Management and Professional Accounting HNC/HND/BA (Hons) Degree (N400, 004N, NN1K)

 


Coventry University



Management and Professional Accounting

HNC/HND/BA (Hons) Degree


Requirements / Wymagania

PRZEDMIOT POZIOM PODSTAWOWY POZIOM ROZSZERZONY
Minimum 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym (j. ang. się wlicza) - minimum 55%
J. angielski - minimum 75%
Średnia z matury 40% 40%
Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury 6.0, żaden z komponentów nie może być niższy niż 5.5 -
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Overview

Accountancy is a vital function in business. An accountant is a key member of the management team in any organisation, fulfilling an important role in business development. The ability to produce quality financial data is integral to strategic decision-making. Accountants and financial officers are in demand in both the public and private sector, as well as in not for-profit organisations such as charities. We will aim to equip you with the necessary knowledge and wide range of skills to help you get into the accounting profession.

Why choose this course? 

Accounting Technician HNC

The HNC programme is year one of the Management and Professional Accounting BA (Hons) Degree. This course explores the financial practices, techniques and tools used in an accounting role in business and financial sectors and covers a broad range of topics from financial statements to credit management control. This course will also enable you to develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you to continue your studies at HND and BA (Hons) Degree levels should you wish to gain higher level academic qualifications and/or professional qualifications.

Accounting HND

You can apply to this course directly or it can be a progression from successfully completing the HNC programme. The HND programme is year two of a degree course. This course focuses strongly on the role of the accounting profession, legislation and governance together with management and leadership in accounting. It covers a broad range of topics, from preparing financial statements and records to theories and models of management decision-making. You should also develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you to continue your studies at BA (Hons) Degree level should you wish to gain a higher level academic qualification and/or professional qualifications.

Management and Professional Accounting BA (Hons) Degree

Focusing on assurance, advanced taxation and financial management, this course covers a broad range of topics, from theories and models of taxation to a critical exploration of financial management theories and models. You should also be able to develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you to gain professional qualifications.

The employability of graduates is a critical success factor and market research has shown that increasingly employers consider job applicants who hold professional qualifications in addition to academic ones to be of greater value in the labour market. The curriculum design team have used, as the basis for elements of this programme, standards used by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) , the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) which are widely recognised qualifications by employers and respected by the profession.



 


What will I learn? 

Accounting Technician HNC (year 1)

  • Financial statements, internal control and systems
  • Budgeting
  • Principles of taxation
  • Credit management and control

On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Language and practices – a range of contexts in which accounting can be seen as operating, not only within business entities, including a critical understanding of market theories. You will also cover elements from Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 4 and Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) Level 4 Diploma for small and medium enterprises (SME) Financial Accounting;
  • Preparation and recording – you will cover the main methods and techniques of recording and summarising transactions and preparing financial statements. You will also look at elements from AAT Level 4 and IFA Level 4 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants including costing, monitor performance and make recommendations to enhance value, prepare forecasts of income and expenditure;
  • Analytical tools and techniques – you will look at the key tools and techniques utilised to analyse organisational performance, prepare budgets and construct reliable forecasts. You will also cover elements from AAT Level 4 and IFA Level 4 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants including costing, monitor performance and make recommendations to enhance value, prepare forecasts of income and expenditure, prepare draft budget proposals;
  • Business strategy analysis – you will look at the theories, models, frameworks, tasks and roles of management together with rational analysis and other processes of decision making within organisations and in relation to the external environment. You will also cover elements from AAT Level 4 including the theories and models related to the use and improvement of accounting systems to improve governance and compliance;
  • Financial management – you will study elements from AAT Level 4 and IFA Level 4 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants; sources of finance; advising management on working capital and granting of credit; and monitoring performance.

Accounting HND (year 2)

  • Business finance
  • Management information
  • Accounting for business
  • Law for accounting

On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Accounting context – you will study elements from Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Certificate in Finance, Accountancy and Business (CFAB): Business objectives, functions and business structures. The role of accounting and finance, the role of the accounting profession and the impact of the external environment;
  • Preparation and recording – you will cover elements from the ICAEW CFAB and Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) Level 5 Diploma for small and medium enterprises (SME) Financial Managers to include a critical examination of methods of preparing financial statements including the maintenance of financial records;
  • Analytical tools and techniques – you will cover elements from ICAEW CFAB and IFA Level 5 Diploma for SME Financial Managers to include Critical analysis of pricing theory and models. Theories and models of management decision making and performance management using analytical tools and techniques;
  • Business strategy analysis – you will cover elements from ICAEW CFAB to include processes and business structure, governance, sustainability, corporate responsibility and ethical culture;
  • Financial management – you will look at the elements from Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 4 and IFA Level 4 and 5 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants; sources of finance including advising management on working capital and granting of credit.

