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Accounting with a Professional Placement Year, BSc, Cardiff University

the United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BScFull-time, Sandwich4 yearsSeptemberGBP 9000 per yearGBP 19700 per year

About Accounting with a Professional Placement Year, BSc - at Cardiff University

Learn from the best

Benefit from the expertise and support of research-active staff in a School ranked 1st for research impact.

Industry insights

Prepare for your career with industry-specific workshops in partnership with professional accounting firms.

Placement year

Gain industry experience in your area of choice; develop the skills, and connections to accelerate your career.

Professional accreditation

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and others.

Effective, efficient and enthusiastic accounting professionals are central to the success of contemporary organisations. So you'll be in high demand for roles in the public, private and third sectors with competitive salaries and excellent prospects for career progression.

Our BSc Accounting with a Professional Placement Year programme is accredited by the Accounting Professional Bodies and is designed to equip you with practical skills and professional confidence for a successful accounting career or in preparation for postgraduate study and research.

You'll develop business and finance expertise from our team of international researchers and qualified accounting professionals. They'll introduce you to financial and management accounting and corporate finance while encouraging you to consider the social, economic and ethical implications of your decisions.

Your Professional Placement Year is an opportunity to put your university knowhow into practice as you take up a paid accounting role and complement your academic study with exposure to real-world business scenarios.

Entry requirements

A Levels

AAB-ABB

Extended/International Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ/IPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

English requirements

Grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language.

At least 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill.

At least 90 overall with minimum scores of 17 for writing, 17 for listening, 18 for reading and 20 for speaking.

At least 62 overall with a minimum of 59 in all communicative skills.

II: at least two Distinctions and two Merits. III: at least a Pass in all components.

Please visit our English Language requirements page for more information on our other accepted language qualifications.

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