BSc (Hons) Accounting
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).
This course is also available with a work placement
students joined this course in 2019
of BSc Accounting students in employment or further study within 6 months (Discover Uni 2020)
exemptions from ICAEW ACA exams (plus 9 from CIMA and 6 from ACCA)
World University Rankings
5th in the UK and 21st in the world for Accounting & Finance (QS World University Rankings 2020)
7th in the UK and 30th in the world for Business & Management Studies (QS World University Rankings 2020)
BSc Accounting / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- BSc (Hons)
- 3 years full-time
- Typical A-level offer
Grades AAA. Native languages accepted. General Studies accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. We expect you to complete three A-levels in one sitting and will also consider the subjects you have taken - view our full entry requirements for more information.
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades AAB. Native languages accepted. General Studies accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. We expect you to complete three A-levels in one sitting and will also consider the subjects you have taken - view our full entry requirements for more information.
- 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.
- Number of places/applicants
492 applications for 53 places (2020 entry)
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
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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.
For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit open days and visits .
Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2021 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £25,000 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).
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.
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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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