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Accounting BSc (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Realise your ambition to work in the dynamic and international world of accounting by studying on our Accounting BSc programme. You will study the subject in-depth, developing the essential accounting skills and knowledge to prepare you for a variety of exciting and rewarding career opportunities.**Why choose this course?**- No. 1 in the UK for Business Studies (National Student Survey, 2020) - Opportunities to spend a year working in industry, undertake an entrepreneurship year and to study abroad - Access to industry-leading software such as Bloomberg, STATA, Thomson Reuters and Sage - Learn from highly respected academics and knowledgeable practitionersModern accountants need a range of knowledge and skills and the Accounting BSc at Keele University allows you to fully explore the breadth of this dynamic subject. You will develop essential knowledge and professional skills, be encouraged to improve your questioning and investigative techniques, establish ethical strengths, and be able to demonstrate a strong attention to detail.In your first year you will explore key subjects such as business law and microeconomics, improve your understanding of financial accounting, and study modules that focus on quantitative data to develop techniques for preparing models and presenting data.To complement these core accounting areas you will be offered optional modules that will enable you to explore other areas of business. Current first year modules introduce themes such as human resource management, microeconomics, international business and managing in a changing society.As you progress through year two you will enhance your know-how about cost and management accounting methods incorporating forecasting, budgeting and product costing. You will study personal taxation, using the latest rules and rates issued by HMRC, further your study in the area of international financial accounting, and begin to analyse accounting in the public sector.Optional modules in year two allow further study in a particular area, or provide an opportunity to try something different! These may include modules exploring themes such as corporate governance and social responsibility, business taxation, focusing on your professional development and the opportunity to gain experience of exploring statistics using Bloomberg.The final year challenges you to advance your skills in crucial areas of accounting such as learning how to apply management accounting approaches to business decision making, and developing your understanding in the set up of and management of investment portfolios. Other core modules will advance your financial reporting skills and develop insight into the importance of audit and the regulatory framework. You will continue to select from a range of optional modules covering topics such as risk management, advanced public sector accounting and undertaking an independent study project in either accounting in a digital world or analysing company performance.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university.We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level.Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£19,900.00 (US$ 24,482) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£19,900.00 (US$ 24,482) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a 3 APs (grade 5=A; 4=B, 3=C) OR 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) (600= A/B; 550=C) OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests/ AP's/ ACT composite score 26 (totalling 3). Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction

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