BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Awarded by University of Gloucestershire

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With the developing complexities in the management of businesses worldwide in the realm of Accounting and Finance

    About BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

    The programme aims to provide students with a 360 degree understanding of the field of Accounting and Finance. It also incorporates the study of futuristic topics such as Data Analytics, Social and Environmental Reporting, Wealth Management and Forensic Accounting.

    The degree course is incorporated with real-world business, accounting and finance experiences and also creates simulative case studies to help students adapt and prepare for their future careers. Apart from the aforementioned pedagogical methods, the delivery of the course will be initiated through lectures by experts in the field, industry specialists as well as guests lecturers, workshops, group discussions, projects, presentations, assignments and examinations.

    Offered by the University of Gloucestershire, the course consists of 23 Modules that sum up to 360 CATs in credits. Moreover, after completion of the degree, the course attracts maximum exemptions (credits) from these global accounting bodies: ACCA, CIMA (CGMA) and AIA. Meaning that should the students choose to pursue this programme they will benefit from receiving exemptions from 8 modules of the ACCA course and will be able to complete the course within 5 modules. Typically a degree and an ACCA course may take upto a minimum of 5 years to complete, however, by pursuing this BA in Accounting and Finance degree, students can complete both programmes within a span of 4 years.

    Module List

    BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

    First Year (Level 4)

    Unit name
    Introduction to Management Accounting
    Introduction to Financial Accounting
    Professional Skills
    The Global Business Environment
    Introduction to Business Law
    Applied Quantitative Techniques
    Accounting and Finance in Society

    Second Year (Level 5)

    Unit name
    Management Accounting
    Financial Accounting
    Financial Markets
    Professional Development
    Audit in Context
    Taxation: principles and practice
    Integrated Project Management
    Data Analytics

    Third Year (Level 6)

    Unit Name
    Corporate Accountability
    Social and Environmental Accounting
    Advanced Audit
    Advanced Taxation
    Strategic Management Accounting
    Strategy in Action
    Advanced Financial Reporting
    Strategic Financial Management

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      About University of Gloucestershire (GLOCS), UK

      The University of Gloucestershire is a public university situated in Gloucestershire with total three campuses in total. The university is situated in two locations with two campuses in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester which is Francis Close Hall, The Park, and Oxstalls, respectively. The university gained its status in the year 2001, before which its roots can be traced back to the 19th century when two distinct strands of educational provisions in Gloucestershire merged to form the University of Gloucestershire, UK. The university is ranked in the top 100 universities of the UK in Guardian’s League Table 2021. Offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD degrees, learners  can choose to study subjects such as accounting and law, business management, computing, journalist, fine art, humanities, biology, geography, social science, education, and sports. Gloucestershire also offers two-year “fast-track” courses in subjects such as law and business, which allows learners  to enter the workplace or further training faster and at a lower cost. At Gloucestershire, you will explore what is important to you and be supported to reach your postgraduate goals. The university deliver programs that meet your needs, no matter what you want to achieve from further study.

      Why GLOCS?

      ACCA - Association Chartered Certified Accountants

      All over the world, employers seek out ACCA members to lead their business to sustainable success. That’s because they know that ACCA members are strategic thinkers with high ethical integrity, strong financial know-how, and the right business acumen.

      To become an ACCA member, you have an exciting journey ahead: The ACCA Qualification. Work out where you start your journey and take a look at our Start Your Journey chart in the related document at the bottom of this page.

      Upon completion of the program, learners will recieve, BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Gloucestershire .

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