BSc (Hons) in Accounting & Finance (Starts 23/26)

What is the Course About?

This specialised degree concentrates on the practical application of accounting and finance theory. The content is designed to allow you to gain major exemptions from the examinations of the key professional accounting bodies in the UK (ICAEW/ CIMA/ACCA/CIPFA).

Lecturers at UCM are members of the professional bodies for their specialist subject and have had experience working here in the island or further afield, bringing the real- world application of theories into the classroom. Close working relationships with the University of Chester and local organisations provide students with varied opportunities for work-based learning.

What subjects will I study?

Two key themes - Financial Accounting and Management Accounting run through each of the three years of study. In addition to this you will study other subjects which are important in understanding how the finance function interacts with other parts of business. Theseinclude:

Year 1:

Business Economics, Law & Ethics, Financial Accounting 1, Law and Ethics, Management Accounting 1, Quantitative Methods in Finance.

Year 2:

Financial Accounting 2- financial operations, Management Accounting 2, Managing Finance in a Digital World, Accounting Software and Information Systems, Corporate Finance, Enhancing your Employability through Work Based Learning.

Year 3:

Compulsory:

Financial Accounting 3, Management Accounting 3

Options:

Strategic Finance and Accounting, Auditing

Taxation, Business Research Project, Managing Business Performance.

What are my progression and career options?

Academic progression is on to the Postgraduate Work Based Integrated Studies (WBIS) framework that is delivered at UCM. Previous students have completed Professional Training using exemptions available and have established careers within the private and public sectors in the Isle of Man and further afield.

How will I be assessed?

To pass the course you need to pass every unit that you are taught, and assessments are through a combination of coursework and exam, marked by your lecturer.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the Degree is 96 UCAS points. GCSE Maths at Grade C is also required. Mature students are welcome, and they will be interviewed and undertake an HE assessment prior to admission on the programme.