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Accounting (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Bristol, United Kingdom
The Accounting (Hons) programme at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will give you the financial and business skills you need to build a successful career in accounting. It offers significant exemptions from chartered accounting professional examinations.
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Overview

Why UWE Bristol?

  • The Accounting (Hons) programme at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is designed to immerse you in the core knowledge and skills you'll need to be a professional accountant. You'll build expertise in financial and management accounting and corporate finance, underpinned by principles of good governance and ethical decision-making.
  • You'll learn from tutors and guest speakers with direct experience of the industry, and be inspired by teaching founded on real-world practices.
  • Our audit simulation, developed with the profession, allows you to experience the audit process based on real cases.
  • You'll have the opportunity to investigate global financial data through our industry-standard Bloomberg Trading Suite, and to develop your workplace skills through internships, volunteering and placements.
  • In our Business Clinic, you'll gain valuable experience by providing pro bono advice to real businesses.
  • This course shares a first year with our BA(Hons) Accounting and Finance and BA(Hons) Accounting and Management, with full transferability between courses at the end of the first year.

Careers / Further study

Graduates from BSc(Hons) Accounting go on to work in accounting, financial management or a wide range of related financial careers. Many graduates will join professional accounting firms, specialising in taxation, audit, consultancy or specialist areas such as enterprise, sport, technology innovation or environment, progressing to partner roles.

Some graduates will go into industry, developing specific expertise in a business or sector and progressing to Board positions. Others might go into broader strategic business consultancy, or set up their own business.

Previous graduates have joined global accounting firms such as PWC, KPMG and EY, or trained in industry with major companies such as JP Morgan, Capita, Hargreaves Lansdown and Intel.

Whichever path you choose, you'll find your skills in high demand. All organisations large or small, public or private rely on the sound financial advice you'll be able to provide.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • Three years full-time
      • Four years sandwich
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Statistics and Data Management
  • Professional Development in Accounting and Finance
  • Economic Principles in Contemporary Context

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

General Requirements

  • Tariff points: 112
  • GCSE: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as alternatives to GCSEs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 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 Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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