Management and Professional Accounting BA (Hons) Degree (year 3)

  • Financial statements, internal control and systems
  • Budgeting
  • Principles of taxation
  • Credit management and control
  • Business finance
  • Management information
  • Accounting for business
  • Law for accounting
  • Business strategy analysis
  • Assurance
  • Budgeting
  • Advanced taxation
  • Financial management

On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Accounting context – you will look at a range of contexts in which accounting can be seen as operating, not only within business entities, including a critical understanding of market theories. You will also cover elements from ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accountancy and Business (CFAB) including business objectives, functions and business structures. The role of accounting and finance, the role of the accounting profession and the impact of the external environment. Also, core micro and macro-economic theory related to business objectives, functions and business structures, the role of accounting and finance and the impact of the external environment, business-related micro and macroeconomic theory;
  • Language and practices – the main current language and common practices used within accounting contexts, as well as a number of alternative practices, such as alternative recognition rules and valuation bases, approaches to control and decision making. You will also look at elements from ICAEW CFAB and IFA Level 5 Diploma for small and medium enterprises (SME) Financial Managers to include theories and models of taxation including; tax administration, corporation tax, and Value Added Tax (VAT);
  • Preparation and recording – methods of preparing financial statements, including the maintenance of financial records. You will look at the main methods and techniques of recording and summarising transactions and preparing financial statements. You will also cover elements from the ICAEW CFAB and IFA Level 5 Diploma for SME Financial Managers to include a critical examination of methods of preparing financial statements including the maintenance of financial records;
  • Analytical tools and techniques – theories and models of pricing, management decision making and performance management using analytical tools and techniques you will look at the key tools and techniques utilised to analyse organisational performance, prepare budgets and construct reliable forecasts. You will also cover elements from ICAEW CFAB and IFA Level 5 Diploma for SME Financial Managers to include critical analysis of pricing theory and models;
  • Legislation and governance – assurance and professional ethics, the impact of civil law on business and professional services, company and insolvency law;
  • Management and leadership – theories related to planning activities, competence reviews, monitoring performance, coordination of activities and effective communication;
  • Business strategy analysis – you will study the theories, models, frameworks, tasks and roles of management together with rational analysis and other processes of decision making within organisations and in relation to the external environment. You will also cover elements from ICAEW unit on business strategy: critical evaluation of strategic position, strategic options and strategic implementation impacting organisations;
  • Financial management – you will study the theoretical tools and theories of finance and their relevance and application to theoretical and practical problems: capital budgeting criteria, asset pricing models and the valuation of securities and cost of capital risk management, term structure and the movement of interest rates and determination of exchange rates. You will also look at the elements from AAT Level 4 and IFA Level 4 and 5 Diploma for SME Financial Accountants. 


How will this course be taught? 

This course will be taught through a variety of methods – lectures, tutorials, self-directed learning, textbooks, module webs, scenario-based learning sets, professional libraries and resources, journals and case studies, seminars, discussion forums and peer-to-peer learning.

How will I be assessed? 

Assessments will take the form of individual and group coursework, which is vocationally relevant. The wide range of assessment techniques used will ensure that you have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in full.

There are no traditional final examinations to worry about. Instead, we will assess your learning through course work and phase tests. Assessments take place during and at the end of each six-week block.

Teaching contact hours 

As a full-time student a normal learning block will mean that you get 18 hours of teaching each week in groups of approximately 25-50 students. Depending on the course you have chosen, you will attend morning (9.00-13.00) or afternoon (14.00-18.00) sessions. You will also need to attend one two-hour tutorial each week.


How will this course enhance my career prospects? 

Accounting Technician HNC

Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to continue your studies to gain a HND or BA (Hons) Degree in Accounting within CU Scarborough. This course will also provide you with a good range of skills that could improve your employability. Roles that you could apply for at this stage could be an accounting technician or trainee accountant, getting you on the first rung of your career ladder.

Accounting HND

Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to continue your studies to gain a BA (Hons) Degree in Accounting within CU Scarborough. A HND qualification can also help you to enter the world of accounting at trainee level so that you can then progress your career as you gain work experience. Other jobs may include financial assistant and financial controller.

Management and Professional Accounting BA (Hons) Degree

Successful completion of this course can enhance your ability to apply for accounting positions within various organisations. You could also look for jobs such as trainee finance manager or trainee financial controller - positions that have a level of responsibility and good salary prospects.


   


How much does it cost?

Full-time course is: £6,009 per year

For the academic year 2017/18, each six week block will cost £1,502.25. A full academic year is made up of four of these blocks, so this means that a normal full-time year is £6,009. This covers some of your learning materials, all your classes and online tutorials.

The part-time course fee is dependent on how many modules you choose to study in an academic year.

Each stage of the qualification (HNC/HND/Degree) will require you to complete four academic blocks. You can study up to four blocks in one academic year or study at a slower pace (usually three academic blocks per year). Please note if you do study at a slower pace you will need to re-enrol to complete your studies in the next academic year.

For the academic year 2017/18 each block for part-time students will cost £1,502.25. Therefore, the total fee per stage of your qualification if completed in the academic year 2017/18 is: £6,009.

Funding

As a full-time student or part-time student resident in the UK or EU, you can apply for a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees at Student Finance England. 


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