International Accounting (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)

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Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 04/12/2018

The accountant has become a key player in the provision of management information, to enable successful decision-making, planning and control. To achieve this, you will consider the practical techniques involved in accounting and finance, and then continue to develop your skills to critically analyse the theory behind these techniques.

The business world is a fast-paced, ever changing environment that global, as well as local, organisations consistently try to analyse in order to stay ahead of their competitors. Financial components are vital for businesses all over the world as they allow them to come up with strategies based on the financial data, both internally and externally within their sectors.

Course

Highlights

  • Top-up your qualification to a full BSc Hons.
  • Supportive staff with specialist and expert knowledge.

Additional

Information

Optional Study Trips

In previous years, International Accounting students have participated in optional study trips to Bank of England, Cadbury/ Mondelez and Manchester United for essential first-hand experience of how global businesses function on a daily basis. We aim to provide at least one regional or national study trip annually. In some cases you will be required to contribute to the cost of entry; this would normally not exceed £25.

Course Details

Our International Accounting top-up focuses on the global business environment and provides you with the skills you need to work in an international organisation. We will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate real organisations and effectively communicate your views and opinions. Our International Accounting top-up is an excellent foundation for entry onto a Master’s programme.

This programme has been designed for holders of an HND or equivalent (Edexcel, ABE, NCC), a Foundation Degree in a related field, or a professional qualification up to level 5 such as AIA, IFA, ACCA, or CIMA to upgrade to the full degree.

Read more

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Student Story

Siying Su

The course has offered Siying vital experience for when she graduates and looks for a profession within the accounting industry due to the teaching methods and practical nature of the International Accounting top-up.

“This is an international university with cultural diversity and offers an effective academic environment where you can communicate with teachers and classmates from different countries.”

Careers

Career Opportunities

There are excellent career opportunities available for graduates holding an International accounting degree, especially those that will be part-professionally qualified.

This programme will prepare you for work in any of the key accounting fields. A career in accounting offers you the flexibility to work in industry, commerce, the public sector or even private practice.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

If you hold a Higher National Diploma or equivalent (Edexcel, ABE, NCC) or Foundation Degree in a related field then you will be considered for entry onto this course. Alternatively, if you hold professional qualifications up to level 5 such as AIA, IFA, ACCA, or CIMA then you will also be considered for this course.

If you have relevant work place experience then you can ask for that to be taken into account in your application. For more information please see the Policy for the Accreditation of Prior Learning.

International students with Higher Diplomas or degrees from their own country will be considered.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Course Content

You will cover two core areas in international finance and accounting. These modules in particular will help you to develop your skills in critical analysis and synthesis. You will then have a choice of three or more modules to reflect your career aspirations covering themes such as international finance, the changing face of the monetary environment and raising your financial awareness, so that you may advise on investments for others.

  • Accounting Project (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC4003
    Core Module Y
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3015
    Core Module N
  • International Money and Finance (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3007
    Core Module N
  • Investment Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3013
    Core Module N
  • Principles of Insurance (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3012
    Core Module N
  • Taxation (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3004
    Core Module N
  • Global Business Development (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: BUS3003
    Core Module N
  • Business Communication (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LEI3006
    Core Module N
  • Audit and Investigations (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3005
    Core Module N
  • Corporate Governance (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3017
    Core Module N
  • International Trade Finance (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3016
    Core Module N
  • Financial Strategy (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3011
    Core Module N
  • Advanced Accounting Theory and Practice (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3002
    Core Module N
  • Corporate Finance (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ACC3009
    Core Module N

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

  • proven student support system
  • specialised pathway
  • modules tailored towards students coming from a wide range of previous qualifications
  • significant exemptions from AIA exams

 

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your Study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Our postgraduate qualifications will give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Accounting and Finance MSc

International Banking and Finance MSc

Master of Business Administration MBA

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
Distance Learning : £5,000

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,000
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Distance Learning: £4,900

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750
Distance Learning: £5,000

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,200
Distance Learning: £4,900

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

John Lowe Scholarship

The John Lowe Scholarship provides a £2,000 award to a first year undergraduate studying one of the following courses: BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance BSc…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…


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Updated 04/12/2018

  • The accountant has become a key player in the provision of management information, to enable successful decision-making, planning and control. To achieve this, you will consider the practical techniques involved in accounting and finance, and then continue to develop your skills to critically analyse the theory behind these techniques.

