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Accounting - Sept 2012 Open Day

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    • Open DayAccounting and Finance BSc(Hons)Sue EndeanCourse Leader
    • What do we offer? A friendly, caring, learning environment Good student facilities (library, online journals, teaching rooms, hot desks) Wide range of sport and leisure activities Career-focussed courses
    • Brighton Business School Professional, dedicated teaching and administrative teams Wide mix of student nationalities and backgrounds Good research ranking in business and management Consultancy and research active Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) gold tuition provider
    • Undergraduate programmes Course structure - modular - lectures and seminars First year allows transfer opportunities All students supported by personal tutors PASS programme on year one – see later (peer assisted study sessions)
    • Accounting and Finance BSc(Hons) A challenging 3 or 4 year degree course with a reputation for producing outstanding graduates A relevant accounting degree recognised by the leading accountancy bodies Provides the opportunity to specialize in key areas such as accounting, finance and taxation
    • Course structure Year 1 Year Final 2 yearFinancial Accounting ✓ ✓ ✓Management Accounting ✓ ✓ ✓Financial Management ✓ ✓Economics ✓Financial Skills ✓Law ✓Ethics/Governance ✓Case studies ✓ ✓Choice of 2 options (from 25) ✓
    • Personal skills Year 1 Academic Skills Peer assisted study sessions Year 2 Case Study Analysis Optional Placement Year Final Year Advanced Case Study or Business Project (Individual)
    • Work placements You will have the opportunity to undertake a paid work placement during year 3 It significantly adds to your CV and many students return to university for their final year with firm job offers Placement companies include American Express, AXA Investment Managers, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Dow Jones, Ernst & Young, Financial Services Authority, FTSE Group, HM Revenue and Customs, Goldman Sachs International, KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group, LMDB Accountants, PricewaterhouseCoopers and The Bank of England
    • What our students say“My work placement year at American Express gave memore drive during the rest of my course.”“I worked there part-time during year 3 and thecontacts and work experience helped me geta permanent job at American Express aftergraduation.”“I would strongly encourage anyone to do aplacement.”Tanya Wadey2012 Graduate
    • Professional exemptionsCIMA Foundation level (all papers) Managerial Level (4 papers) Final Level – No exemptionsACCA Part 1 Knowledge (all 3 papers) Part 2 Skills (5 or 6* papers) Part 3 Professional – No exemptionsICAEW Preliminary Subjects – exemption Professional Stage (6 to 8* papers) Advanced Stage – No exemptions * Depends on option choices
    • Career focussed Careers Service in regular contact with over 1,800 businesses and organisations Finance and Accounting Forum discusses routes into the sector and what it is really like to work within it
    • Typical employers of our graduates Finance: American Express, Arcadia, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, British Airways, Fidelity Investments, Royal Bank of Scotland, Rank Xerox, Schroders. Accountancy – large firms: W.S.Atkins, British Alcan, Deloitte, Ericsson, EDF Energy, Grant Thornton, Inland Revenue, Insolvency Service , KPMG, Lloyds TSB, Mercedes, National Provident, Price Waterhouse Coopers. Accountancy – small/medium sized firms: Baker Tilly, Brighton Ford, Business Link, Hilton Sharp & Clark, Karen Earl Ltd, Mayflower, Moores Rowland, Newton & Garner, Queens Hotels, Stewart & Pellant. General administration: BUPA, Family Investments, BT, Cable & Wireless, Unigate Dairies.
    • Typical job areas for our graduates Typical job areas: Accountancy, Administration, Advertising, Buying/Purchasing, Computing, Distribution, Finance, Hotel and Leisure Management, Insurance, Marketing/Market Research, Retailing & Sales, Tax Typical job titles and functions: Trainee Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Audit Trainee, Portfolio Administrator, Financial Consultant, Risk Consultant, Project Manager, Trainee Buyer, Stock Controller, Assistant Manager
    • Requirements BBB (300 points) from 3 A-Levels GCSE Maths and English at minimum grade C BTEC National Diploma DDM International Baccalaureate 32 points (16 at Higher)
    • Thank you for attending this presentation