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 2022
of BSc Accounting students in employment or further study within 15 months (Discover Uni 2022)
exemptions from ICAEW ACA exams (plus 9 from CIMA and 6 from ACCA)
World University Rankings
5th in the UK and 18th in the world for Accounting & Finance (QS World University Rankings 2022)
7th in the UK and 32nd in the world for Business & Management Studies (QS World University Rankings 2022)
BSc Accounting / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Science (BSc)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical contextual A-level offer
AABFind out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.
Students without GCSE/iGCSE Maths at grade A (or 7) will need to achieve 6 in any one of the following SL subjects; Maths, Maths: Analysis and Approaches or Maths: Applications and Interpretation. Alternatively we can accept grade 6 in Middle Years Programme Maths. We do not accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) Accounting applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.
Students without GCSE/iGCSE English Language at B (or 6) will need to achieve 4 in SL Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature. If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve a 6.
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.
- How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
*Applications to this programme are now closed for 2023 entry.
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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.
We're continuously reviewing all of our recruitment events on campus, and now offer a blend of in-person and virtual activities.
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Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set. For entry in 2023 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2024 entry.
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).
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 and international/EU students.
These awards are worth £2,000 per year across three years of study.
You must achieve AAA at A-level (or equivalent qualification) 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 qualification). Applicants who exceed AAA and/or have supplementary qualifications (such as EPQ) will receive additional consideration.
Additional eligibility criteria apply - please see our scholarship pages for full details.
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