Our accounting and finance subjects at the University of Greenwich are ranked within the top 3 in London for course satisfaction in the Guardian University Guide 2016. Our degree has been developed with input from professional accountancy bodies and financial institutions. Courses focus on practical skills using software and systems such as MS Excel, MS Access, Visual Studio and SAGE 50 accounts software.
If you successfully complete this degree with the relevant course options, you will be exempt from a number of exam papers leading to professional qualifications from ACCA, AIA, CIMA and CIPFA. This will set you on the path to becoming a qualified accountant after university and increasing career earning potential within accountancy sector.
You will study core and optional courses with an emphasis on financial systems and models, including quantitative analysis and management accounting control systems.
We have strong connections with companies in Canary Wharf, one of the financial centres. This offers you networking, mentoring and internship opportunities, making it a perfect location to start your career.
You will have the option to undertake a work placement in your third year, providing insight and practical skills which employers seek in graduates.
We will encourage you to join societies such as Trading and Investment and take part in competitions for example the UK Trading Challenge. We are proud that our team of first year Greenwich students won the competition, beating teams from many other universities.
The aims of this degree are:
Depending on their chosen options, students attract differing levels of exemption from professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Association of International Accountants.
You can apply until:
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3 years full-time; 4 years sandwich; 6 years part-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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UK educational background:
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Greenwich Scholarship Programme - Available for students who attend programmes where fees are over £6,165 for full-time students and over £4,624 for part-time students
Tuition Fee Loan - Apply, and you could get up to £9,000 each year. This is paid directly to your university or college in three installments throughout the year. You don't have to pay back the loan until you're earning at least £21,000 a year.
Maintenance Loans – These loans are available to help cover living expenses. The amount you get depends on whether you live with your family, and in or outside London. Loan amounts currently range from £6,704 to £10,702.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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