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BSC (Hons) Business Management (Management Accounting)

  • Course Type: Undergraduate Degree
  • Institution Code: P56
Course overview

What can this course lead to?

  • Just some of the future careers for graduates after completing the course include:
     
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Fund Accountant
  • Finance Controller
  • Finance Business Partner
  • Auditor
  • Business/Finance Analyst
  • Jobs in the banking and financial industries

You can also continue your development by studying professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Who is it for?

Thriving in the realm of business requires you to meet many elevated standards, and our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Management Accounting) program equips you with the adaptability, versatility, and extensive knowledge needed to surpass those expectations. This program integrates a robust foundation in financial and management accounting with a deep understanding of business strategy and the ability to lead an organisation. This potent combination distinguishes you for swift progression in any sector of modern business, regardless of location worldwide.
 
Ethics and sustainable business are covered, as is the ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally, to work in teams and to be able to think critically and solve problems. The teaching and learning includes a diverse and dynamic range of strategies including practical classes and workshops. Case studies will be used to both embed knowledge and understanding, but also to allow you to apply your skills in analysis and problem-solving. You will be supported to progress through the production of a range of types of outputs that would normally be required in business situations. The use of industry-specific software will improve your employability and allow a practical application of knowledge. Learning experiences have specifically been chosen to emulate the types of experience and skills that are required by the industry.
 
This curriculum is designed to deepen your understanding of how management accountants collaborate with managers, shareholders, and diverse stakeholders across various organisational settings, contributing to well-informed decision-making. This program provides you with the opportunity to pursue professional qualifications endorsed by esteemed bodies in management and management accounting, such as CIMA and CMI, contingent upon the completion of specific modules.

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What is covered?

You must take modules worth 120 credits at each level of the course. Each module is worth a specified number of credits.

Year one for full-time students (Level 4)

  • Academic and Professional Skills (15 credits)
  • Insight into Economics (15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting (30 credits)
  • Global Business Context (30 credits)
  • People, Planet and Profits (15 credits)
  • Insight into Marketing (15 credits )

Year two for full-time students (Level 5)

  • Career Management and Employability Skills (15 credits)
  • Company Accounts (15 credits)
  • Management Accounting: Decision and Control (30 credits)
  • Data Interpretation for Managers (15 credits)
  • Managing Finance in a Digital World (15 credits)
  • Research Project Preparation (15 credits)
  • Auditing & Internal Controls (15 credits)

Final year for full-time students (Level 6)

  • Undergraduate Major Project (30 credits)
  • Financial Risk Management (15 credits)
  • Corporate Reporting (15 credits)
  • Professional Accountant (15 credits)
  • Advanced Management Accounting (15 credits)
  • Managing Performance (15 credits)
  • Professional Placement (15 credits)
  • Preparation for Post-Graduate Study (15 credits)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

72 UCAS Points from a related subject and 5 GCSE grades C/4 or above including English and Maths.

If you have completed the Foundation Degree in Business Management at UCP you can start Level 6 of the BSc (Hons)Business Management to obtain a full honours degree.

Mature students or students who do not have the above qualifications can contact our admissions team on 01733 214466 or admissions@ucp.ac.uk to discuss equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience. For more information on EU and overseas qualifications, UCAS, accreditation of prior learning and failure to meet the entry requirements please visit www.ucp.ac.uk

Course information
Ucas Code
N230
Location
Peterborough
Start Date
September
Fees
The tuition fees for full-time undergraduate students will be £8,250 per year, which is lower compared with many other universities. Fees for part-time study are pro-rata depending on the number of credits you are studying (i.e. 90 credits per year will be 75% of the tuition fee). There may be additional costs for this course which are not covered by the tuition fee.
Duration

Full-time: 3 years (2 full days a week over two semesters per year)

Part-time: 4 years (1-2 full days a week over two semesters per year)

Validated by
The Open University
Tariff points
72
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