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Business Administration with Accounting and Finance, BA Hons Undergraduate prospectus

  • Study on a course with strong links to local and national companies from Ford and BAe Systems to small and medium enterprises
  • Gain a flexible and useful qualification for a job in a wide range of sectors
  • Also available with Marketing, Accounting and Finance specialisms
  • Study in the only university in Kent to offer the full range of Engineering programmes and 3000sqm of specialist labs

Overview

Overview

This programme develops students' knowledge, skills and attitudes to administrative and management careers in business, specifically general management, accounting and finance. It provides students with the opportunities to pursue careers in business, accounting or financial consulting.

Graduates are equipped with both the practical skills that enhance their employability in the finance and accounting business sectors and the knowledge and broader cognitive, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills that provide the foundation for lifelong learning. In addition to the wider remit this programme also provides students with opportunities to gain knowledge in digital economy subject areas like IT and e-commerce.

Ranking

Our accounting and finance degrees are ranked third in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To ensure you have the confidence and competence to make sound business judgements in accounting and finance
  • To develop ability to analyse and conduct accounting and finance related research into organisations' business management and decision making
  • To explore the effect of the changing external environment in which organisations operate on their accounting and finance opportunities, with emphasis on local commerce
  • To develop your appreciation of the importance of business and aspects of accounting and finance on wider issues of trade, policy making and national economy.

What you'll study

Entry requirements

You should have:

104 UCAS points from A-levels, including a numerate subject (preferred). 

  • You will also need at least three GCSEs at grade C or above in English language and mathematics
  • We also accept alternative qualifications. To find out more, please contact us
  • If you have a closely related HND or foundation degree, you may be able to enter the programme in Year 3. This is at the discretion of the programme leader in consultation with the admissions team.

For more information, UK and EU applicants can contact courseinfo@gre.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

International applicants can contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 (0)20 8331 8136.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Assignments
  • Case studies
  • Presentations
  • Projects.

Professional recognition

Students are encouraged to become student members of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and build professional recognition through this degree and further study. The programme is accredited and supported by the Chartered Management Institute.

Careers

This programme prepares students for administrative and management careers in general management, accounting and finance in accounting and finance departments, the financial services sector, the public sector and non-profit-making organisations.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

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