University of Stirling

Accountancy and Finance

University of Stirling
In Stirling

£11,845
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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Stirling (Scotland)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Stirling (Scotland)
Description

Introduction:

The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) in Accountancy and Finance course is designed specifically for students planning a career in the Accountancy profession and/or the wider financial sector. Apart from the additional finance content which offers a specialisation for entering the professions in the banking and investment industries, the main difference from the single Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) programme is that there is no requirement to do a dissertation in Semester 8.

The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) in Accountancy and Finance degree is also accredited by ICAS, CIMA, CIPFA and ACCA who will grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree.
Accounting & Finance at Stirling is ranked 3rd in Scotland and 14th in the UK, according to the 2017 Good University Guide.
According to the 2016 National Student Survey, 91% of students were satisfied overall with the quality of teaching, and across all questions in the survey, Accounting & Finance at Stirling received the highest score of all Scottish universities.

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Stirling
University Of Stirling, FK9 4LA, Stirling, Scotland
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Starts On request
Location
Stirling
University Of Stirling, FK9 4LA, Stirling, Scotland
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade C Pearson Test of English (Academic): 54 with 51 in each component IBT TOEFL: 80 with no subtest less than 17 More information on our English language requirements If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this course, our partner INTO...

What you'll learn on the course

Accountancy
Finance
Financial Training
Financial
Investment
Planning
Accounting and Finance
Banking
ACCA
Accredited
Banking Investment

Course programme

Structure and content

The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) in Accountancy and Finance course is designed specifically for students planning a career in the Accountancy profession and/or the wider financial sector. Apart from the additional finance content which offers a specialisation for entering the professions in the banking and investment industries, the main difference from the single Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) programme is that there is no requirement to do a dissertation in Semester 8.


The Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) in Accountancy and Finance degree is also accredited by ICAS, CIMA, CIPFA and ACCA who will grant you significant exemptions from their exams when you have a Stirling degree.


Semesters 1–3

You will take core modules in the following:



  • Accounting I
    An understanding of the basic concepts required to prepare and analyse financial statements.

  • Accounting II
    An examination of the basic accounting techniques used by management accountants to help in decision making and in the formulation of future plans.

  • Finance I
    An examination of the two key aspects of corporate finance: the financing decision and the investment decision. The evaluation of investment risk and return. Introduction to financial securities and financial markets. Basic principles of security valuation.


You are also required to study Economics (Introductory Economics), Business Management (The Global Business Environment) and Business Law.


Semesters 4–8

You will develop a critical understanding and analytical approach to subjects directly relevant to Accountancy and Finance.


Core advanced modules include:



  • External Reporting

  • Finance II

  • Accounting Information and Employment

  • Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions

  • Personal Financial Planning

  • Applied Management Accounting

  • Taxation

  • Advanced Financial Accounting

  • Auditing


You will choose further advanced modules in accountancy and finance from a list of electives.



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