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Accounting & Finance

UCAS Code: N400 Duration: 3 years

Overview

ACCA LogoToday’s complex global economy demands that professionals are multi-skilled with a strong strategic outlook. They must be ready to in be involved in management decision-making at the highest level. This programme prepares students to be able to meet these challenges and responsibilities.

The programme attracts ambitious and talented students and provides them with knowledge and skills to become employable, socially responsible and active contributors to society.

Lectures will help you developing analytical and critical skills to enable you to understand the accounting and finance areas from a number of perspectives as well as integrate practice and theory.

The programme is appropriate for those who wish to pursue in accounting and finance, aiming at jobs as certified accountants, in the banking and finance industry, in the public, private or non-profit sector.

Studying single honours Accounting & Finance at Hope University will provide you with an academic qualification, exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and a personal and professional growth that will enable students to successfully begin their professional career journey.

Why choose this subject

The Accounting degree programme has a number of special features that make it a “Degree Plus” programme.

Link with accountancy professional bodies

Our single honours Accounting and Finance degree programme is currently accredited by ACCA to ensure professional recognition and the acquisition of employability skills. Studying the single honours Accounting and Finance degree programme, you will have the opportunity to use your degree credits to apply for exemptions from ACCA.

Opportunities of meeting employers

Liverpool Hope Business School provides a variety of opportunities and initiatives (such as the Business Awards Dinner) that enable students to stand out from the crowd and personally meet employers.

Focus on ethics

Ethical issues are embedded in the programme in order to have graduates who will be socially responsible citizens and professionals.

Supportive academic community

Human scale of interactions: small class sizes, supplanted by a host of co-curricular activities, make for an active and engaging learning experience. Small size also allows tutors to personally support students and address learning and employability concerns.

Benefits of the ACCA qualification

For single honours Accounting and Finance:

  • It enables you to become a Chartered Certified Accountant and work in any aspect of finance or management in any business.
  • It provides better employment prospects as a result of having shown an ability in all areas of business.
  • Candidates not only gain specialist knowledge in finance and accounting, but also acquire valuable skills in organisational management and strategy.
  • The qualification does not concentrate only on theory, and unlike other Universities, prepares a graduate for practical usage.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Accounting & Finance at Liverpool Hope in our Accounting & Finance Subject Guides.

Accounting & Finance Subject Guide 2017

The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.

Accounting & Finance

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

As you progress through your studies, the courses you will take will reflect the degree you are registered on, ie whether you are taking the Single or Combined Honours programme.

Students registered in a combined programme will have 7 teaching hours per week in the first year, which will decrease to 6 in the second year and to 5 in the third year.

Students registered in a single honours programme will have 13 teaching hours per week in the first year, which will decrease to 11 in the second year and 10 in the third year.

Year 1

Courses are Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Corporate Finance, Quantitative Methods, Principles of Economics, and Foundations in Business Management.

Year 2

The courses available are Management Accounting, Explorations in Contemporary Research, Corporate Business and Law, Taxation and Intermediate Financial Accounting.

Year 3

Courses are Financial Management, Performance Management, Auditing and Assurance, Advanced Accounting and Accountability.

A variety of teaching and learning strategies are used including lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials along with innovative methods of learning and assessment such as reflective group and individual presentation. Assessment methods include a strong practical and project element, together with presentations, reports, class tests and formal written examinations.

Teaching and assessments

Teaching is structured into lectures, seminars and tutorials. Our emphasis on individual student attention is attested by running tutorials in groups of 10 to enhance student engagement.

Teaching material is uploaded in advance on Moodle and free photocopying privileges are available at the Business School.

Academic assessment is carried out in a variety of ways, including final exams, essays, reports, case studies, in-class tests, and group presentations.

You may also be interested in...

