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Accounting and Finance (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
In the Accounting and Finance (Hons) programme from Keele University, you will study accountancy with a specialism in finance, exploring the design and use of accounting and financial systems and how they are affected by individuals, organisations, markets and society.
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Overview

The Finance modules are designed to help you better understand the theories leading to the design of financial institutions, the services they provide and the products they sell. The topics covered in the Accounting and Finance (Hons) programme from Keele University range from optimal portfolio creation and management, to project appraisals and financing, to risk management through the use of such derivatives such as options, futures and swaps. Drawing on economics, law, management, mathematics, statistics and IT, you will build your understanding of business strategy, behaviour and performance in the global context.

Modules for Accounting and Finance

The module details given below are indicative and will give you a good idea of the range of subjects that we teach. We regularly review our teaching to ensure that the modules we offer are up-to-date; therefore, the modules available to study are liable to change.

Career Prospects

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE, 2017)

A high percentage of business leaders have finance backgrounds, and accounting has one of the highest graduate employment rates.

With the increasing internationalisation of business and the capital markets, you will have extensive opportunities. You might work as a chartered accountant, chartered certified accountant, chartered public finance accountant or chartered management accountant. Or you might work as a commodities trader, stockbroker, management consultant, banker, financial or tax advisor or insurance broker, or go on to study at master’s or PhD level.

Accreditation

This programme is recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), and offers a number of important exemptions from their professional exams.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 4 years with international, placement or entrepreneurship year
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Management in Context
  • Business Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods II
  • Economics of Financial Markets
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Taxation 
  • Asset Pricing 
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting 
  • Portfolio Choice 
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Audit Framework 
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Risk Management with Derivatives 
  • Advanced Management Accounting 
  • International Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    81

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

  • A Level requirement - CCC
  • GCSE - Maths at B (or 6) / English Language at C (or 4)
  • BTEC requirements MMM
  • International Baccalaureate: 26 points including Standard Level Maths or Maths Studies at 5 or above
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 96 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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