UWE Bristol

BA Hons Business Management with Accounting and Finance Top Up

Top up your existing qualifications to an honours degree. This one-year course equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

This one-year BA(Hons) Business Management with Accounting and Finance top-up course combines specialist accredited modules in Accounting and Finance with a solid grounding in business. On successful completion you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

Why UWE Bristol?

Taught by leading experts, you'll develop crucial accounting skills and explore the fundamentals of global business from an operational to strategic level.

You'll be part of a supportive, well-connected department, with access to industry through guest speakers, real-life case studies with companies like PwC, KPMG, Sunlife, Lloyds Banking Group and Hargreaves Lansdown.

Where can it take me?

This course is designed to meet the needs of employers. Students graduate with valuable knowledge and experience of business environments that help them thrive in a competitive job market.

Our graduates go on to careers in finance, management, accountancy, marketing and human resources in both private and public sector organisations. Many progress to Master's level courses in areas such as financial management, marketing, human resource management and economics. Others gain professional qualifications alongside work, such as accountancy professional body qualifications like ACCA and CIMA.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics or Statistics, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as alternatives to GCSEs.
  • English Language Requirement:

    If English is not your first language, you will need to meet the UK Border Agency's and the University's minimum English language requirements such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) overall score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component.

You should hold an HND or Foundation Degree (or equivalent), or have successfully completed a course which is equivalent to the first two years of a UK honours degree (240 UK credit points (120 ECTS credits)) in an Accounting and Finance discipline.

Career Prospects

This broad business degree gives you diverse career pathways to choose from. There is high demand for graduates who understand business and finance and the role of strategic financial decision making in an organisation's success. This gives you a competitive place in the jobs market and opens up many career options.

These include careers in finance, management, accountancy, marketing and human resources in both private and public sector organisations.

Many students take up graduate management schemes, go on to further study or progress to teaching or research careers. Your career options are truly limitless - one of the benefits of a practical degree with a strong focus on employability.

Course Details

Academic and Professional Development
Accounting for Managers
Business Project
Business Project in Theory
Business Strategy
Managing Organisational Change.

Two optional modules from:
Completing Through Quality
Credit Risk Analysis and Management
Economics of International Financial Markets
Financial Crime
Financial Technology
International Business in Emerging Markets
International Financial Management
Investment Management
Islamic Banking and Finance
The Economics of Developing Countries
Virtual Business.

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