Business Management

Computer Science

Mathematics

 

 

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

In addition, applicants should have a minimum of GCSE grade C (Level 4 in the new grading system) or equivalent, in Mathematics.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B

The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Accounting is available as a BA Single Honours programme UCAS code N400

It is also available as a Combined Honours* degree with the following subjects:

Accounting & Finance and Biology (BA) UCAS code NC41
Accounting & Finance and Business Management (BA) UCAS code NN42
Accounting & Finance and Computer Science (BA) UCAS code NI41
Accounting & Finance and Drama & Theatre Studies (BA) UCAS code NW44
Accounting & Finance and Early Childhood (BA) UCAS code NC48
Accounting & Finance and Education (BA) UCAS code NX43
Accounting & Finance and English Language (BA) UCAS code NQ43
Accounting & Finance and Information Technology (BA) UCAS code NI42
Accounting & Finance and International Relations (BA) UCAS code NL42
Accounting & Finance and Mathematics (BA) UCAS code NG41
Accounting & Finance and Media & Communication (BA) UCAS code NP43
Accounting & Finance and Politics (BA) UCAS code NL24
Accounting & Finance and Psychology (BA) UCAS code N4C8
Accounting & Finance and Tourism (BA) UCAS code NN48

 

* Please note: The University is currently applying for ACCA Accreditation for Combined Honours programmes.

Employability

The degree will provide the graduate with skills and critical understanding of accounting and finance. Throughout the programme, students will meet a range of professionals at networking events, award dinners, guest lectures and career workshops. Students will also have the opportunity of undertaking work placements and have dedicated professionals and mentors offering guidance and advice in the job application process.

Furthermore, the Accounting and Finance team works closely with the Business Gateway (an employability unit integrated within the Business School) in order to maximize job opportunities for its students.

Finally, the single honours Accounting and Finance programme is linked to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and provides students with the opportunity of gaining exemptions from ACCA Papers.

Career prospects

Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and the acquisition of management skills are increasingly seen as essential prerequisites by many employers. Graduates will be well prepared for a rewarding career in accountancy, credit control, financial services, investment analysis, purchasing, business consulting, and other related financial and business professions.

A job in Accountancy and Finance can help you gain an attractive salary and pursue a challenging career as a Chief Financial Officer, Director or Partner in an accounting firm, Forensic Accountant or Business Adviser.

You may also choose to go on to further study at Liverpool Hope. Examples of currently taught Masters Programmes include:

Our graduates find employment in a variety of different organizations such as Deloitte, Jaguar LandRover, Grant Thornton and the Liverpool City Council. Some graduates have chosen to start their own businesses.

Overview

ACCA LogoToday’s complex global economy demands that professionals are multi-skilled with a strong strategic outlook. They must be ready to in be involved in management decision-making at the highest level. This programme prepares students to be able to meet these challenges and responsibilities.

The programme attracts ambitious and talented students and provides them with knowledge and skills to become employable, socially responsible and active contributors to society.

Lectures will help you developing analytical and critical skills to enable you to understand the accounting and finance areas from a number of perspectives as well as integrate practice and theory.

The programme is appropriate for those who wish to pursue in accounting and finance, aiming at jobs as certified accountants, in the banking and finance industry, in the public, private or non-profit sector.

Studying single honours Accounting & Finance at Hope University will provide you with an academic qualification, exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and a personal and professional growth that will enable students to successfully begin their professional career journey.

Why choose this subject

The Accounting degree programme has a number of special features that make it a “Degree Plus” programme.

Link with accountancy professional bodies

Our single honours Accounting and Finance degree programme is currently accredited by ACCA to ensure professional recognition and the acquisition of employability skills. Studying the single honours Accounting and Finance degree programme, you will have the opportunity to use your degree credits to apply for exemptions from ACCA.

Opportunities of meeting employers

Liverpool Hope Business School provides a variety of opportunities and initiatives (such as the Business Awards Dinner) that enable students to stand out from the crowd and personally meet employers.

Focus on ethics

Ethical issues are embedded in the programme in order to have graduates who will be socially responsible citizens and professionals.

Supportive academic community

Human scale of interactions: small class sizes, supplanted by a host of co-curricular activities, make for an active and engaging learning experience. Small size also allows tutors to personally support students and address learning and employability concerns.

Benefits of the ACCA qualification

For single honours Accounting and Finance:

  • It enables you to become a Chartered Certified Accountant and work in any aspect of finance or management in any business.
  • It provides better employment prospects as a result of having shown an ability in all areas of business.
  • Candidates not only gain specialist knowledge in finance and accounting, but also acquire valuable skills in organisational management and strategy.
  • The qualification does not concentrate only on theory, and unlike other Universities, prepares a graduate for practical usage.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Accounting & Finance at Liverpool Hope in our Accounting & Finance Subject Guides.

