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BSc (Hons) Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience

Are you looking for the skills you need to achieve your ambitions in business or finance?

This degree is specifically designed to help you develop skills in seven key areas which are vital for accountants and business leaders; adding value, communication, decision-making, ethics and professionalism, problem-solving, teamwork and technical competence.

Part of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales' (ICAEW) Undergraduate Partnership Programme (UPP).

Course statistics

98%

of placement students achieved first or upper second class degrees between 2015-17

50

students joined this course in 2017

100%

of BSc Accounting placement students in employment or further study within 6 months (DLHE)

8

exemptions from ICAEW ACA exams (plus 9 from CIMA and 6 from ACCA)

World University Rankings

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5th in the UK and 21st in the world for Accounting & Finance (QS World University Rankings 2019)

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7th in the UK and 35th in the world for Business & Management Studies (QS World University Rankings 2019)

BSc Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
BSc (Hons)
Duration
4 years including a work placement
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAA. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting.
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades AAB. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Students  without  GCSE/IGCSE Maths at grade A (or 7) and English Language at B (or 6) will need 6 in SL Maths* and 5 in SL English (Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature). If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve 6.

*We do not currently accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) Accounting applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021

We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019. For this programme of study we will accept grade 6 in Standard Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

410 applications for 50 places (2018 entry)

How to apply
Apply via UCAS
UCAS course code
N401
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

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Top 5 reasons to study Accounting at Manchester

This unique, professionally-oriented course has been designed alongside the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Undergraduate Partnership Programme (UPP).

It will provide you with a fast track to an accountancy qualification and includes a one-year paid work placement in your third year.

Open days

For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit open days and visits .

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2020 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £24,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

You will receive a significant tuition fee discount for the placement year. UK students with a household income of up to £35,000 are also eligible to receive a  cash bursary  worth up to £2,000.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Manchester Bursary is available to UK students registered on an undergraduate degree course at Alliance MBS who have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance England. 

In addition, Alliance MBS will award a range of Social Responsibility Scholarships to UK/EU and international students. These awards are worth £2,000 per year across three years of study. You must achieve AAA at A-level (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a significant contribution and commitment to social responsibility. The School will also award a number of International Stellar Scholarships to international students achieving AAA at A-level (or equivalent). Additional eligibility criteria apply - please see our scholarship pages for full details.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Alliance Manchester Business School
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 3425/3095
Email
Website
https://www.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/bsc-hons-accounting-with-industrialprofessional-experience/
School/Faculty overview
Alliance Manchester Business School was established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. Today, we are the UK's largest campus-based business and management school, and 'Original Thinking Applied' is at the heart of everything we do. Find out more .

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