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Accounting (with a Year in Industry)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€19,416.53/year
2304 Points
Duration
4 Years
Language
English

Program Description

This course is fully designed to make you stand out in the job market, for all the right reasons. Practical skills, combined with pioneering, research-based teaching, will give you the real-world know-how backed by essential knowledge, to become a sought-after graduate - for jobs in accounting firms as well as accounting roles within any organisation, across any sector.

Our multi-accredited degree programme will give you a head-start to Chartered Accountant status with global accrediting bodies - ACCA , ICAEW and CIMA – something that is hugely attractive to future employers and your graduate prospects.

Our vast selection of modules, which have been designed alongside industry, will give you an opportunity to study everything from Investments and Management Accounting to Innovation Management and Economics for Accounting and Finance.

Notes:
• Fees for full time Undergraduate EU/International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.
• For a Year in Industry you will be charged 20% of the agreed standard fee.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
17
or
IB Diploma
32
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
A levels
C
or
IGCSE
C
or
TOEFL (internet based)
79
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
56
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (Apolytirion from General Lyceum)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Alternative Entry Qualifications:

  • A level (or equivalent) typical offer: ABB-BBB from any subject (excluding General Studies)
  • BTEC: DDM or higher

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.0
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 169
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Important Information:

  • For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of pre-sessional training programmes that you may take before starting your degree programme.

Curriculum

Year 1

Maths 1 for Accounting and Finance

Foundations of Financial Accounting

Marketing and Strategy

Economics 1 for Accounting and Finance

Finance

Statistics 1 for Accounting and Finance

Managing People and Operations

Foundations of Management Accounting

Year 2

Compulsory Modules:

Management Accounting 1A

Financial Accounting 1A

Management Accounting 1B

Financial Accounting 1B

Optional Modules: Semester 1:

Corporate Governance and Ethics

Corporate Finance 1

Strategic Marketing Planning

Digital Marketing

Marketing and Strategy

Marketing

Change Management

Information Systems

Organisational Behaviour

Management Science 1

Intermediate Microeconomics

Economic History and Industrial Development

Environmental and Resource Economics

Global Business Environment: International Political Economy

Strategic Analysis

Applied Entrepreneurship - The Pitch

Critical Thinking in Entrepreneurship

Intermediate Mathematical Economics

Introductory Econometrics

Contemporary Issues in Tourism

Tourism Marketing

Business and Employment Law

English for Management 1

Semester 2:

Financial Markets and Institutions

Investments: Assets, Equities and Bonds

Human Resource Management

Management Consulting 1

Consumer Behaviour

International Business

Supply Chain Management

Business Information Systems

e-Business

Business Analytics

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Economics of European Union

Economic Policy

Economic Development

Auditing 1

Decision Analysis

Social Aspects of Organisation

Applied Entrepreneurship - Test Trading

Health Economics

Entrepreneurship for Tourism Experiences

Tourism in Practice

English for Management 2

English for Management 1 (TB2)

Year 3 - Industry

One year industrial placement

Year 4

Compulsory Modules:

Management Accounting 2

Financial Accounting 2

Financial Accounting 3

Management Accounting 3

Optional Modules: Semester 1:

Financial Market Efficiency

Investment Banking

Financial Services

Corporate Finance 2

Marketing Research

International Human Resource Management

Power and Organisation

Innovation Management

Project Management

Lean Operations

Data Mining

Application Development

Mathematical Economics

Time Series Econometrics

Labour Economics

Applied Money and Banking Economics

Taxation 1

Strategic Implementation

Advanced Economic Analysis

Rheoli Prosiectau (Project Management)

Sustainable Tourism

International Economic Policy

Social Media Marketing

English for Management 1

Semester 2:

Financial Economics

Corporate Finance or Introductory Econometrics

Auditing 2

Financial Innovation and Risk Management

Asset Management

Derivatives and Risk Management

Corporate Finance

Risk Management in Banking

Contemporary Issues in Finance

Business Ethics

Leadership

Marketing Ethics

Corporate Social Responsibility

Information Technology Service Management

International Standards

Sustainability and Environmental Management

Spreadsheets and Databases for Business Analysis

Public Choice

Microeconometrics and Panel Data Models

Economies of the Middle and Far East

Monetary Economics

Taxation 2

Business and Employment Law

Law of International Corporate Governance

Time Series Forecasting

Forensic Accounting

International Financial Management

Tourism Planning

History of Economic Thought

International Economics and Trade

Marketing Communications

English for Management 2

English for Management 1 (TB2)

Computerised Accounting

Assessment Method

  • Study groups and/or workshops
  • Learning /student support
  • Academic mentor meetings
  • Staff consultation and office hours
  • Independent study (including further research and assignment preparation)
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Careers

As an Accounting graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any desirable organisation.

Whether your target is EY, Deloitte, KPMG or PwC, this degree makes you a strong candidate for employment.

Your next step could lie in any of these roles:

  • Accountant or actuary
  • Banking professional
  • Auditor
  • Finance analyst
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