Accounting & Finance Subject Guide 2017

The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.

Accounting & Finance

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

As you progress through your studies, the courses you will take will reflect the degree you are registered on, ie whether you are taking the Single or Combined Honours programme.

Students registered in a combined programme will have 7 teaching hours per week in the first year, which will decrease to 6 in the second year and to 5 in the third year.

Students registered in a single honours programme will have 13 teaching hours per week in the first year, which will decrease to 11 in the second year and 10 in the third year.

Year 1

Courses are Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Corporate Finance, Quantitative Methods, Principles of Economics, and Foundations in Business Management.

Year 2

The courses available are Management Accounting, Explorations in Contemporary Research, Corporate Business and Law, Taxation and Intermediate Financial Accounting.

Year 3

Courses are Financial Management, Performance Management, Auditing and Assurance, Advanced Accounting and Accountability.

A variety of teaching and learning strategies are used including lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials along with innovative methods of learning and assessment such as reflective group and individual presentation. Assessment methods include a strong practical and project element, together with presentations, reports, class tests and formal written examinations.

Teaching and assessments

Teaching is structured into lectures, seminars and tutorials. Our emphasis on individual student attention is attested by running tutorials in groups of 10 to enhance student engagement.

Teaching material is uploaded in advance on Moodle and free photocopying privileges are available at the Business School.

Academic assessment is carried out in a variety of ways, including final exams, essays, reports, case studies, in-class tests, and group presentations.

You may also be interested in...

Business Management

Computer Science

Mathematics

 

 

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

In addition, applicants should have a minimum of GCSE grade C (Level 4 in the new grading system) or equivalent, in Mathematics.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B

The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Accounting is available as a BA Single Honours programme UCAS code N400

It is also available as a Combined Honours* degree with the following subjects:

Accounting & Finance and Biology (BA) UCAS code NC41
Accounting & Finance and Business Management (BA) UCAS code NN42
Accounting & Finance and Computer Science (BA) UCAS code NI41
Accounting & Finance and Drama & Theatre Studies (BA) UCAS code NW44
Accounting & Finance and Early Childhood (BA) UCAS code NC48
Accounting & Finance and Education (BA) UCAS code NX43
Accounting & Finance and English Language (BA) UCAS code NQ43
Accounting & Finance and Information Technology (BA) UCAS code NI42
Accounting & Finance and International Relations (BA) UCAS code NL42
Accounting & Finance and Mathematics (BA) UCAS code NG41
Accounting & Finance and Media & Communication (BA) UCAS code NP43
Accounting & Finance and Politics (BA) UCAS code NL24
Accounting & Finance and Psychology (BA) UCAS code N4C8
Accounting & Finance and Tourism (BA) UCAS code NN48

 

* Please note: The University is currently applying for ACCA Accreditation for Combined Honours programmes.

Employability

The degree will provide the graduate with skills and critical understanding of accounting and finance. Throughout the programme, students will meet a range of professionals at networking events, award dinners, guest lectures and career workshops. Students will also have the opportunity of undertaking work placements and have dedicated professionals and mentors offering guidance and advice in the job application process.

Furthermore, the Accounting and Finance team works closely with the Business Gateway (an employability unit integrated within the Business School) in order to maximize job opportunities for its students.

Finally, the single honours Accounting and Finance programme is linked to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and provides students with the opportunity of gaining exemptions from ACCA Papers.

Career prospects

Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and the acquisition of management skills are increasingly seen as essential prerequisites by many employers. Graduates will be well prepared for a rewarding career in accountancy, credit control, financial services, investment analysis, purchasing, business consulting, and other related financial and business professions.

A job in Accountancy and Finance can help you gain an attractive salary and pursue a challenging career as a Chief Financial Officer, Director or Partner in an accounting firm, Forensic Accountant or Business Adviser.

You may also choose to go on to further study at Liverpool Hope. Examples of currently taught Masters Programmes include:

Our graduates find employment in a variety of different organizations such as Deloitte, Jaguar LandRover, Grant Thornton and the Liverpool City Council. Some graduates have chosen to start their own businesses.

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

+44 (0) 151 291 3111

enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Department: Liverpool Hope Business School

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