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BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management (Top-Up) is designed for people who want to gain a full undergraduate degree. The course takes a minimum of nine months and a maximum of three years. You can study full-time or, if you prefer, part-time to fit around existing commitments. You will also qualify for our MAPS (Making Achievement Possible at Sunderland) programmes. These integrate support for study skills and future employability and are provided by our team of full-time Student Academic Advisors.
A typical week for you will include a mix of lectures, seminars and ‘surgeries’. You’ll spend significant amounts of time in independent preparation and assignments.
Your progress will be assessed by written exams, case studies, assignments, and reports.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.
The annual fee for this course is:
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
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.
Enhance your personal development and knowledge base through the ‘Contemporary Developments in Business and Management’ module.
Examples of companies that have recruited students from 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).
The University supports student-led initiatives that help you gain practical experience of management. The Business Student Society organises events and guest speakers, as well as attending tours of various companies. With its professional approach, it’s a great way to put into practice the lessons about how to make organisations function effectively. There is something for every student who is studying a subject related to business.
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