You will enhance your expertise in decision-making about financial resources. You will also develop fresh approaches to solving problems at work by integrating knowledge from a variety of topics.
By studying in London, you will be in a world centre of business. You will also have opportunities to build a global network of contacts as London is home to over 100,000 international students.
The course covers strategic management accounting, financial management, business modelling and international financial reporting. There are also modules on how to manage projects and on the latest developments in business and management.
The University of Sunderland has a great reputation in business studies. Our Faculty of Business and Law inspires a 92% student satisfaction rate, according to the Student Experience Survey 2010.
In addition, 95% of our business graduates enter employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2015.
The University of Sunderland in London constantly reviews its courses in order to ensure our students are thoroughly prepared for the world of work. The modules on this undergraduate course for entry 2016 are being refreshed to equip you with the skills and knowledge in leadership, HR, finance and marketing you will need to succeed in the business world.
There will be an even greater focus on getting you work-ready and giving you an international outlook; and a range of extra-curricular activities will prepare you to take on a leading role in business. Full details will be published shortly on these pages. If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us.
MODULES ON THIS COURSE INCLUDE:
FINAL YEAR (TOP-UP) (NATIONAL LEVEL 6)
- Financial Management (20 Credits)
- Strategic Management Accounting (20 Credits)
- Business Modelling for Decision Makers (20 Credits)
- International Financial Reporting (20 Credits)
- Managing Projects (20 Credits)
- Contemporary Developments in Business and Management (20 Credits)
EMPLOYMENT AND CAREERS
95% of our business graduates enter employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2015.
A degree in accounting and financial management is highly relevant to the needs of organisations of all sizes. As well as opening doors to a rewarding job, it also helps you climb the ladder once you’re inside.
By completing the course you will be adding value to your employability and attractiveness as a professional. For example:
- You will develop expertise in business problem solving and decision making through the ‘Business Modelling for Decision Makers’ module, which integrates finance and quantitative techniques
- You will enhance your personal development and knowledge base through the ‘Contemporary Developments in Business and Management’ module
- You will develop the generic skill of project management through the ‘Managing Projects’ module, which involves analysing recent projects against key criteria such as risk, design and control
Examples of companies that have recruited students from the University of Sunderland include leading names in IT (Microsoft, IBM), consumer goods (P&G, Nike, Adidas), banking (Lloyds TSB), hospitality (Marriott Hotels, Starbucks), and the public sector (NHS).
We want students on every course to have the support they need to make the most of their investment in the future.
SUPPORT FOR YOUR LEARNING
Your tutors will guide you through the content of your course, ensuring a stimulating mix of teaching, group work and independent research. If you have individual queries or difficulties within subject areas, you can book an appointment with your tutor to gain more in-depth support and guidance.
SUPPORT FOR YOUR CAREER
During your course, and particularly towards the end of it, we encourage you to explore your career options, develop a career focus and make effective applications for jobs that take you where you want to go.