In the rapidly changing business world the demand for finance professionals has never been higher. The role of the accountant is no longer confined to being numerically competent. Today’s complex global economy demands that finance professionals are multi-skilled with a strong strategic outlook and ready to influence management decision-making at the highest level.
Accounting at Liverpool Hope is based on the relationship with the globally recognised Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Studying the Accounting degree programme, you will have the opportunity to use your degree credits to apply for exemptions from ACCA papers. Not only will you be gaining an academic qualification in your degree, but you can also gain part of the ACCA professional qualification and begin your journey to becoming an accredited chartered accountant. You can become a part-qualified chartered accountant during the degree by earning part of the 14 papers that is required to gain ACCA professional level status. The syllabus of the Accounting programme is in line with that of the ACCA in order ease examinations or exemption opportunities.
In order to boost your employability and record your ongoing career development, the Accounting programme includes Career Planning Process training and development embedded within all the courses you study. In addition, Career Planning Process is also offered as an additional 10 credit course at each level.
The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.
Why choose this subject
Benefits of the ACCA qualification
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. Career Planning Process is also offered as a 10 credit extra at each level.
Courses are Business Environments, Accountant in Business and Financial Accounting.
The courses available are Marketing Communications, Management Accounting, Corporate Business and Law and Financial Reporting.
Courses are Business Ethics and Social Entrepreneurship, Project and Operations Management, Financial Management and Performance Management.
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.
The standard offer level is a minimum of 300 UCAS points, including a minimum of two A/A2 levels or equivalent. In addition, applicants should have a minimum of GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in Mathematics.
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 and Biology (BSc)||UCAS code NC41|
|Accounting and Business Management (BA)||UCAS code NN42|
|Accounting and Computing (BSc)||UCAS code NI41|
|Accounting and Drama & Theatre Studies||UCAS code NW44|
|Accounting and Education (BA)||UCAS code NX43|
|Accounting and Early Childhood||UCAS code NC48|
|Accounting and English Language (BA)||UCAS code NQ43|
|Accounting and Information Technology (BA)||UCAS code NI42|
|Accounting and International Relations (BA)||UCAS code NL42|
|Accounting and Mathematics (BSc)||UCAS code NG41|
|Accounting and Media & Communication (BA)||UCAS code NP43|
|Accounting and Politics (BA)||UCAS code NL24|
|Accounting and Psychology (BA)||UCAS code N4C8|
|Accounting and Tourism (BA)||UCAS code NN48|
Graduates will be well prepared for a rewarding career in accountancy, credit control, financial services, investment and profit analysis, purchasing and other related financial and business professions.
Professional accountants go on to high flying positions in private and public sector, including chief financial officer, director or partner in an accounting firm, forensic accountant, or business adviser.