Accounting With Corporate Finance - BA (Hons) - Part-time

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Accounting With Corporate Finance - BA (Hons) - Part-time

Edinburgh Napier University
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These days, accounting is about so much more than crunching numbers. Accountancy at a corporate level is extremely complex, and brings into a play a number of expert skills. You’ll learn and develop a combination of accounting, finance and other business skills on this course, including specific accounting techniques, and policies relating to corporate finance, tax, auditing, corporate governance and statistics.

In this course you'll develop the skills, creative thinking and strategic planning that you'll need to successfully chart a business' course through financial waters. Most importantly, this course is accredited by the major UK accounting institutes, including the Institute of Charter…

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These days, accounting is about so much more than crunching numbers. Accountancy at a corporate level is extremely complex, and brings into a play a number of expert skills. You’ll learn and develop a combination of accounting, finance and other business skills on this course, including specific accounting techniques, and policies relating to corporate finance, tax, auditing, corporate governance and statistics.

In this course you'll develop the skills, creative thinking and strategic planning that you'll need to successfully chart a business' course through financial waters. Most importantly, this course is accredited by the major UK accounting institutes, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). Useful for rapid progression into the industry, these accreditations indicate the strength and industry-relevance of this course. The Accounting and Finance group has also received the highest possible recognition from the UK's Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the quality of its teaching. Through this course, you'll learn and develop a combination of accounting, finance and other business skills. These include specific accounting techniques and policies relating to corporate finance, tax, auditing, corporate governance and statistics. You'll learn to use relevant IT systems, and acquire relevant knowledge of law, economics and the business environment. In addition, transferable skills of time management, project management, communication, collection and management of data, and IT will all serve you well whatever your eventual field of work. View Full Screen

What's involved You will study up to 5 modules over two trimesters, each year; the pace of completion will be determined by you and your individual circumstances. As a part-time student you will study alongside full-time students, with flexibility as to the number of modules you choose to study per trimester, as your work and personal commitments dictate. The course will involve a combination of lectures, tutorials, workshops, directed learning and independent study. While the bulk of the course is identical to that of the BA Accounting degree, finance modules will also be incorporated. The course comprises four stages equivalent to 4 years full-time. Each stage is made up of 6 modules. On successful completion of Stage 3, you will be eligible for unclassified degree, or an Honours degree on completion of Stage 4. Below you'll find an indication of the compulsory modules you could study. These will be supplemented with choices from a course-specific option pool: Stage 1 Financial Accounting; Management Accounting; Introduction to the Financial Services Sector; Principles of Economics; Accounting Information Systems; plus one option module Stage 2 Corporate Accounting; Business and Corporate Law; Reporting Corporate Performance; Financial Management;, Management Science & Statistics; plus one option module Stage 3 Advanced Corporate Reporting; Advanced Management Accounting;, Corporate Financial Management; Contemporary Corporate Finance; plus two option modules Stage 4 Dissertation, plus four option modules

Requirements at a glance Entry to the course Typical year 1 SQA HigherBBCC A LevelCCC Irish Leaving CertificateB3, B3, B3, B3 Subjects requiredStandard Grade (3 or above) English and Maths, GCSE (Grade C or above) English and Maths Typical year 2 SQA Advanced Higher A Level300 UCAS Points from Advanced Highers/ 3 A Levels, in Business-related courses HNCAccounting course, with A in Graded Unit Typical year 3 HNDAccounting course with AB in SQF level 8 Graded Units To check the equivalence of your qualifications or experience, contact us using the enquiries button.Fees Table Fees 2012/132013/14 Scottish/EU £305£305per 20 creditsRest of UK £1,085£1,105per 20 creditsOverseas £1,615£1,680per 20 credits Fees displayed are correct at the time of publication but the University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees at any time, and without notice, before or after the student's admission to the University. Tuition fees are reviewed annually and will rise each year during your programme of study, at least in line with inflation.

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