Accounting and Finance
Why study Accounting and Finance at Chester?
Our Accounting and Finance degree aims to develop you both academically and professionally. It will allow Oakley Sunglasses Outlet Clearance Sale you to develop Oakley Sunglasses Outlet Clearance Sale a detailed knowledge of accounting and finance, and includes the practical application of industry standard accounting software packages. You are taught in small groups by dedicated and highly qualified staff.
You will focus on the fundamentals of financial and management accounting, supported by core modules in the management of organisations. In final year you will have an opportunity to select modules such as corporate finance, international finance, taxation and audit. This means that you can explore topics of interest in depth, tailoring your final year to align with your career aspirations. Read more from our students and graduates on this course with programme testimonials.
Single Honours students have the option to undertake a year's paid Oakley Sunglasses Outlet Clearance Sale work placement in industry after the second year. This can be in the UK or abroad.
Our programme of study has been planned to maximise exemptions from papers Discount Oakley Sunglasses with the professional accounting bodies. On completion of the degree graduates will be eligible for exemptions from 11 papers with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), eight papers with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and eight papers with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW). Exemptions are also available from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountancy (CIPFA) upon request.
This degree is also accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Students can be Affiliate members for the duration of their degree with access to additional AAT resources. Graduates are eligible to gain AAT professional status as a MAAT after completing their degree and gaining relevant experience.
Students have the option to sit a CIMA exam at the end of the first year. If successful students will be issued with a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting.
A formal three hour examination forms the major part of assessment. However, other forms of assessment are also employed in each module, including:live case studies.