BA (Hons) Accounting3J9S

    Course Overview

    Duration: Three years full-time or up to six years part-time
  • The programme will provide students with a sound foundation in accountancy, to enable them to enter the accountancy profession and progress through professional body awards. It covers financial and management accounting, audit, taxation, financial management and the legal environment. SAGE is the industry-standard accounting software for small-medium businesses and students will have the opportunity to gain SAGE qualifications alongside the Level 4 Financial Accounting module.

    We are working to gain exemptions from Chartered Accountancy associations to accelerate students accountancy careers and enhance their employability prospects. This is a new course starting in 2017 and is currently subject to validation.

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1st Year
  • Understanding the Management Role*
  • Learning Journey*
  • Business Economics*
  • Legal & Regulatory Environment*
  • Management Accounting*
  • Financial Accounting*
2nd Year
  • Financial Reporting*
  • Auditing*
  • Financial Management*
  • Management Accounting & Financial Controls*
  • Taxation*
  • Governance*
  • Risk & Ethics*
3rd Year
  • Strategic Leadership*
  • Corporate Reporting*
  • Financial Strategy*
  • Emerging Themes in Accounting & Finance*
  • Honours Project*


Entry Requirements & Fees

Career Opportunities

In order to be recognised as an Accountant, individuals need to qualify with one of the accountancy bodies. Accountancy offers training routes including business, practice or banking.

You can work in diverse sectors during your career and once qualified, global opportunities are open to the chartered accountant. The profession offers rewarding salaries and relative job security.

Course Leader

Dr Carl Evans is a qualified accountant, who not only undertakes CPD activities within the profession, but has published several papers in the area of accountancy, who brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and contacts. Carl is supported by part-time accounting lecturers who also work in accountancy practice.