Accounting and Finance - City University London Undergraduate Open Day 2 July 2014

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Presentation about undergraduate courses at City University London's business school - Cass Business School. Course areas include business, management, finance and banking. Presentation was given as part of the programme of the City University London Undergraduate Open Day on 2nd July 2014.

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    1. 1. www.cass.city.ac.uk Dr Danielle Lyssimachou Course Director BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance
    2. 2. www.cass.city.ac.uk Choosing your university degree • Choosing to go to university… • What do you want to gain from your university experience? • Why Accounting & Finance?
    3. 3. www.cass.city.ac.uk Why choose to study Accounting & Finance at Cass Business School? • Reputation of Cass Business School in Accounting & Finance – world class research, but also constant interaction with the City of London • Located in the European Capital of Finance – Plenty of placement/internship opportunities • A professionally accredited degree, with an applied focus • Attracts high calibre students
    4. 4. www.cass.city.ac.uk Key features of the degree • In partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) • Offers the opportunity to obtain eight exemptions for the ACA qualification • 3 or 4 year degree, with optional paid 12-month placement or option to study abroad in 3rd year
    5. 5. www.cass.city.ac.uk STUDY ABROAD opportunities in top partner universities in: USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Argentina, Korea, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Norway, Holland INTERNSHIP & PLACEMENT opportunities: Accounting Banking Not-for-profit sector Asset Management Government BSc Accounting & Finance
    6. 6. www.cass.city.ac.uk Year 1 Course Structure BSc Accounting & Finance AUTUMN TERM • Introduction to Finance • Introduction to Financial Accounting • Foundation of Economics for Finance • Introduction to Business Law • Professional Skills SPRING TERM • Financial Institutions • Introduction to Management Accounting • Foundation of Economics for Finance • Introduction to Statistics 1 ELECTIVE: International Business Environment / Intro to Visual Basic / Intro to Management
    7. 7. www.cass.city.ac.uk Year 2 Course Structure BSc Accounting & Finance AUTUMN TERM • Assurance • Financial Accounting • Management Accounting • Financial Econometrics • Corporate Law SPRING TERM • Financial Markets • Financial Accounting 2 • Principles of Taxation CHOOSE 2 ELECTIVES in the Spring Term from: Company Valuation / Financial Analysis / Financial Economics / Personal Finance / Derivatives Trading & Hedging / Risk Analysis & Modelling / Portfolio Theory & Investment Valuation / Asset Management
    8. 8. www.cass.city.ac.uk Year 3 Course Structure BSc Accounting & Finance AUTUMN TERM • Final Year Project • Corporate Finance • Cases in Finance • Strategy for Business SPRING TERM • Final Year Project • Advanced Financial Accounting: Theory & Practice • Audit & Assurance • Taxation CHOOSE 2 ELECTIVES from, among others: Corporate Social Responsibility / Technical Analysis / Bank Strategy & Management / Asset Liability Management / Business Forecasting / Advanced Financial Economics / How not to lie with Statistics / Emerging Markets / Fixed Income Portfolio Management / Equity Investment Management
    9. 9. www.cass.city.ac.uk Studying for the degree Learning • 5 modules per term • Weekly lectures & tutorials (15 hours) • Active learning, involving in-class activities, class discussions and presentations • Guest lectures and visits (eg. IASB) Assessment • Coursework for all modules • Essays • Midterm tests • Presentations • Group projects • End of term exam Supported by an Academic Personal Tutor throughout your studies
    10. 10. www.cass.city.ac.uk Career Prospects Chartered Accountancy • Auditing • Taxation • Public sector • Consultancy Finance Industry • Investment Banking • Retail Banking • Corporate Finance • Asset Management
    11. 11. www.cass.city.ac.uk Admissions criteria • A-level: AAA (one subject must be maths or a science) • IB: 35 points • GCSE Maths: Grade A • GCSE English: Grade C • IELTS 6.5
    12. 12. www.cass.city.ac.uk A year from now, you will embark on a great new experience at university! Make sure to make the most of it!

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