BA in Accounting and Business

Leeds Trinity University

Program Description

BA in Accounting and Business

Leeds Trinity University

This degree will give you the essential knowledge and skills you need to progress within an accounting and financial management environment.

Our Accounting and Business degree is designed to give you the flexibility to shape your own successful future. We’ll give you the essential knowledge and skills you need to progress within an accounting and financial management environment. In addition, you will get a strong grounding in key business principles, including an overview of core management functions, operations, economics, marketing, legal issues and the external business environment.

If you’ve got your sights set on becoming a professional accountant, we know the studying doesn’t stop with your degree. You’ll need to complete a professional qualification with organizations like the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants. We want to help you get to your career faster, so we’ve designed our modules in line with the ACCA so you can acquire credits towards your ACCA qualification whilst you study, giving you maximum exemptions against your professional exams.*

Studying Accounting and Business at Leeds Trinity University will broaden your career options. Qualified accountant? Traditional management career? The choice will be yours.

(*Subject to ACCA accreditation)

Benefits of Accounting and Business

  • The flexibility to shape your own future in accountancy, financial management or business - the
  • choice is yours.
  • You can get exemptions from ACCA qualifications exams and become a professional Accountant faster.*
  • Two professional work placements during Level 4 and 5.
  • An Accounting and Business degree with a personal touch - we know you by name and offer personalized, one-to-one support.

Graduate Destinations

This degree will equip graduates to have rewarding careers in the banking and financial services industries or to become professional accountants. Leeds is the second largest center in the UK for financial services.

Our graduates have established successful careers with Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Santander, Grant Thornton and Direct Line. Graduates also continue into postgraduate study.

Prerequisites

Typically our entry offer for this degree course is 260 UCAS tariff points. We welcome students with a range of qualifications including A Levels, AS Levels, BTEC Nationals, Advanced and Progressions Diplomas, NVQs, GNVQs and accredited Access Courses.

We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.

Other requirements: GCSE grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent qualification). You do not need to have studied Business previously as the first year will provide you with the necessary foundation knowledge and skills. A working knowledge of computer word-processing, spreadsheets and presentation software is desirable, though not essential.

Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used, matched to the learning outcomes for the programme, to enable students to demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that they have developed. There is some scope for students to be involved in negotiating and evaluating some assessment.

On this programme, there are some assessments which are marked on a pass/fail basis rather than graded. Please note that these assessments are excluded from the calculations made to produce the figures published in the Key Information Set (KIS) for this programme/subject.

Assessment in Accounting and Business additionally enables students to gain exemption from all or part of the Foundation stage examinations for ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

Assessments tailored to this course include the production of portfolios of work, individual and group presentations as well as coursework reports research projects and more traditional seen and unseen exam papers.

Entry Requirements

Typically our entry offer for this degree course is 240 UCAS tariff points.

Other Requirements: GCSE grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent qualification). You do not need to have studied Business previously as the first year will provide you with the necessary foundation knowledge and skills. A working knowledge of computer word-processing, spreadsheets and presentation software is desirable though not essential. Leeds Trinity University welcomes students with a range of qualifications including A Levels, AS Levels, BTEC Nationals, Advanced and Progressions Diplomas, NVQs, GNVQs and accredited Access Courses. We treat every applicant on his or her own merits and value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 16, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2019
Duration
Duration
3 years
Full time
Price
Price
9,000 GBP
per year.
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Locations
United Kingdom - Leeds, England
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