This course provides a grounding in theory and practice, from which to progress towards a variety of further studies and career options throughout the world of accounting and finance.
Students will be able to develop their knowledge, skills and insights in the following areas:
- Concepts and theories of accounting in a broad economic, legal, social and professional environment.
- Basic principles of auditing, investment, finance, taxation and their implications.
- Alternative recognition rules and valuation bases.
- The recording, preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information.
- Business and financial information technology and systems and professional ethics.
- Qualitative and quantitative analysis of accounting data.
Each module will be assessed by a variety of coursework and examination or by coursework only.
This course provides an excellent foundation to becoming a qualified accountant, giving exemptions for 9 of the 14 ACCA qualification.
Response to Covid-19: Our focus is on providing a safe and welcoming learning environment for our students. We have taken every measure, in line with Government guidance, to ensure continued access to learning.
As part of our response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we plan to deliver this course combining face-to-face, on-campus learning, with online learning activities, continuing to follow Government guidance and social distancing measures as required. As restrictions ease, face-to-face opportunities will be increased as appropriate and it is safe for us to do so. Our plans are based on public health advice and robust risk assessments and will be regularly reviewed and updated in that context. More information about our response to Covid-19 and FAQs are available here