BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management

BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management
Bloomsbury Institute - London
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BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management

The Foundation in Business, Management and Study Skills is run online and provides direct entry to the BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management.

Programme Overview

The Accounting and Financial Management degree is designed to develop and enhance employability skills – preparing you for successful careers within numerous sectors, both public and private, in the UK and internationally.

The courses are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

The overall aims of the BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management courses are to:

  1. Provide students with a rigorous and coherent study of the theory and practice of accounting and financial management.
  2. Develop students’ understanding of how accounting and financial management is shaped by and impacts on legal, ethical, social, political, environmental and economic norms.
  3. Develop students’ critical understanding of ethical principles and practice, and their ability to readily identify ethical questions and dilemmas and supply appropriate solutions, thus equipping graduates to become effective global citizens.
  4. Transform students into independent and critical learners, and to develop their subject-specific/practical skills of independent research, enquiry, analysis, synthesis, critical evaluation, devising and sustaining arguments, decision-making in complex and unpredictable contexts, and problem-solving.
  5. Develop students’ key transferable skills that will enhance and augment their personal, educational and career development
  6. Through a process of Personal Development Planning, empower students to reflect upon their own learning, performance, experiences and achievements and to plan for their personal, educational and career development.
  7. Prepare and provide support for students to secure an internship. 8. Provide employers (nationally and globally) with adaptable and transformative graduates who possess the specialist accounting and finance knowledge and/or skills needed in their sector.

9. Meet the requirements of the accounting professional bodies so that students can gain exemptions from professional body examinations.

BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management

“There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting” – David Letterman

Why do this Programme?

Throughout your degree, you’ll get free, exclusive student membership to both ACCA and CIMA, unlocking online support and communities as well as technical and career resources. When you graduate you will be exempt from 9 out of the 14 ACCA examinations and 9 out of 13 ACCA and 8 and out 13 CIMA examinations. These exemptions will place you significantly ahead of graduates from most universities in terms of starting your career as a professional accountant. Bloomsbury Institute is a leader in the sector in terms of the number of exemptions you will be eligible for.

Career Prospects

Graduates are well-placed to pursue successful careers in accounting practices, banking firms, charities, and big names such as the NHS and HMRC.