• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The (Hons) Accountancy and Finance programme at University of Lincoln offers the opportunity for exemptions from elements of examination for a number of professional accountancy bodies. Students can develop the practical and theoretical skills in the nature and mechanics of financial information.
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Overview

Accountants play an integral role in the business world, providing the financial information needed to inform decisions at all levels of an organisation.

Blending the fundamental elements of accountancy and finance, this course can open up a world of exciting careers in finance and business around the globe. It allows students to target jobs in fast-moving industries that make the modern world work.

The Accountancy and Finance course aims to combine intellectual rigor with personal development. It is designed to provide an academic grounding in topics such as financial accountancy, management accountancy, financial management, marketing, taxation, and strategic management.

Assessment

The way students are assessed on this (Hons) Accountancy and Finance programme at University of Lincoln may vary for each module. Examples of assessment methods that are used include coursework, such as written assignments, reports or dissertations; practical exams, such as presentations, performances or observations; and written exams, such as formal examinations or in-class tests. The weighting given to each assessment method may vary across each academic year.

Overall there is a strong emphasis on written examinations, to meet the requirements of the Professional Accountancy Bodies. The University of Lincoln’s policy is to ensure that staff return assessments to students promptly.

Career:

A degree in Accountancy and Finance can prepare students for a career as an accountant, personal financial manager, tax adviser, chief financial officer, and beyond. Previous graduates have progressed to roles at HMRC and at companies including PwC and Santander.

Accreditation

The course provides exemptions from elements of examination for the following:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Association of International Accountants (AIA).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 or 4 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Business Data
  • Organisational Behaviour 
  • Principles of Economics 
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Financial Accountancy 
  • Financial Management 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

  • GCE Advanced Levels: ABB

  • International Baccalaureate: 32 points overall
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Distinction, Merit
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 128 UCAS Tariff points
  • Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English and Maths. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may be considered.
  • We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 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 Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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