Business and Management (Accounting) (BSc)

Brunel University London the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 3290

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 9750

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About Business and Management (Accounting) at Brunel University London

This course offers a broad overview of all management issues and specialist knowledge in the applications of accountancy to the world of commerce. If you take recommended modules you are usually eligible for exemptions from the Chartered Institute for Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Chartered Certificate of Accountants (ACCA) entry examinations.Entry RequirementsUCAS Tariff - 300-350 points, from:GCE A and AS-level Tariff points normally either 300 points from 3 A-levels or 350 points from 3 A-levels plus 1 AS-level or Extended Project Qualification. (Critical Thinking/General Studies accepted).Irish Tariff points from 5 subjects.Scottish Tariff points from 3 Advanced Highers plus 1 Higher.Advanced Diploma Tariff points in Business, Administration and Finance, including an A-level for Additional and Specialist Learning, or in Public Services, including an A-level in a business-related or science subject.BTEC ND DDD in a business-related subject.IB Diploma 33 points.Access: Applicants offering Access courses in Business or a Business-related subject are considered on an individual basis. For all of the above, 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above are also required, to include English and Maths.Course AimsYou will gain a broad overview of all management issues with specialist knowledge in the applications of accountancy to the world of commerce. Students who take recommended modules are usually eligible for exemptions from the Chartered Institute for Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) entry examinations.Course ContentAll business and management degrees have a common first year. During your first year you will take modules in the core areas of marketing, computing, accountancy, leisure, and general management concepts. This will give you the essential foundation from which to develop your knowledge and skills at levels 2 and 3. During levels 2 and 3 you will specialise in Accounting.ModulesLevel 1 Core┬ŽIntroduction to Management Enquiry Managing Information with Technology Principles and Practice of Marketing Organisational Behaviour and Analysis Introduction to Accounting International Business EnvironmentLevel 2 CoreManagement Accounting Quantatitive Methods and Research Methodology Company Law and Business Finance Principles and Practices of Financial Accounting Human Resource Management and its International Dimensions Global Business and the Multinational FirmLevel 3 CoreIssues and Controversies in Accounting Project Strategic Financial Management AuditingOptional modulesAny two from the following: Taxation Strategic Management Entrepreneurship and Small Business Ventures Ethics, Governance, and SustainabilityTeaching and LearningStaff expertiseMany of our lecturers are: Internationally or nationally recognised for their innovative work and research Work as consultants for major companies worldwide Have practical and personal experience in business/have run their own companies How will I be taught?Lectures -These provide a broad overview of key concepts and ideas. They provide a framework from which to carry out more in-depth study.Seminars - Small seminar groups allow students to make individual contributions. You will undertake in-depth analysis of issues and exchange and explore ideas with other students.Workshops - You will practise using industry standard software, computing equipment, business, design and multimedia packages.One-to-one - In your final year you will receive one-to-one supervision for your dissertation. Throughout all levels you will have a personal tutor who is available to help you with academic or personal problems. If you choose to do the four-year sandwich course, you will also be allocated an industrial tutor who will provide you with support when you are on your work placement.Other - There are email discussion groups, research talks on key management issues, presentations by outside speakers and external visits. Throughout the course, you will also be expected to undertake group work and individual projects and presentations.AssessmentEach subject is assessed either by a combination of continuous appraisal and examination or by coursework or examination alone. As a rough guide the split is approximately 50:50 exam to coursework but this amount varies depending on the options you select. Level 1 does not count towards your final degree classification but you have to pass the first year to continue with the degree. Level 2 is worth a third of your final mark and Level 3 the rest. In your final year you will undertake an assessed dissertation of around 8,000 words. This is worth a third of your Level 3 marks.CareersOur combination of academic and professional expertise gives our graduates, especially those that have carried out a professional work placement, a significant advantage over those with comparable academic qualifications from other business courses. What is more, career advancement for our students is often faster.Past graduatesPast students have gone on to work as chartered accountants, general accountants and auditors, analysts, economists, in the City, with major international firms, as general managers, in industry and commerce. Many run their own businesses. Graduates have gone on to work for prestigious companies such as: British Gas Coca Cola Merrill Lynch Morgan Stanley 02 The BBC PricewaterhouseCoopers

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  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 3290International course feesGBP 9750
  • The awardBScHow you will studySandwichHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 3290International course feesGBP 9750

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