to both private and public sectors and including business related professions such as accountancy, personnel, consultancy, business start-up, marketing and administration.

Modules

In your first year of study you will discover the business world and engage in a variety of business disciplines that prepare you for a career in accounting management. The modules include Introduction to Enterprise, Business Law, Economics and Politics for Business, Professional skills, Introduction to Accounting, Management of People and Customer Service and Marketing, giving you the fundamentals necessary to understand how business works and enables you to learn in a creative, imaginative and innovative way, whilst providing you with the foundations to build your knowledge in the second year.

This year takes you on a journey, developing transferable skills for employment and a career in accounting, whilst analysing the various challenges faced by businesses on a national and international scale. Year Two enables you to prepare for your final year of study and continue to expand your accounting and finance skills. The modules include, Finance for Management, Financial Governance and ethics,Research Skills,Organisational management, Operations and Quality management,International Trade and Integration, HRM and employment Law and Managing the self.

The third year of study allows you to specialise further with the opportunity of the completion of a dissertation or work based project, aimed at equipping you with increased specialist knowledge in business and management. In addition to the two compulsory modules, International Financial Regulations and Governance and Financial Auditing there is the opportunity to choose two further modules from a variety of business topics, such as Strategic Human Resource Management, Contemporary Issues in management, Marketing Communications, Sustainability in Business, International Business Environment and Public Sector Management.

Assessment methods

You are assessed through a variety of different methods, written reports, essays and portfolios, presentations and examinations, there is some group work that is formally assessed, all assessments are designed to provide transferable skills for the employment and developing learning. Feedback is provided that enables you to have a clear understanding of how to improve your work.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,500
per year
England
£8,500
per year
EU
£8,500
per year
International
£10,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,500
per year
Scotland
£8,500
per year
Wales
£8,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Nuns Corner Campus

Department:

HE Business

TEF rating:

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