This applied and contemporary degree combines a solid grounding in all aspects of Business Management with specialist, accredited modules in Accounting and Finance which will gain you exemptions from professional examinations with the leading accounting bodies when undertaking further study.
|Course Title||BA(Hons) Business Management with Accounting & Finance|
|Awarding Body||UWE Bristol (University of the West of England, Bristol UK)|
|Study Mode||Full time|
|Credits||360 (UK Credits)|
|Entry Requirements||See Entry Requirements below|
|Campus||Larnaca and Paphos|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|State Grant||Up to €3417|
|Next Start Date||October 2019|
Accounting and finance are crucial to a successful business and as a result demand for skilled and knowledgeable graduates is always high. Combined with Business, the degree broadens knowledge, opens up a number of career paths and provides context when relating theory and practice to real-world businesses.
This applied and contemporary degree combines a solid grounding in all aspects of Business Management with more specialist, accredited modules in Accounting and Finance. You can also gain exemptions from professional examinations with leading accounting bodies. Taught by experts, you will develop crucial business skills and explore the fundamentals of a modern, global business from an operational to a strategic level.
Teaching and Learning
The course is taught through a diverse mix of learning environments including face-to-face tutor-led, independent student-led, and group projects. Lectures, workshops / seminars and group project work account for 12 hours of contact time per week and you will spend at least as much time again in independent study including research, online work and preparation for assessment. Guest speakers and real-life case studies broaden knowledge of the industry and ensure graduates are work-ready and informed of the latest developments in the field.
You will be assessed through a mix of coursework and examinations, all of which aim to assess not only what you know and can do but also develop the graduate attributes that are valued by employers. These attributes include communication and presentation skills, IT and numeracy skills, teamwork, project and time management skills as well as the intellectual skills of problem-solving, critical thinking, analysis and evaluation, creativity and innovation.
Coursework comes in many different forms: essays and reports; business plans and applied research projects; portfolios and weekly notes; assessed group and individual presentations and posters. You will also be required to reflect and comment on your own learning and personal development.
Enrolment and Duration
This 3-year full-time programme comprises 23 core modules. Each year commences in late September or in some cases, early October and runs for a period of 32 weeks. Students may enroll up to 2 weeks before the course starting date, however, early enrolment is advised as places are limited.
Candidates must be at least 17 years of age by 1st September of the year they wish to enter the course and must hold a Secondary School Diploma. Candidates will also be required to be proficient in the English Language to be considered for enrolment on to this course.
To achieve the BA(Hons) degree in Business Management with Accounting and Finance, you must complete all modules (360 credits). If for any reason, you are unable to complete the full course you may qualify for a Certificate or Diploma providing you have completed the minimum number of required credits. (See ‘Course Modules’)
The high-level demand for graduates with this degree makes it an ideal launch pad for a career in finance, management, accountancy, marketing and human resources in both private and public sector organisations. Our graduates leave with crucial business skills, diverse career paths and valuable knowledge and experience of real business environments to thrive in a competitive job market with a fast-paced, ever-changing global economy. Many students continue their studies at Alexander College at postgraduate level in Business Management, Accounting & Finance or the MBA which features specialization pathways in Management, Procurement or a combination of both. Due to the flexible nature of all of these postgraduate courses, students may enter employment in conjunction with their studies.