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BSc (Hons) Accounting

This unique, specialist accounting degree provides a fast-track to chartered accountancy status.

This undergraduate degree in accounting is part of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Undergraduate Partnership Programme (UPP). It provides a fast-track to chartered accountancy status. Gain 8 exemptions from ICAEW ACA exams and develop a real-world attitude to business.

This accounting degree course is also available with a work placement.

Course statistics

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This course is also available with a work placement

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)

Key rankings

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Ranked 4th in the UK for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

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Ranked 22nd in the world for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

BSc Accounting / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
BSc (Hons)
Duration
3 years full-time
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.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

410 applications for 50 places (2018 entry)

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

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 the four-year degree  offers you the opportunity of a full-year paid work placement in your third year of study.

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.

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 3425/3401
Email
Website
https://www.mbs.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/bsc-hons-accounting/
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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