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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Accelerated Degree

is accelerated

Qualify quicker; accelerate your studies and obtain your accredited accounting and finance degree in just two years.

Apply now to start in October 2024

Duration

2 years

Study mode

Full-time, Lectures, seminars and workshops 3 days per week

Start date

Apply now to start in October 2024

Awarding Body

Wrexham University

Fees year 1

Home: £11,100
International: £15,000

Location

UCAS code

AF02

Entry Requirements

112 UCAS tariff points

What’s it like studying accounting and finance

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I enjoy everything I learn on my Accounting and Finance course. It feels like every day I am learning something new and building my confidence. When you ask for help, you immediately get the support you need. I haven’t missed a single lesson, because I just enjoy being here.

GAMAR ABDIEN
BSc Accounting and Finance student
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Course details

Course Modules

Each module is worth 30 credits and all Level 4 modules are mandatory. There are four Level 4 modules and you will complete two modules in your first term of Year 1, and two in your second term of Year 1.

Fundamentals of Business Environment and Economics

This module explores the fundamentals of the modern business and economic environment that organisation operate in so that you can appreciate the challenges they may face. We’ll cover the various types of business organisations, their structures and functions, key stakeholders, governance, external environmental factors, organisational culture, and ethical behaviours. You’ll learn how accounting and reporting systems play a crucial role in solving real business problems, and uncover IT-related solutions for efficient management and internal control.

The concepts and analytical tools covered in this module not only provide a thorough understanding of economic issues but also stimulate your reasoning and conceptual awareness.

Assessment

Written assignment 40%
Final examination 60%
Financial Accounting – Theory and Practice

This module provides a comprehensive understanding of fundamental concepts and theories that you can apply to a range of financial accounting matters. You’ll learn the regulatory and conceptual framework that underpins financial accounting, as well as the techniques and skills required to prepare essential financial statements. We’ll focus on three key statements:

  • the statement of comprehensive income
  • the statement of financial position
  • and the statement of cash flow.

By the end of this module, you will possess the tools needed to analyse and interpret financial information accurately and have a solid foundation in financial accounting, enabling you to apply your skills to real-world scenarios and make informed decisions.

Assessment

Portfolio 40%
Final examination 60%
Management Accounting

In this module, we’ll explore management accounting, providing you with a deep understanding of the role and importance of cost and management accounting techniques in modern business. You’ll learn how to apply these techniques to support management in planning, measuring, controlling, and monitoring business performance in a variety of contexts.

We’ll also consider the importance of cost determination, pricing, and volume measures for global organisations, and you’ll gain insight into resource allocation and how to maximise benefits for the organisation. By the end of this module, you’ll have the skills and knowledge you need to evaluate business performance and make informed decisions that drive success.

Assessment

Group project 40%
Final examination 60%
Business and Corporate Law

Business transactions and commercial entities are frequently compounded by the principles of law and ethics. The fundamental principles that underpin financial law and governance are examined in this module which will enable you to understand the management, administration, and regulation of a company. How these issues impact the duties of directors and company meetings and resolutions will also be considered providing you with an understanding of the legal aspects of corporate governance.

Assessment

Written assignment 40%
Final examination 60%
Assessments

We use oral assessments, presentations, simulations, group, and individual, projects in addition to traditional assessment methods (examinations and coursework) so that you can explore and express your abilities in different ways. Assessments are not just a way of assessing whether something has been learned, but an opportunity to develop skills that will equip you in your future life and career.

Our BSc Accounting and Finance course is accredited by ACCA and CIMA

Earn ACCA exemptions

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accredits our BSc Accounting and Finance course. When you graduate from our BSc Accounting and Finance course, you will earn exemptions from all nine of the ACCA Qualification’s papers.

Earn CIMA exemptions

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) accredits our BSc Accounting and Finance course as well as ACCA. You will be enrolled as a CIMA Student whilst you study your Accounting and Finance degree and earn exemptions from nine of the thirteen modules needed to earn the CIMA Qualification.

Employability

Professional accreditations are improve your employment prospects vastly, so does work experience. You can complete an internship module as part of this course and expand your knowledge through the practical application of accounting theory. Our Careers Hub also helps students to take part in paid and voluntary positions.

Applicants require:
  • 112 UCAS tariff points.
  • If you do not meet these requirements, you may be considered as a non-standard applicant.

How the application process works

Step 1

Complete the application form to let us know which course you would like to study and your existing qualifications.

Step 2

Apply for Student Finance as soon as you have submitted your application to avoid delays.

Step 3

You will be offered a place if you meet the entry requirements, or, invited to an Admissions Assessment.

Step 4

International applicants are issued a CAS or may take a Pre-CAS Interview in order to gain a Student visa.

Step 5

Welcome to Bloomsbury Institute! Enrolment and Induction take place the week before your studies begin.

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Support and development

We pride ourselves on supporting each and every student on an individual basis. Disabilities, long-term medical conditions, or specific learning difficulties are never barriers to success at Bloomsbury Institute.

Professional body accreditations

This course is accredited by the ACCA and CIMA, the professional bodies for accountancy. Accreditations and body memberships increase the value of your degree and in turn your employment prospects.

Student Guild

Our Student Guild is here to support you, enhance your experience and represent your views. The Guild is student-led so get involved and help improve the Bloomsbury experience for you and fellow students.

Travel bursaries

Don’t let the cost of travel prevent you from success in your studies. Travel Bursaries (covering Transport for London’s Zones 1 – 6) are available to all students funded through the Student Loans Company.

Year 1 £11,100
Year 2 £11,100
Total £22,200

Home student fees apply to students who do not require a Student Visa to study in the UK (e.g. UK and Irish citizens; EU citizens with settled or pre-settled status).

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The Bloomsbury Institute difference

Work experience on course

Students build up their hours on course, for example via Bloomsbury Law Clinic.

International scholarships

Upon graduation, all of our International Graduates receive £1,000. We also offer a £1,500 Entry Scholarship to our new MSc Accounting and Finance and MSc Finance and Wealth Management international students for the June and October 2024 intakes.

Based in Central London

In the heart of London’s education quarter, with access to Birkbeck’s vast library and resources.

 

Support to find work

As soon as international students are issued their CAS, they will have access to Student Circus, providing a wealth of vacancies, support, employability courses and resources.

International Student visa

The Student visa entitles students to work 20 hours per week, full-time during vacation,  and on graduation they receive a further two-year Graduate visa.

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Gain a greater insight into learning

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You will gain insights from our subject experts and learn more about life at Bloomsbury Institute.

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