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Accounting Studies (Top-up)

BSc (Single Honours)

Start date:

September 2024

You'll need:

240 credits

UCAS code:

NN50

Top up to a full degree and gain a firm understanding of accounting through practical-based learning, networking and employability events.

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You'll graduate 'business ready' with the ability to think critically, innovate, act responsibly, adapt and manage change.

 

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Modules

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Skills

Make your mark with the professional and financial skills that matter most to employers.

With our BSc Accounting Studies (Top-up), you’ll apply contemporary research and the latest thinking to explore current accounting issues, including:

  • Financial accounting
  • Decision making
  • Ethics and responsible management

You’ll learn how to identify and solve problems and to communicate your ideas with impact. We’ll also help you to increase your employability through our Business Readiness module.

As your accounting and leadership skills grow, you’ll develop the commercial acumen, emotional intelligence, and self-reflection you need to realise your goals.

This programme is open for all students in the UK and overseas who wish to transfer to complete the final year of an undergraduate degree, as well as students who have completed study at one of Roehampton's partner institutions.

Learning

Belong, believe and achieve through our practical approach to accounting.

We'll deliver a modern, practice-based curriculum, where you'll connect your learning to the realities of accounting.

In high-spec facilities, like our Business Laboratory and new Bloomberg Trading Room, you’ll explore:

  • Business ethics
  • Responsible management
  • Investment and financial planning
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You’ll also take a Business Readiness module, designed in line with the CMI’s employability framework to help you develop key skills.

Our faculty of academic experts and working professionals will guide you through a blended mix of:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Independent learning
  • Online study skills
  • Assessment preparation sessions

As our courses are taught over no more than three days per week, you’ll have the flexibility to take on paid part-time work, placements, or internships – gaining real-world experience before you graduate.

We apply world-leading research and the latest thinking to your studies to help you develop a global mindset.

Assessment

Benefit from assessments that prepare you for life beyond university. 

You'll be assessed using a wide range of theory and practical assessments that replicate the world of business today. This includes coursework, reports, exams (on Accountancy and Finance modules only) and online tests.

Other types of assessments include portfolio evaluation, case studies, critical poster, consultancy projects and using the Bloomberg terminal to track performance of a live asset.

All of these methods will help you demonstrate the breath and knowledge you've learnt.

Career

Earn a degree that you can do accounting with.

Our BSc Accounting Studies (Top-up) degree is the ideal launchpad for careers in accounting and finance, including:

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Compliance Officer
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Tax Advisor

Wherever you want to go in the future, you’ll be preparing for the world of work from day one at Roehampton, with regular access to:

  • Employability events
  • Guest industry speakers
  • Networking opportunities
  • Personalised mentoring and careers support

You’ll graduate ready to grab every opportunity that comes your way.    

How our careers service supports you

Our careers support team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate.

They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers.

You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

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Get a real taste of our campus, community and what it’s like to study at Roehampton

Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through UCAS.

Specific entry requirements

  • 240 credits from a Higher National Diploma (HND), a foundation degree (FdA/ FdSc) or equivalent international qualification in a relevant subject.
  • 240 credits from years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject at a different institution.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

 

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Entry tariff

Specific entry requirements

  • 240 credits from a Higher National Diploma (HND), a foundation degree (FdA/ FdSc) or equivalent international qualification in a relevant subject.
  • 240 credits from years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject at a different institution.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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