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Accounting and Finance with Placement Year

University Of Warwick

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Program Overview

Our Accounting and Finance with Placement Year course enables you to put your studies into practice while learning about a particular industry. You will undertake a work placement during your third year, giving you the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge in a real work setting before returning to Warwick for your final year of studies. Alternatively, you can apply to study with a partner institution instead of working.

You will gain a solid grounding in core management areas and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to operate effectively in the fast-paced world of multinational companies and global financial markets. You will be able to focus your studies in Accounting, Finance or a combination of the two, depending on your future career goals.

You will be encouraged from the outset to think critically, enabling you to analyse and interpret real-life business issues in order to devise solutions, helping to prepare you for your career in accountancy, financial services, or management. You will also have the opportunity to develop your interpersonal skills including communication, leadership and team working, to become more adaptable and resilient to change.

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CoventryUnited Kingdom

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  Course Duration

48 Months

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  Tuition Fee

£ 28,410

 Score

IELTS: 7

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The structure for this course depends on which modules you take throughout the three years, giving you the option to focus your studies around accounting, finance or a mixture of both.


Year One
In terms one and two you will study seven core modules introducing you to the fundamentals of accounting, finance and business management. Examinations for Term One modules will take place in January before Term Two classes begin. You will then choose between ‘Business Analytics’ and ‘Management, Organisations and Society’ for your eighth module studied in Term Two. In Term Three you will revise and take exams for your remaining modules.

  • CORE: Foundations, Skills and Debates
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Foundations of Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Economics for Business
  • Business Law 1
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Management, Organisations and Society or Business Analytics


Year Two
In terms one and two you will study five core modules with the option to further focus your studies in either accounting, finance or a combination of the two with three module choices. In term three you will revise and take exams.

  • CORE: Global Environment of Business
  • CORE: Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Financial Reporting 1
  • Financial Reporting 2
  • Finance 1: Financial Markets


Year Three
You will work or study (overseas or in the UK) during the third year of your course.


Final Year
In term one, you will study one core module. You will also study seven electives, of which four must be from an accounting or finance discipline. With the remaining three, you can either choose from a list of Business School subjects, or take modules from other departments - for example, Economics or a language. In term three you will revise and take exams.

Optional modules
Year Two

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Accounting in Context
  • Business Law 2
  • Finance 2: Corporate Finance
  • Economics of Strategy
  • Issues in Management Accounting

Year Three

  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Company Law
  • Business Taxation
  • Auditing and Accountability
  • Financial Markets: Organisation and Technology
  • Law for Entrepreneurs
  • Investment Management
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Banks and Financial Systems
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Fintech
  • Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

All applicants, regardless of their visa requirements, are required to show that their ability to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English is sufficiently high for them to derive full benefit from their degree course. The level of competence required depends on what type of degree you wish to study. Many applicants can demonstrate this through a satisfactory level of achievement in, for example, GCSE English Language or the English courses within the International Baccalaureate.


Applicants whose academic qualifications meet the University’s admissions requirements, but whose English language qualifications are not accepted as equivalent, may be offered a place at Warwick conditional on an acceptable English language qualification being achieved before they join the University. A number of English language tests are accepted; some of the most frequently offered ones are detailed below.


Please note that certain English tests (including IELTS and PTE) must be taken within two years and one month prior to the start of your course at Warwick. Applicants whose tests fall outside this timescale will need to retake a suitable English language test.


Applicants who require a visa to study in the UK may, depending on the circumstances, be asked to provide evidence of a secure English language test (e.g. IELTS for UKVI (Academic)), rather than an examination (such as International Baccalaureate English) due to the visa requirements set by the UK government.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (2022 Entry)

If you do not meet the English Language Requirements for your course in full, you may still be eligible for the course on condition of:

  • Meeting the English Language Requirements for our Pre-sessional English course, and
  • Successfully completing the Pre-sessional English course

 

Qualification

Exam Board / Provider

Band A

Band B

Band C

IELTS Academic

Including IELTS Online

Note: In order to verify IELTS results, applicants must provide their Test Report Form number to the Undergraduate Admissions team.

