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Accounting and Law (Hons) students at University of Wolverhampton will demonstrate progression throughout their course of study to develop the ability to apply knowledge to problem situations and provide solutions to unresolved debates demonstrated over a wide number of issues within law and accountancy and allied areas.

Through use of a wide range of concepts, approaches and learning techniques the course intends to equip students with a range of personal, intellectual and numerical skills in preparation for a career in accountancy management with added legal knowledge to enhance their abilities within this chosen area of employment.

Why Wolverhampton?

In the recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) the School's average ranking was the joint highest ranking of all new universities within the Region with 65% of law staff ranked at an international level or above. It was also rated as 'Excellent' for Business and Management studies in the Sunday Times University Guide in 2007.

Throughout your time spent studying for a BA (Hons) Accounting and Law you will undertake lectures, seminars, workshops, use on-line learning facilities and other forms of technology-supported learning to gain knowledge of the legal and accounting systems, familiarity with legal and financial institutions and procedures, and gain an understanding of the principles and values in a range of topics.

What skills will you gain?

At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the contexts in which accountancy operates including the legal, ethical, social and natural environment, together with accounting concepts, principles, and accountancy practices.
  • Demonstrate skills in recording accounting transactions using a range of data including the ability to critically analyse contemporary theories and empirical evidence drawing reasoned conclusions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts, principles, theories and procedures of Accounting and the fundamental doctrines, sources and principles which underpin the Law of England and Wales and how it relates to ethics and the concept of justice and the institutions within which the law is administered and how Law is made and developed.
  • Apply knowledge to problem situations and demonstrate the ability to provide solutions to unresolved issues over a wide number of legal and accounting issues and communicate these conclusions effectively.
  • Demonstrate a range of accountancy and legally-focused skills including the ability to locate, record and summarise information including reflection on one’s own learning; knowledge of accounting and legal rules and effective communication of this information.
  • Act independently in planning and managing tasks with limited guidance in areas which they have been studied; presentation of information including quantitative and qualitative data and other numerical data (where relevant) with analysis in a form appropriate to the intended audience.

Career path

The nature of the degree means that graduates may enter a range of occupations including: Management, International Finance, Marketing, Police, Trading Standards, Health & Safety, Personnel, Accountant, Local Authority, Civil Service etc., as well as the traditional legal professions of Barrister or Solicitor (following further courses of study namely the Graduate Diploma in Law/Common Professional Examination prior to undertaking the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course).

As well as the list above, you could also consider careers in banking, finance, insurance or work in public and private sector management.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Contract Law
  • Financial Accounting Principles
  • English Legal System
  • Applied Legal Skills and Research
  • Professional Skills for Accountants
  • Costing
  • Commercial Law
  • Budgeting and Financial Control
  • Management Accounting: Decision Making Techniques

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A’ levels at grades BBC - CCC
  • BTEC National Diploma grade MMM
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMM
  • BTEC QCF Diploma grade DD
  • Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 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 Wolverhampton

  • 550 - 900 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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