BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance Management (with Foundation Year)

Course details

  • UCAS CodeA268
  • Year of entry 2022
  • Duration 4 YRS (FT)
  • UCAS Tariff 48-72
  • Institution Code G53
  • Location Wrexham
*Subject to validation and accreditation
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Course Highlights

Bronze member

of the Business Graduates Association with access to a range of benefits including consultative services and the BGA eLearning hub

Industrial placement

optional year

Achieve

a level 5 CMI Diploma in leadership & management upon graduation

Why choose this course?

Our Accounting and Finance Management degree concentrates on the practical applications of accounting and finance theories, boosting your employability by developing you as a business-ready graduate.

  • Work-based learning - from case studies, problem-solving to work placement opportunities - ensures graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet current and future market needs.
  • Graduates will be eligible for exemption for some ACCA and AIA examination papers.
  • Graduates of this programme are eligible for Associate (AFA) level membership.
  • All our graduating students will also achieve a level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management from the Chartered Management Institute worth over £1,300 at no extra cost.
  • Wrexham Glyndwr University is a Bronze Member of the Business Graduates Association and as such our business school students will be able to access a range of benefits including consultative services and the BGA eLearning hub. 
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Key course features

  • The included foundation year introduces you to the basic concepts in finance, preparing you with the academic skills you need to succeed on the rest of the course
  • Graduates will be eligible for exemption for some ACCA and AIA examination papers.
  • Graduates of this programme are eligible for Associate (AFA) level membership.
  • In addition, graduates of this programme are eligible for Associate (AFA) level membership.
  • As our degrees are accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense.

What you will study

YEAR 1 (FOUNDATION YEAR)

MODULES 

  • The Skills You Need
  • Contextual Studies
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Fundamentals of HRM
  • Fundamentals of Business
  • Introduction to Marketing

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 4)

MODULES

  • Introduction to Management & Business
  • Introduction to Business Finance & Accounting
  • Human Resource Management in Context
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Business Communication Skills
  • Business Analytics

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 5)

MODULES

  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Business Taxation
  • Managing Corporate Risk and Crime
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovations
  • Digital Business Strategy
  • Optional Industrial Placement year

YEAR 4 (LEVEL 6)

MODULES

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Strategic Management
  • International Supply Chain Management
  • Dissertation

 

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Entry requirements & applying

UCAS code: A268

Our general entry requirement for the foundation year is 48-72 UCAS tariff points but all applications are considered individually and we consider work experience, vocational training/qualifications as well as motivation and potential to succeed.

Teaching & Assessment

Students are assessed in a variety of ways over the course of their undergraduate studies. The balance between the different forms of assessment is determined by the different aims and learning outcomes of the core and option modules. Assessment methods include academic essays, presentations, reports, simulation exercises and examinations.  

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

In terms of particular needs, the University’s Inclusion Services can provide appropriate guidance and support should any students require reasonable adjustments to be made because of a recognised prevailing disability, medical condition, or specific learning difference.

Career prospects

Our Careers & Employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

Our degree in Accounting and Finance Management develops skills that are useful in a range of sectors, particularly in providing a route into financial professions. Suggested careers can include: - Chartered accountant; External auditor; Stockbroker; Business development manager; Data analyst; Economist; Management consultant; Mortgage adviser.

Fees & funding

You do not have to pay your tuition fees upfront.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s tuition fees for 2022/23 for a full-time undergraduate degree course are TBC.

The fees you pay and the support available will depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our fees & finance pages. You will also find information about what your fees include in the FAQs section of those pages.

Programme specification

You can see the full programme specification here.

Accommodation

If you’re looking for a place to stay while you study then why not take a look at our accommodation section to get more information on your options, including our on-campus accommodation Wrexham Village.

Subject to validation and accreditation

Courses shown as “subject to validation and accreditation” are new courses which are in development and the details of these courses are in the process of being finalised through the approval cycle, known as the ‘validation’ process. These courses are also in the process of applying for accreditation/recognition by external bodies, known as PSRBs – Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies, which is a separate external approval process with the relevant PSRBs.  

As soon as the programmes are validated and accredited the details of the course will be confirmed. The majority of new courses that are still ‘subject to validation and accreditation’ are approved as expected however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider. 

International

If you are applying as an European / International Student, and live outside of the UK, you should make your application through our online application system, Centurus.

For information about the university’s entry requirements for EU/international students, please visit our international section