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BAAccounting and Finance

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
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Programme structure

What will I study?
Year One
Core modules include:

Financial Accounting
Management Accounting
Foundations of Law
Economics for Business and Management
Data Research and Analysis
Applied Accounting and Business Skills.
Year Two

First six months

All students will study core modules.

Financial Management
Financial Reporting
Management Accounting Information
Second six months

Full-time students choose one from:

Study abroad
Enterprise project
Community project
Taught modules (see below)
Placement students and full-time students that have selected taught modules above will study:

Accountability of Corporations
Forensic Accounting and Assurance
Finance in the Public Services
Taxation One.
Plus one optional module from:

International Business and Communication
Survey Research and Analysis.
Year Three
Placement year if you are on a four-year course. Students can also study abroad with a partner institution for the year, or combine both studying abroad and working.

Final year
Core modules include:

Research Project
Leadership and Employability (Accounting and Finance)
Advanced Management Accounting
Corporate Finance
Corporate Reporting.
Plus one optional module from:

International Tourism: Sustainability Development and Impact
Data Mining and Financial Data Analysis
Taxation Two.

Career opportunities

Your career development
We have an exceptional employment record with 94% of graduates employed or in further education six months after leaving (Latest DLHE Survey Undergraduate results 2013/14).

Graduates from BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance have gained work in professional practice and general management, as insolvency practitioners and in banking and finance, undertaking positions such as:

Financial Advisor
Insurance Advisor
Purchase Ledger Clerk
Accounts Analyst
Accounts and Finance Controller
Credit Controller
In the last few years,graduates from BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance have gone on to work for well-known organisations such as:

Lloyds Banking Group
Virgin Money
Vision Express
Morrison’s Plc
Mercedes Benz
This degree provides you with a superior level of accreditation towards professional examinations with the major UK accounting bodies.

The majority of exemptions are based upon core modules but, dependent on options taken, students graduating from BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance may be able to achieve the following:

9 out of 9 possible papers from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
7 out of 8 possible papers from the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW)
9 out of 11 possible papers from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
The course is also able to offer exemptions towards both The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA).

Many have also used their degree as the basis for very successful postgraduate study. Past graduates from this course have progressed to our master’s degrees in Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Economics and Finance.

The CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK)

The CFA Society of the UK recognises the significant alignment between the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance course at Nottingham Trent University. The IMC is the benchmark qualification for the investment profession.

Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you
Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you