Accounting (BSc Hons at Bromley College)

BSc (Hons) at London South East Colleges Accounting  2019/20

Year of entry

Accounting is a versatile discipline, constantly evolving in response to the challenges of a dynamic economic political and social economy. It is at the heart of all business decisions and encompasses a vast range of careers from traditional auditing to global management consulting. This programme captures the diversity of this topical area, helping you develop an understanding of both the national and the global dimensions of this discipline. It provides a sound and relevant educational foundation for an array of careers in industry, practice or for self-employment. 

It is designed to support you to engage critically with the discipline of accounting, and makes extensive use of case studies and contemporary research to ensure that you can also develop a creative approach. It will enable you to operate at strategic level in a variety of organisations and you will acquire key skills such as problem solving, communication, self-management and teamwork, satisfying not only academic, but professional and commercial employer requirements.

This degree can lead you into a wide range of careers from traditional auditing to the wider business and management arena. It is designed to support you to engage critically with the discipline of accounting, and makes extensive use of case studies and contemporary research to ensure that you can also develop a creative approach. It will enable you to operate at strategic level in a variety of organisations and you will acquire key skills such as problem solving, communication, self-management and teamwork, satisfying not only academic, but professional and commercial employer requirements.

Find out more about Accounting at at London South East Colleges.

For further information please email HE@lsec.ac.uk

The first year is mainly in common with the BSc Business Studies programme, providing a solid grounding in managing the challenges of managing organisations, information technology, and analytical skills whilst also providing a specialist Accounting pathway. In Year 2 the focus is on Management Accounting and International Financial Reporting and in Year 3 Strategic issues, Contemporary Accounting Issues and Financial Management. It has been structured to achieve dual professional accreditation - maximum exemptions with the professional accounting bodies; ACCA, ICAEW and CIMA qualifications.

Year 1

People management in the 21st Century (20 credits)

Contemporary business issues (20 credits)

Financial accounting for professionals (20 credits)

Marketing principles and practice (20 credits)

Business analysis (20 credits)

Economics (20 credits)

Year 2

Management and leadership (20 credits)

Management accounting (20 credits)

International financial reporting (20 credits)

Corporate and business law (20 credits)

Research methods (20 credits)

Project management (20 credits)

Year 3

Contemporary accounting issues (20 credits)

Financial management for accountants (20 credits)

Audit and assurance (20 credits)

Taxation (20 credits)

Dissertation (40 credits)

On completion of the accounting degree, many of our graduates go on to study for a professional accounting qualification or Masters Degree. Membership of a professional institution or employment in the business sector in a range of accountancy, management and auditing roles

For more information, please visit www.lsec.ac.uk

Our teaching supports students in reaching their potential in the course. We recognise the diversity of learning styles and techniques they will use and offer a variety of means through which they can engage with the subject: lectures, seminars, discussions, presentations, visiting speakers, digital materials, coursework and tutorials.

We offer timely feedback from tutors. We also value the learning from students’ experiences with other work and organisations and support their reflections on their academic and personal development. We encourage them to develop skills relevant to life and work as well as for academic study. Typically, teaching takes place in face to face mode and is informed by student feedback.  

A variety of assessment methods are employed to develop both academic and professional skills. Examinations are a particular focus to support the professional accreditation aspects of this course. Examinations and Time-constrained assessments may involve unseen or open-book exercises.

Percentage of the course assessed by coursework

Year 1

  • 50 per cent coursework 50 per cent written exams

Year 2

  • 30 per cent coursework 70 per cent written exams

Year 3

  • 45 per cent coursework 55 per cent written exams

UK/EU

Full-time study

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For advice on completing your application please contact the Admissions Enquiry Team:

Email: admissions@canterbury.ac.uk
Tel:+44 (0)1227 928000

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UCAS course code

  • N404 Accounting

UCAS institution code

  • C10

Length

  • 3 years full-time

Starts

  • September 2019

Entry requirements

  • 64 UCAS points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent and 5 GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths

    Accounting AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma

    Selection is by interview and internal tests

    We also welcome mature applicants who may not satisfy the above criteria

    More entry requirement details

Location

School

  • Not applicable

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