Coventry University London

Accounting and Finance for International Business top up BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance for International Business Top-up course is aimed at students who already hold a Level 5 qualification in a related field. Typically the student would hold a qualification such as a Higher National Diploma (HND), or equivalent professional qualifications.

The BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance for International Business Top-up is a FHEQ level 6 (single stage course), which is effectively the third year of a standard UK undergraduate degree course. The course is designed to appeal to students who are looking at achieving a higher qualification to boost their career or academic prospects by attaining a Bachelor’s degree, upon successful completion, that helps to prepare them for the international business marketplace or postgraduate study in the United Kingdom and abroad.


Career Prospects

On graduation, you’ll be ready to begin or advance a high-flying career in finance and accounting, or a related business discipline, anywhere in the world.

The course aims to develop students as individuals who are well-equipped to meet potential management challenges of the future. They will, therefore, emerge from the course with well-developed skills of analysis, clear perspectives on financial strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills, all of which are demanded by employers in the private, public, Accounting and Finance sectors.

This course is currently accredited by leading accountancy bodies including ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW, which means you should be well-prepared to sit exams to qualify as an accountant, and you may be exempt from certain some exams with ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW. Please note that this is subject to criteria and fees. See the Accreditation and Professional Recognition section for further information.

On successful completion, students should be well placed to pursue a wide variety of careers in finance, management, accounting, banking, personal and corporate finance and IT in private, public and third sector organisations.

Where our graduates work

The financial acumen, business skills and global outlook you’ll have begun to develop will be superb preparation for a career anywhere, in any professional or management role. Some of our graduates have joined ‘big four’ international accounting and consultancy firms. Others have gone into banking, investment, insurance, business, government or the charity sector, either in the UK or internationally.

You might decide to become an accountant and then to work within a private business or at a global accountancy firm. On the other hand, you could go into consultancy; specialise in taxation or financial analysis; become an independent financial advisor; or even start your own business.

Course Details

Coventry University London offers the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance for International Business (Top-up) course which is designed with specific emphasis on accounting, finance and international business. The design features aim to develop both academic proficiency and employability, to give students an opportunity to build a sound theoretical and intellectual base, complimented by a wide range of theoretical and practical expertise to help prepare them for potential employment and/or postgraduate study, upon successful completion of the course.

The aim is to provide students with the opportunity to develop the practical skills and experience required if they enter industry, and so that upon successful completion, they have the confidence to enable them to provide sound financial advice and make effective financial decisions.

Benefits of successfully completing the course include providing a wide range of professional skills, including: team working; critical evaluation; self-directed learning; problem-solving; action planning and organising; written and oral communication; questioning and listening. The following personal qualities will also be explored in this course: achievement orientation; initiative and creativity; self-confidence; decisiveness; reflectiveness; adaptability and flexibility.

The course is designed to attract students who have had a wide and relevant industry experience and a background in one or more of the three areas: accounting, finance and/or international business, who are looking to upgrade or refresh their knowledge at Level 6. If you wish to find out if your experience or if your entry criteria academically would be accepted please contact registry.london@coventry.ac.uk.

The course is designed to be global in that it aims to attract a global student body. It also aims to reflect business systems, standards and practices from around the world and draws upon international case studies with the objective of fostering intercultural fluency among students. Therefore, the course aims to develop students’ skills of analysis, clear perspectives on financial strategy and strategic thinking. Further, students will be expected to be more prepared in applying highly effective methods of communication, all of which are expected within industry. On successful completion, students should be well placed to pursue a wide variety of careers in finance, management, accounting, banking, personal and corporate finance and IT in private, public and third sector organisations.

The course aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop the practical skills and experience required if they enter industry upon successful completion, and so that graduates have the confidence to enable them to provide sound financial advice and make effective financial decisions.

The course is designed to be global in that it aims to attract a global student body. It also aims to reflect business systems, standards and practices from around the world and draws upon international case studies with the objective of fostering intercultural fluency among students. Therefore, the course aims to develop students’ skills of analysis, clear perspectives on financial strategy and strategic thinking. Further, students will be expected to be more prepared in applying highly effective methods of communication, all of which are expected within industry. On successful completion, students should be well placed to pursue a wide variety of careers in finance, management, accounting, banking, personal and corporate finance and IT in private, public and third sector organisations.

Term A

6005AFE Financial Management
6020AFE Financial Reporting
6022AFE International Business in Emerging Markets

Term B

6018AFE Audit and Assuranc
e6021AFE Corporate Reporting and Analysis
6023AFE Strategy and International Business Simulation

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