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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (4 years) (Sandwich)

University of Bradford
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Course UCAS code: N421
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Sandwich , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
Our BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance (with placement year) prepares you for a career in accountancy or the financial sector, and gives you a strong understanding of core business principles and practice. You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of how accounting and finance fits into the broader context of business and management, and study topics such as: - Capital Markets, Investment and Finance - Auditing - Corporate Reporting - Taxation - Company Law and Administration The programme gives you solid theoretical foundations, and applies this knowledge to real-world commercial situations. You will be taught by leading academics with extensive experience in the accounting and finance sector. You’ll learn how to develop and apply accounting and finance strategies that enhance corporate value, and develop the techniques and understanding of specialist databases you need for a career in the accounting and finance sector. A sandwich placement year, taken in year three of the programme, enables you to develop your skills and professional confidence - and boosts your employability on graduation. **Professional accreditation** We are proud to be in an elite group of business schools to hold the triple accreditations of Equis, AMBA and AACSB, often referred to as the "Triple Crown". Many of our Accounting and Finance modules attract accreditation from the professional bodies, such as: - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - Association of International Accountants (AIA) - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) - CPA Australia The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accredit this programme. This means that, by successfully completing your degree, you are eligible for exemptions from some ACCA fundamental level examinations. **Ranking** The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Business and Economics in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Modules:
Year one - Business Economics (core) Introduction to Accounting (core) Introduction to Finance (core) Quantitative Methods in Information Management (core) Student Self-Development (core) Operations and Information Systems Management (option) People, Work and Organisations (option) Year two - Business Law (core) Capital Markets, Investment and Finance (core) Company Law and Administration (core) Economics of Industry (core) Employability and Enterprise Skills (core) Financial Accounting (core) Financial Management (core) Management Accounting (core) Econometrics and Business Forecasting (option) Employee Relations (option) Fundamentals of Decision Support (option) Management of Service Operations (option) Marketing Research (option) Organisational Analysis (option) Principles of Personal Finance (option) The Transformation of Work (option). Year four – Auditing (core) Contemporary Issues in Accounting (core) Corporate Reporting (core) International Accounting (core) International Finance (core) Taxation (core) Applied Strategic Management (option) Corporate Marketing (option) Creativity and Innovation (option) Electronic Commerce (option) Enterprise and Innovation in Practice (option) Ethics in Business and Society (option) Global Business Environment (option) Human Resource Development (option) Human Resource Management (option) International and Comparative Employment Relations (option) International Business Strategy (option) Managing Business in Europe (option) Marketing and Entrepreneurship (option) Organisational Change (option) Personal Financial Planning (option) Portfolio Investment Management (option) Strategic Information Systems (option) Sustainable Operations Management (option) The Financial Services Sector and its Environment (option) Understanding Strategic Management (option) Please note that not all options will be available every year as they depend on student demand and staff availability. Students will be given the opportunity to state their preferences and the School of Management will do its best to accommodate these.
Assessment Methods:
Most modules use a mixture of formal lectures, tutorials and seminars. All modules require students to undertake independent study, supported through distance learning technologies such as our Virtual Learning Environment. Reading lists and suggested resources for independent study provide further direction for students to undertake this work, and regular contact hours and informal feedback throughout the courses provide opportunities for further guidance for learners. Assessments involve a combination of coursework assessments and formal examinations held at the end of each semester, the first-year assessments aim to measure your progress and the assessments that count towards the classification of your degree are held in the second and final years.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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The societies are really welcoming! The campus is compact and really fun! As for the city, new student pubs are sprouting up everywhere and there's loads of great films to see at the BIFF every year,. It may not be the most glam city in the country, but there’s plenty to see and do in Bradford and it’s great for students.

Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for International at £15,320
Admissions Office - Faculty of Management and Law Team:
Tel. 0800 073 1225
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Office - Faculty of Management and Law Team:
Tel. 0800 073 1225
Email. [email protected]

 
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    I have found that being at a slightly smaller university means that I receive a better learning experience. I know all of my lecturers on a first name basis, and most of them know me. It is easy to be involved, both with the course and with sports and societies and I feel like the university has prepared me well for getting a good job in my field.
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    The university of Bradford is a very diverse and vibrant place where everything is at one place and it is easy to get lost in all the activities that are available as there is just so much to do. The academics are very supportive and due to fairly small university everyone can get to know each other and there is always somebody who can support and help with any issues arising. Based on my experience I would recommend university of Bradford to anyone!
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