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.
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:
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.
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