Swansea University - Bay Campus
Swansea, Wales, UK
Accounting & Finance with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
Personal statement: Should be approximately 500 words long.
Two references are required.Two references for the applicant's academic and professional ability must be supplied.
About The Program
About The University
6.0 (Min Reading: 5.5, Min Writing: 5.5, Min Listening: 5.5, Min Speaking: 5.5)
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£3,000 will be awarded to all students who achieve AAA at A-Level (or equivalent: Scholarship Equivalence Table UK and EU). Achievement of an equivalent grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced qualification is recognised for the purposes of the award.
Each Scholarship will be worth £3,000 over three years (paid in three equal instalments - with £1,000 paid in the first year, £1,000 paid in the second year and £1,000 paid in the third year).
£2,000 will be awarded to all students who achieve AAB at A-Level (or equivalent: Scholarship Equivalence Table UK and EU). Achievement of an equivalent grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced qualification is recognised for the purposes of the award.
Each Scholarship will be worth £2,000 over three years (paid in three equal instalments - with £670 paid in the first year, £670 paid in the second year and £670 paid in the third year).
Are you looking for an Accounting degree to give you a competitive edge? The BSc Accounting degree at Swansea University will do just that.
If you want a career at one of the ‘big four’ accounting firms (Deloitte, EY, KPMG or PwC), or if see yourself as an accountant for a government body, small or large business, not-for-profit organisation, or individual, the BSc Accounting degree will equip you with everything you need.
This degree is ideal if you are dedicated to a career in accountancy. Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), this course can fast-track an accountancy career by permitting exemptions from key professional examinations.
As an accountant, you will play a fundamental role in the running of a business – big or small. Managing budgets and taxes, financial reporting, completing audits - all are critical in ensuring that a business or organisation runs as effectively and successfully as possible.
Why accounting at Swansea?
Ranked in the UK Top 10 for Graduate Prospects (Times Good University Guide 2020)
Accounting and Finance is a UK Top 20 Subject (Times Good University Guide 2020)
95% of our Accounting and Finance graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
An overall student satisfaction level of 90% (National Student Survey 2018)
Degree accreditation by nationally recognised bodies
ACCA - Up to 9 Fundamental Paper exemptions (subject to module selection)
A diverse student body from over 60 different countries
Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus
As an Accounting graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any desirable organisation.
Whether your target is EY, Deloitte, KPMG or PwC, this degree makes you a strong candidate for employment. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:
Accountant or actuary
Swansea University has been at the cutting edge of research and innovation since 1920. We have a long history of working with business and industry but today our world-class research has a much wider impact across the health, wealth, culture, and well-being of our society. The University's foundation stone was laid by King George V on 19 July 1920 and 89 students (including eight female students) enrolled that same year. By September 1939, there were 65 staff and 485 students. In 1947 there were just two permanent buildings on campus: Singleton Abbey and the library. The Principal, J S Fulton, recognised the need to expand the estate and had a vision of a self-contained community, with residential, social and academic facilities on a single site. His vision was to become the first university campus in the UK. By 1960 a large-scale development programme was underway that would see the construction of new halls of residence, the Maths and Science Tower, and College House (later renamed Fulton House). The 1960s also saw the development of the "finite element method" by Professor Olek Zienkiewicz. His technique revolutionised the design and engineering of manufactured products, and Swansea was starting to stake its claim as an institution that demanded to be taken seriously. Work began on the student village at Hendrefoelan in 1971, the South Wales Miners' Library was established in 1973 and the Taliesin Arts Centre opened on campus in 1984. The Regional Schools of Nursing transferred to Swansea in 1992, and the College of Medicine opened in 2001. Technium Digital was completed in 2005 and, barely two years later, the University opened its Institute of Life Science, which commercialises the results of research undertaken in the Swansea University Medical School. Work commenced on a second Institute of Life Science in 2009.
Candidates are expected to have achieved 70% in year XII
Candidates are expected to have achieved 70% Year XII including Standard XII in English - 70% or above (or equivalent).
Candidates are expected to have achieved a General Certificate of Education (Advanced level) - Three A Levels or equivalent. Minimum grades - BCC - AAB but it will depend on the course; including IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each part of the test (or equivalent).
-Bachelor degree (Pass) in humanities / commerce subject areas: Division II
-A Levels: AAB – BBB
UK IGCSE or A-LEVELS
A Levels with AAB plus EPQ B.
GCSEs: Minimum of Grade C in Mathematics and English or Welsh Language, and A-levels: BBB, or equivalents