Canterbury Christ Church University - BSc Accounting

Canterbury Christ Church University

BSc Accounting

Gain a thorough understanding of accounting and open the door to a range of flexible career options.

Accounting is at the heart of all business decisions and encompasses a vast range of careers, from traditional auditing to global management consulting.

Christ Church Business School has strong professional links and provides great opportunities to gain work experience to prepare you for the future, including the chance to spend a year on a professional work placement.

You'll get to learn from industry guest speakers and connect with business and accounting firms at our popular 'Business Futures' weeks.

Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be 88-112 UCAS Tariff points. GCSE mathematics at grade C, or above (or equivalent) is required for single honours entry.

For more information on the IELTS (International English language Testing System) requirements for this course.

Career Prospects

Many graduates go on to study accounting at professional level. However, this versatile degree can help open doors to a variety of roles in business. The mentoring offered by our experienced team will guide and prepare you for your first business or professional accountancy role.

Course Details

You'll develop a broad understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and you'll become confident in the technical languages and practices of the sector, including: measurement and disclosure in financial statements; managerial accounting; auditing; taxation; business law and corporate finance.

You'll develop knowledge, critical analysis and interpersonal skills through lectures, seminars, workshops and a variety of assessment modes.

Areas you'll explore include:

  • financial accounting
  • economics
  • management accounting

In the first year, you'll gain a solid grounding in the challenges of managing organisations and information technology, and you'll start to develop the analytical skills that are required by employers.

In Years 2 and 3, you'll take a variety of core modules which prepare you for a professional career and you'll select optional modules so you can gain a broader understanding of the business world.

You'll have the opportunity to spend a year on professional work placement which is supported by a dedicated placement officer within the Business School. You can also take the Employability Skills module in Year 2 to help develop your skills in seeking and obtaining a work placement or internship.

Year 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Introduction to Management Accounting
Business and Information Analysis
Academic Skills for Success
Managing People in Organisations

Year 2

Management Accounting
International Financial Reporting
Corporate and Business Law
Employability Skills
Human Resources Management
Digital Business
Foundations of Finance
Project Management
Operations Management
Business and Sustainability
Research Methods
Managing not for Profit Organisations and Social Enterprises
Innovation and Enterprise Management
Management and Leadership
Retail Management
Employment Law
Intercultural Experience

Year 3

Contemporary Accounting Issues
Financial Management for Accountants
Audit and Assurance
Strategic Management
Knowledge Management
Business Ethics
Individual Study
Service Management
New Venture Creation
Organisational Change and Change Agents
International Business
Entrepreneurship in the Global Marketplace
Public Relations Planning and Strategy
Strategic Digital and Social Media Marketing
Retail Strategy
Intercultural Marketing Communication
Business Project

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