BA (Hons) Accounting and Management
Duration : Full Time : 3 Years
Location : Treforest Campus
Fee : £13200
This Accounting and Management degree is designed for students interested in accounting and management, who wish to study an integrated programme allowing them to gain career advantage and a competitive edge by acquiring expertise at a substantial level in both disciplines.
Our accounting degree examines a range of contemporary business challenges from an accounting and business management perspective, as well as exploring the relationship between accountancy and management, in order to determine a successful business in today’s challenging financial market.
This course is available with a sandwich year, to enable to students to gain a year of work experience alongside their studies.
What you will study
Year 1 - Accounting and Management
Year 2 - Accounting and Management
Year 3 - Accounting and Management
Graduates will have a broad understanding of business management principles and an in-depth understanding of business accounting and will be prepared for a variety of graduate management and/or accounting careers. The course will also be ideal preparation for students wishing to start their own businesses.
BA(Hons) Accounting and Finance
Level : NQF 6/Bachelor
Duration : 3 Years : Full Time
Location : Wales (UK)
Fee : £13,200
This multi-accredited accounting and finance degree offers you the chance to develop and practise your technical knowledge, skills and expertise, while gaining professional recognition from the world’s leading accountancy bodies. The course is fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) so you can gain the maximum exemptions from their professional qualifications when you graduate.
97% of our BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance students were satisfied with their course and accounting at the university is ranked 12th in the UK for overall satisfaction in the latest National Student survey.
The programme introduces you to the fundamentals both financial and management accounting and works towards specialist optional modules in the final year including auditing, forensic accounting and Islamic finance. You will also have hands-on access to the USW Trading Room. Here you can experience share-dealing and decision making incorporating theory and practice and learn by doing. Through the simulations you will experience the dynamic environment of real-time training and experience the complex strategies of buying and selling, understand volatile markets and the uncertainty of risk.
You can also gain the CIMA accredited Sage Accounting Certificate which will make you instantly more employable.
Students will learn through a mix of lectures, tutorials, workshops, innovative e-learning techniques and directed self-study. As well as our links with the ACCA you will benefit from regular presentations from guest lecturers representing many aspects of the profession.
Throughout the course you will get practical experience of the accounting, auditing and general software packages you will us after you graduate – giving you more skills to add to your CV.
We also welcome international applications with equivalent qualifications. Please refer to the country specific pages on our international website for full details.
Accountancy careers offer great salaries, travel opportunities and the chance to work your way to the top. All kinds of financial careers will be available to graduates with an accounting and finance degree, in all kinds of organisations. You could work in management or financial accounting, tax-related work or management consultancy. Accounting and finance is an ideal foundation for senior management roles, or even starting your own business.
To give you a head start following graduation the University organises an annual employability conference for its accounting students. Previous attendees have included PwC, Eversheds, JK Accountancy, Civitas Law and Watkins & Gunn.
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Graduates from the computer animation course have worked at prestigious studios throughout the world. These include, Sony Pictures Imageworks and DreamWorks Animation, worked on productions such as Star Wars (Solo and The Last Jedi), Ready Player One, Avengers (Infinity War and Age of Ultron), The Jungle Book, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter films and Guardians of the Galaxy. This also includes cutting-edge computer games studios like Rockstar North, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (PlayStation) and EA Games (UK and USA).
This course is recognised by industry professionals as one of the top UK educational providers for 3D CG Animation and 3D CG Art. It’s the only course in the UK to hold ScreenSkills Accreditations for both animation and digital games art. Also, the computer animation degree was ranked in the Top 10 3D Animation Courses in Europe, by the International Student Awards "The Rookies" (formerly The CG Student Awards), in 2018.
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As part of your Education degree you will have the opportunity to undertake a placement in a primary school, an alternative educational setting and a range of international settings such as Prague, Dubai, Budapest, Maastricht and Qatar.
The course will provide you with innovative and forward-thinking pedagogical experiences and assessments that will develop key employability skills such as communication, critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration which will enable you to become a productive and effective member of the global workforce.
You will learn skills to support you to work in sectors such as community and voluntary organisations and to be able to take on the role of education officers in settings such as museums, sports facilities and wildlife trusts. You may also choose to progress onto a PGCE and become a teacher.
This aviation programme offers excellent career opportunities worldwide. This degree, will enable you to gain worldwide employment with manufacturing companies, commercial airlines, air-taxi operators, flying schools and the armed forces.