* Subject to approval
Accounting and finance are at the very heart of all business operations. From banking to manufacturing, from huge service industries to micro businesses, the ability to manage, plan and account for money is the key driver of economic growth and still the ultimate measure of business success.
• Our tutors have years of professional accounting, auditing and teaching experience.
• The course meets the growing demand for finance and accounting professionals.
• You will have the opportunity to join professional networks.
• You will get part exemption from ACCA professional accounting examinations.
More reasons to choose Leeds Trinity University
A qualification in accounting and finance opens the door to a wide range of rewarding and prestigious professions
and careers; influencing and informing business operations and strategy, driving policy and delivering jobs, prosperity
We draw on a wide range of resources and current practice
to provide you with a fast-paced, relevant programme
which is a genuine ‘head start’ for your future in the
business world. Your tutors are professionally qualified,
with many years’ experience working in the professions and
industries studied, bringing to life the theories and skills
required to enable you to plan your future with confidence.
You will have the opportunity of undertaking two extended
placements in the industry of your choice, experiencing
daily life in your planned career and building your own
network of connections for the future.
Read our full course terms and conditions.
On this course you will study a range of modules which may include:
On this course you will study a range of modules which may include the following:
A variety of assessment methods are used, matched to the learning outcomes for the programme, to enable students to demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that they have developed. There is some scope for students to be involved in negotiating and evaluating some assessment.
In addition to each of your module assessments you will take a programme level assessment in each of the first and second year of your programme. This is designed to assess your understanding of everything you have been taught and to help you to understand how different elements of your degree fit together to make a coherent programme.
You will be given weekly directed activities to complete in each module. These will contribute marks towards the final module assessment and reward engagement with the content of the module. They will also help you to check your understanding of what has been taught. Some of these activities may include further reading or preparation tasks for seminars. Some of the tasks will be completed online and may include quizzes which provide you with instant feedback on your understanding of the module content. In some modules lecturers may place some of the taught content on videos which you may be required to watch prior to attending a class. This will free up time for you to work on meaningful projects in class.
Assessment in Accounting and Business additionally enables students to gain exemption from all or part of the Foundation stage examinations for ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).
Assessments tailored to this course include the production of portfolios of work, individual and group presentations as well as coursework reports research projects and more traditional seen and unseen exam papers.
On this programme there are some assessments which are marked on a pass/fail basis rather than graded. Please note that these assessments are excluded from the calculations made to produce the figures published in the Key Information Set (KIS) for this programme/subject.
Other requirements: For the old GCSE system we require grade C or above and for the new GCSE grading system we will accept grade 4 or higher in both English Language and Maths.
We welcome students with a wide range of qualifications such as A Levels, BTECs and accredited Access courses. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.
We accept a variety of international equivalent qualifications and Leeds Trinity interviews international candidates before a final decision is made. Typically, this is a call at a mutually convenient time.
If you are unsure about the acceptance of a particular qualification you can check with our Admissions Team on 0113 283 7123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuition fees cost £9,250 a year for this course in 2017-18. Part-time tuition fees would be pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studying. Tuition fees may rise with inflation in future years. Tuition fees for 2018-19 will be set in summer 2017. Find out more
Tuition fees cost £11,250 per year for this course starting in 2017-18. Part-time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. Tuition fees for 2018-19 will be set in summer 2017. Find out more
With 25 years’ experience at a senior level working in accounting, audit and taxation, I'm the Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Accounting and Business.
With a passion for training the next generation of aspiring accountants, I believe this degree offers the best combination of academic excellence and accounting expertise.
Our students also get the opportunity to claim exemption from some ACCA professional examinations* to kick-start their career. *Subject to validation
Academic staff profiles
Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Business course is fast paced and explores current and emerging best practice, offering students a blend of practical accounting and financial management skills as an excellent preparation for a range of careers in banking, brokerage, financial services or life as a professional accountant.
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I feel this is an excellent opportunity for the student to get experience and is also great that students need to organise it themselves and learn how the world of employment works.
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More about placements
Graduates can go into a variety of different roles
within the economy. These occupations include
retail, merchant banking, corporate finance,
stockbroking and investment appraisal, business development and accountancy. You could also
be self-employed in the manufacturing and
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100% of our Accounting and Business students agree
that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to (NSS 2016).
94% of our Accounting and Business students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching (NSS 2016).
We're ranked 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction with feedback and assessment, according to the 2016 Guardian's University Guide.
We arrange over 1,200 professional work placements for our students every year.
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