    The business world is a fast-paced, ever changing environment that global, as well as local, organisations consistently try to analyse in order to stay ahead of their competitors. Financial components are vital for businesses all over the world as they allow them to come up with strategies based on the financial data, both internally and externally within their sectors.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Top-up your qualification to a full BSc Hons.
    • Supportive staff with specialist and expert knowledge.
  • Our International Accounting top-up focuses on the global business environment and provides you with the skills you need to work in an international organisation. We will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate real organisations and effectively communicate your views and opinions. Our International Accounting top-up is an excellent foundation for entry onto a Master’s programme.

    This programme has been designed for holders of an HND or equivalent (Edexcel, ABE, NCC), a Foundation Degree in a related field, or a professional qualification up to level 5 such as AIA, IFA, ACCA, or CIMA to upgrade to the full degree.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Optional Study Trips

    In previous years, International Accounting students have participated in optional study trips to Bank of England, Cadbury/ Mondelez and Manchester United for essential first-hand experience of how global businesses function on a daily basis. We aim to provide at least one regional or national study trip annually. In some cases you will be required to contribute to the cost of entry; this would normally not exceed £25.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Siying Su

      The course has offered Siying vital experience for when she graduates and looks for a profession within the accounting industry due to the teaching methods and practical nature of the International Accounting top-up.

      “This is an international university with cultural diversity and offers an effective academic environment where you can communicate with teachers and classmates from different countries.”

    • Career Opportunities

      There are excellent career opportunities available for graduates holding an International accounting degree, especially those that will be part-professionally qualified.

      This programme will prepare you for work in any of the key accounting fields. A career in accounting offers you the flexibility to work in industry, commerce, the public sector or even private practice.

  • If you hold a Higher National Diploma or equivalent (Edexcel, ABE, NCC) or Foundation Degree in a related field then you will be considered for entry onto this course. Alternatively, if you hold professional qualifications up to level 5 such as AIA, IFA, ACCA, or CIMA then you will also be considered for this course.

    If you have relevant work place experience then you can ask for that to be taken into account in your application. For more information please see the Policy for the Accreditation of Prior Learning.

    International students with Higher Diplomas or degrees from their own country will be considered.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • You will cover two core areas in international finance and accounting. These modules in particular will help you to develop your skills in critical analysis and synthesis. You will then have a choice of three or more modules to reflect your career aspirations covering themes such as international finance, the changing face of the monetary environment and raising your financial awareness, so that you may advise on investments for others.

    • Accounting Project (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC4003
      Core Module Y
    • Accounting and Finance for Managers (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3015
      Core Module N
    • International Money and Finance (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3007
      Core Module N
    • Investment Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3013
      Core Module N
    • Principles of Insurance (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3012
      Core Module N
    • Taxation (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3004
      Core Module N
    • Global Business Development (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: BUS3003
      Core Module N
    • Business Communication (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LEI3006
      Core Module N
    • Audit and Investigations (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3005
      Core Module N
    • Corporate Governance (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3017
      Core Module N
    • International Trade Finance (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3016
      Core Module N
    • Financial Strategy (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3011
      Core Module N
    • Advanced Accounting Theory and Practice (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3002
      Core Module N
    • Corporate Finance (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ACC3009
      Core Module N

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Further your Study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Our postgraduate qualifications will give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Accounting and Finance MSc

      International Banking and Finance MSc

      Master of Business Administration MBA

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
    Distance Learning : £5,000

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,000
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Distance Learning: £4,900

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750
    Distance Learning: £5,000

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,200
    Distance Learning: £4,900

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    John Lowe Scholarship

    The John Lowe Scholarship provides a £2,000 award to a first year undergraduate studying one of the following courses: BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance BSc…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

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