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Accounting and Finance BSc - June 2013 open day



Open Day presentation for University of Brighton's Accounting and Finance BSc degree course. June 2013.

Open Day presentation for University of Brighton's Accounting and Finance BSc degree course. June 2013.



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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 andadministrative teams Wide mix of student nationalities andbackgrounds Good research ranking inbusiness and management Consultancy and researchactive Association of CharteredCertified 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 areputation for producing outstanding graduates A relevant accounting degree recognised by theleading accountancy bodies Provides the opportunity to specialize in keyareas such as accounting, finance and taxation
  • Course structureYear 1 Year2FinalyearFinancial Accounting ✓ ✓ ✓Management Accounting ✓ ✓ ✓Financial Management ✓ ✓Economics ✓Financial Skills ✓Law ✓Ethics/Governance ✓Case studies ✓ ✓Choice of 2 options (from 25) ✓
  • Personal skillsYear 1 Academic SkillsPeer assisted study sessionsYear 2 Case Study AnalysisOptional Placement YearFinal Year Advanced Case StudyorBusiness Project (Individual)
  • Work placements You will have the opportunity to undertake a paid workplacement during year 3 It significantly adds to your CV and many students returnto university for their final year with firm job offers Placement companies include American Express, AXAInvestment Managers, Bank of America Merrill Lynch,Credit Suisse, Dow Jones, Ernst & Young, FinancialServices Authority, FTSE Group, HM Revenue andCustoms, Goldman Sachs International, KPMG, LloydsBanking 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 – exemptionProfessional Stage (6 to 8* papers)Advanced Stage – No exemptions* Depends on option choices
  • Career focussed Careers Service in regular contact with over 1,800businesses and organisations Finance and Accounting Forum discusses routes into thesector and what it is really like to work within it
  • Typical employers of our graduates Finance: American Express, Arcadia, Commonwealth Bankof Australia, British Airways, Fidelity Investments, RoyalBank of Scotland, Rank Xerox, Schroders. Accountancy – large firms: W.S.Atkins, British Alcan,Deloitte, Ericsson, EDF Energy, Grant Thornton, InlandRevenue, 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, KarenEarl 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, StockController, 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