What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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
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
From professional accountancy to finance, from banking to insurance, this course could be a stepping-stone to a career in an exciting profession. We’ll give you the chance to get a good overview of all areas of accountancy and finance to help improve your employability in your chosen field. Every business asks different things of its accountants and finance experts. You could end up being responsible for cash flow, or carrying out financial audits, for example. So we’ll start by giving you a thorough grounding in all areas of finance, before offering you the chance to specialise in particular areas. You’ll get a real feel for what’s behind any successful organisation – how it’s financed and managed. You’ll also be taught by a range of people who have strong academic backgrounds and experience in the professional world. You’ll have access to experts from some of the leading accounting firms in the UK. In fact you’ll be able to work with PwC who run an annual competition in your first year. You’ll also be able to connect with other leading international, national and local accounting firms thanks to our innovative Partners in Accountancy scheme. It’s all designed to help you to develop your professional knowledge and your employability. In your third year we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year that could see you working in a business. Our courses provide you with a range of professional exemptions from the main accountancy bodies, including The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA).
Year 1: Quantitative Analysis; Financial Accounting; Accountants in Organisations; Management and Cost Accounting for Accountants; The Legal Environment of Business and Employment for Accountants. Year 2: Core modules: Accounting information Systems; Management Accounting; Financial Management; Corporate Reporting and Governance; Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Personal Financial Planning; Company Law for Accountants; Small Business Enterprise and Planning; Developments in Banking and Finance; Management Science Applications. Year 3 (optional placement year): The course offers an optional one-year (48 weeks) work placement after the second year, in the UK or abroad. Final year: Core modules: Corporate Finance; Advanced Management Accounting; Issues in Accounting and Finance; Advanced Corporate Reporting. Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Tax Framework; Audit Framework; Investment and Portfolio Management; Strategic Management
The University of Huddersfield was named Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013, an award supported by outstanding support for students at all levels. The university is in the top ten in the UK for graduate employability and teaching excellence and the number one mainstream university in England for assessment and feedback. Combine this with our record for supporting work placements and student enterprise and you will find there is a lot more to Huddersfield than meets the eye.
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Typical Ucas points
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