BSc (Hons) Finance, Accounting and Management

General

Read more about this program on the school's website

Program Description

Key information

  • Degree: Finance, Accounting and Management BSc (Hons)
  • Types of study: Full-time
  • Duration: Three or four years depending on entry qualifications
  • Start date: September 2020

For this programme, you will spend your entire degree programmes in Ningbo China with ‘study abroad’ opportunities.

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Course overview

This course provides a comprehensive undergraduate education in finance and accounting, coupled with a fully integrated understanding of the theory and practice of management in different organisations. In particular, the degree provides a strong interdisciplinary core of material in accounting and finance theory and practice, focusing on the modern firm and its financial environment.

The program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. The curriculum of our program incorporates a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), is closely tied to the practice of investment management, and is helpful to students preparing for the CFA Program exams.

Special features

  • Detailed knowledge of finance, accounting and management concepts and the skills to independently apply them to business issues;
  • A firm foundation for a successful career in a range of business areas, or for further study and research;
  • Exemptions from professional accounting certification and associations such as the ACCA and ICAEW.

Course structure

The degree is offered as a three or four-year programme depending on your entry qualification.

  • For domestic students, the course structure follows the Chinese higher education system and is based on a four-year program.
  • For international students, with relevant qualifications, the course structure follows the UK higher education system and is based on a three-year program.

Preliminary year

The preliminary year is designed to help you develop your English language skills so that you can make the most of your degree programme. 

This special English language programme designed by the English for Academic Purposes experts at the University's Centre for English Language Education is carefully integrated with academic content modules so that you are prepared fully for years two to four of your degree programme.   

*Note: This year is not compulsory for students with appropriate qualifications for year two entry.

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
CELEN048 Undergraduate Reading & Writing in Academic Contexts 20 Autumn
CELEN041 Introduction to Business & Management 15 Spring
CELEN042 Introduction to Business Economics 15 Autumn
CELEN045 Introduction to Analytical Thought 15 Autumn
CELEF002 Introduction to Information Technology 15 Spring
CELEN051 Undergraduate English in Specific Academic Contexts A: Arts & Social Science 20 Spring
CELEN069 Oral Communication Skills A 10 Autumn
CELEN082 Oral Communication Skills B 10 Spring

Qualifying year

Compulsory

Students must take all modules in this group.

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI1113 Fundamentals of Financial and Management Accounting 20 Full Year
BUSI1112 Business Law 20 Full Year
BUSI1115 Economic Principles 20 Full Year
BUSI1074 Quantitative Methods 1b 10 Autumn
BUSI1067 Computers in Business 10 Autumn
BUSI1088 Work and Society 10 Autumn
BUSI1070 Business Finance 10 Spring
BUSI1086 Organisational Behaviour 10 Spring

Restricted

Group:1

Students must take a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 50 credits from the group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI1073 The Digital Economy 10 Spring
BUSI1090 Consumers and Markets 10 Spring
BUSI1091 Humanistic Philosophy in Modern Business 10 Spring

Year 3

Compulsory

Students must take all modules in this group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI2157 Management Accounting 20 Autumn
BUSI2111  Accounting Information Systems 10 Autumn
BUSI2105  Quantitative Methods 2A            10 Autumn
BUSI2112  Management Strategy 10 Autumn
BUSI2156 Corporate Finance 20 Spring
BUSI2158 Intermediate Corporate Reporting 20 Spring
BUSI2107 Introductory Econometrics 10 Spring

Restricted

Group:1

Students must take a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 20 credits from this group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI2120 Corporate Entrepreneurship 10 Autumn
BUSI2128 Analysing Organisations 10 Autumn
BUSI2102 Economic Development in Asia 10 Spring
BUSI2109 Introduction to Business Operations 10 Spring
BUSI2140 Principles of Taxation 10 Spring
BUSI2129 Managing Across Cultures 10 Spring
BUSI2118 Database Design and Implementation 10 Spring

Group:2 

And students (primarily for international students) must take a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 20 credits from this group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI222 Doing Business in China A 10 Autumn China
BUSI223 Doing Business in China B 10 Spring China

Year 4

Compulsory

Students must take all modules in this group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI3191    Advanced Corporate Reporting and Analysis 20 Full Year
BUSI3192 Advanced Management Accounting 20 Full Year
BUSI3189 Business Ethics and Sustainability 20 Full Year
BUSI3190 Financial Markets:  Theory and Computation 20 Full Year

Restricted

Group:1

Students must take a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 40 credits from this group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI3194 International Business Environment and Strategy 20 Autumn
BUSI3087 International Finance 10 Autumn
BUSI3101 Corporate Restructuring and Governance 10 Autumn
BUSI3115  Logistics and Supply Chain Management 10 Autumn
BUSI3119 Advanced Calculus for Business, Economics and Finance 10 Autumn
BUSI3122  Introduction to Data Science: Big Data Analytics in Business 10 Autumn
BUSI3123 Derivatives 10 Autumn
BUSI3195 Globalization and innovation in China 10 Autumn
BUSI3110  Applied Econometrics 10 Spring
BUSI3198 International Alliances 10 Spring
BUSI3116 Management of Quality 10 Spring
BUSI3124 Stochastic Calculus and Numerical Analysis 10 Spring
BUSI3120  Strategic Innovation Management 10 Spring

Group:2

And students must take a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 20 credits from this group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI3088 Business School Dissertation 20 Full Year

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Accreditations

This course works closely with professional accounting associations. Graduates of this degree can obtain exemptions from certain papers within the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Professional Examination Scheme, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Certificate Level, Certified Practising Accountant (CPA Australia) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Certificate in Business Accounting.

Graduates who hold other degrees from Nottingham University Business School China are also eligible for exemption from certain papers with these professional accounting institutions if they complete the required modules.

The programme has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme. The curriculum of our programme incorporates a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), is closely tied to the practice of investment management, and is helpful to students preparing for the CFA Programme exams.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our programmes vary depending on your school qualifications, which determine your entry into either the preliminary year (Year 1) or qualifying year (Year 2). Please visit our website for more detailed information.

*Entry for Mainland Chinese students is through the National Higher Education Entrance Examination, commonly known as Gaokao.

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Established in 2004, with the full approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education, we ... Read More

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Established in 2004, with the full approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education, we are run by the University of Nottingham in partnership with Zhejiang Wanli Education Group, a key player in the education sector in China. Read less