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BSc (Hons) Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience

This unique, specialist accounting course provides a fast-track to chartered accountancy status.

It is part of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Undergraduate Partnership Programme (UPP) and includes a work placement in your penultimate year of study. Gain 8 exemptions from ICAEW ACA exams and develop a real-world attitude to business.

Course statistics

98%

of placement students achieved first or upper second class degrees between 2015-17

50

students joined this course in 2017

100%

of BSc Accounting placement students in employment or further study within 6 months (DLHE)

8

exemptions from ICAEW ACA exams (plus 9 from CIMA and 6 from ACCA)

Key rankings

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Ranked 4th in the UK for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

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Ranked 22nd in the world for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

BSc Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
BSc (Hons)
Duration
4 years including a work placement
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAA. Native language A-levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting.
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades AAB. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. Critical Thinking and Use of Maths are not accepted. Three AS-Levels accepted in place of one A-Level if all taken in Year 13.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 points overall with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Students  without  GCSE/IGCSE Maths at grade A (or 7) and English Language at B (or 6) will need 6 in SL Maths* and 5 in SL English (Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature). If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve 6.

*We do not currently accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) Accounting applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

419 applications for 50 places (2017 entry)

How to apply
Apply via UCAS
UCAS course code
N401
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

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Top 5 reasons to study Accounting at Manchester

This unique, professionally-oriented course has been designed alongside the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Undergraduate Partnership Programme (UPP).

It will provide you with a fast track to an accountancy qualification and includes a one-year paid work placement in your third year.

Open days

For details of forthcoming University undergraduate open days, visit open days and visits .

If you can't make it to one of our undergraduate events on campus, our virtual open day  is the next best thing. Discover what our current students think about Alliance Manchester Business School and why they chose their courses. Take a good look around our campus - could you see yourself here?

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £23,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

You will receive a significant tuition fee discount for the placement year. UK students with a household income of up to £35,000 are also eligible to receive a  cash bursary  worth up to £2,000.

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Manchester Bursary is available to UK students registered on an undergraduate degree course at Alliance MBS who have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance England. 

In addition, Alliance MBS will award a range of Social Responsibility Scholarships to UK/EU and international students. These awards are worth £2,000 per year across three years of study. You must achieve AAA at A-level (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a significant contribution and commitment to social responsibility. The School will also award a number of International Stellar Scholarships to international students achieving AAA at A-level (or equivalent). Additional eligibility criteria apply - please see our scholarship pages for full details.

Contact details

Academic department
Alliance Manchester Business School
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 3425/3095
Email
Website
https://www.mbs.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/bsc-hons-accounting-with-industrialprofessional-experience
Academic department overview
Alliance Manchester Business School was established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. Today, we are the UK's largest campus-based business and management school, and 'Original Thinking Applied' is at the heart of everything we do. Find out more .

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