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Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)
Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

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  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • 120 UCAS Tariff points
  • From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate
  • GCSE Requirements: Students will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 or C, or the equivalent.

Course Information

This course will allow you to top up your existing qualifications to an honours degree in one year, while benefiting from all that Northumbria University and the city of Newcastle has to offer. You’ll build on your all-round knowledge of business, adding expertise in accounting and finance as well as transferable professional and managerial techniques.

  • The course includes specialist modules that cover financial reporting analysis, strategic management accounting, and international financial management. The course provides an excellent foundation for jobs in finance, banking, government, and general business leadership. One in six of the UK’s top 100 chief executives started out with a finance or accounting degree.
  • The course is covered by the prestigious AACSB accreditation for Newcastle Business School, which was ‘Business School of the Year’ at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015. We’re also undergoing a full re-accreditation process with EPAS who require some of the highest levels of relevance, rigour and internationalisation.

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Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.

Year 1

  • AF6002 -International Finance and Responsible Financial Management (Core,20 Credits)
  • AF6004 -Contemporary Corporate Reporting (Core,20 Credits)
  • AF6010 -Strategic Management Accounting (Core,20 Credits)
  • GA6001 -Academic Language Skills for Newcastle Business School (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)
  • HR0388 -Academic and Career Development (Core,20 Credits)
  • NX0328 -Contemporary Issues in Business (Core,20 Credits)
  • NX0329 -Supporting Study (Core,0 Credits)
  • SM0382 -Strategic Management and Corporate Responsibility (Core,20 Credits)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

At the end of this course you could follow previous graduates into accounting and finance roles, including training contracts with leading accounting practices. Equally you could move into a range of careers in business and management, both in the UK and around the world.

The course will prepare you for further study on one of our postgraduate courses such as International Finance and Investment MSc. If you decide to start up your own business, it’s good to know that the combined turnover of our graduates’ start-up companies is higher than that of any other UK university. 

Whatever you decide to do, you will have strong employability as a result of having acquired the characteristics of a Northumbria graduate. These include critical reflection and self-learning, collaboration and curiosity, and the ability to apply your knowledge to solve problems in ways that are sustainable and ethical.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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