Cardiff Metropolitan University

BSc (Hons) International Accounting and Finance (Top-Up) - Degree

This International Accounting and Finance degree is a one year top-up to enable students to complete a BSc (Hons) International Accounting and Finance. This course is ideal if you have a diploma from anywhere in the world and wish to convert it into an honours degree as well as understand more about the subject. 

The one year top-up covers the key concepts of accounting and finance and provides students with a more detailed understanding of the subject area in a practical and theoretical context. The course will equip students with the tools and analytical capabilities to identify and resolve complex problems in a dynamic and strategic way. In addition, this programme will provide students with highly transferable skills as well as a deep knowledge of a broad range of financial software. 

This programme will enhance your understanding of accounting and finance. The first semester will be shared with the International Banking and Finance top-up and the second semester will be more focused on accounting practices and principles, such as financial accounting and reporting. 

The teaching will involve lecturers, workshops and seminars which will have both academic knowledge and practical experience. The practical experience will include the use of financial software, to teach you the skills you need for the workplace or further study after graduation.

Entry Requirements

The major criteria for selection of candidates is that they must demonstrate they are capable of succeeding on a degree programme in International Accounting and Finance.

Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent.

Career Prospects

The primary aim of this degree programme is to develop theoretical understanding of the key concepts of the area of accounting and finance. It will enable students to decide whether they want to continue their studies to become a qualified accountant.

Graduates will find a wide variety of career opportunities within the accounting and finance sector, as well as the majority of the other industrial sectors (both public and private), including financial and professional services, risk analysis, and management or financial accounting opportunities.

On successful completion of this degree programme, there are also further taught postgraduate study options across Accounting, Banking, Economics and Finance here at Cardiff Met, as well as research and PhD programmes.

Course Details

All modules listed are core and are 20 credits.

Semester 1

Performance management and accounting
Financial management for decision making
Finance for international business

Semester 2

Investment market concepts
Financial reporting
Corporate finance and risk

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