British Council/ Cambridge Assessment English 6.0 including minimum 5.5 in each component 6.5 including minimum 6.0 in each component 7.0 including minimum 6.5 in each component

Cambridge English Proficiency

C2 Proficiency

Cambridge Assessment English

C with no less than Borderline in any element

or

170 overall with no less than 165 in any component

C with no less than Borderline in any element

or

180 overall with no less than 170 in any component

C with no less than Borderline in any element

or

190 overall with no less than 180 in any component

Cambridge English Advanced

C1 Advanced

Cambridge Assessment English A with no less than Borderline in any element

or

170 overall with no less than 165 in any component

A with no less than Borderline in any element

or

180 overall with no less than 170 in any component

A with no less than Borderline in any element

or

190 overall with no less than 180 in any component

GCSE English Language

Any 4 / C 4 / C 6 / B

IGCSE English as a First Language

Any C C B

O Level English 1119/1125/1123

UCLES/CIE C C B

Indian Class XII

CBSE or CISCE only 75% (first attempt) 80% (first attempt) 85% (first attempt)

HKCEE/HKDSE English Language

HKEAA 4 4 5

International Baccalaureate Higher Level English Language or Literature

Note: Standard Level requirements differ according to the IB exam taken

IB

HL 4 HL 4 HL 5

Duolingo English Test

Note: In order to verify the Duolingo results online, applicants must nominate the University of Warwick as an institution who can receive their results.

Duolingo

Overall score of 115 with no less than 90 in any component Overall score of 125 with no less than 90 in any component Overall score of 135 with no less than 90 in any component

LanguageCert

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT C1Link opens in a new window

or

LanguageCert International ESOL C1 ExpertLink opens in a new window

Note: Speaking component and Listening, Reading, Writing component must be taken within a 14-day period

LanguageCert C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) with 33/50 in each component C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) with 33/50 in each component C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) with 33/50 in each component

TOEFL

Note: MyBest scores will not be accepted. All components on a single test date must meet the required level.

TOEFL/ETS

213 (Computer)


87 (iBT or iBT Special Home Edition) with minimum of 21 in Listening, 21 in Writing, 22 in Reading and 23 in Speaking

250 (Computer)


92 (iBT or iBT Special Home Edition) with minimum of 21 in Listening, 21 in Writing, 22 in Reading and 23 in Speaking

260 (Computer)


100 (iBT or iBT Special Home Edition) with minimum of 21 in Listening, 21 in Writing, 22 in Reading and 23 in Speaking

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

Including PTE Academic Online

Pearson 60 with no less than 59 in any of the Communicative Skills 69 with no less than 59 in any of the Communicative Skills 75 with no less than 59 in any of the Communicative Skills

Trinity ISE II

Trinity

Merit Merit Merit Merit in four components

Distinction Distinction Merit Merit in four components

Not Acceptable

Trinity ISE III

Trinity

Pass Pass Pass Pass in four components

Pass Pass Pass Pass in four components

Distinction Distinction Merit Merit in four components

Trinity ISE IV

Trinity

Pass Pass Pass Pass in four components

Pass Pass Pass Pass in four components

Pass Pass Pass Pass in four components

University of Warwick International Foundation Programme EAP module

University of Warwick Credit (50%) overall including minimum Pass (40%) in each component High Credit (60%) overall including minimum Credit (50%) in each component Distinction (70%) overall including minimum High Credit (60%) in each component

 

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Centre for Applied Linguistics English Language and Linguistics with Intercalated Year (BA) Q311 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Language, Culture and Communication with Intercalated Year (BA) X3Q8 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with Arabic with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2T6 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with Chinese with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2T1 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with French with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2R1 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with German with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2R2 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with Italian with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2R3 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with Japanese with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2T2 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with Russian with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2R7 Band B
Centre for Applied Linguistics Linguistics with Spanish with Intercalated Year (BA) Q2R4 Band B
Centre for Education Studies Education Studies (BA) X35B Band C
Chemistry Chemistry (BSc) F100 Band A
Chemistry Chemistry (MChem) F105 Band A
Chemistry Chemistry with International Placement (MChem) F109 Band A
Chemistry Chemistry with Industrial Placement (MChem) F110 Band A
Chemistry Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (BSc) F121 Band A
Chemistry Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (MChem) F125 Band A
Classics and Ancient History Classics (BA) Q800 Band B
Classics and Ancient History Classics (Ancient Greek) with Study in Europe (BA) Q801 Band B
Classics and Ancient History Classics (Latin) with Study in Europe (BA) Q802 Band B
Classics and Ancient History Classical Civilisation (BA) Q820 Band B
Classics and Ancient History Classical Civilisation with Study in Europe (BA) Q821 Band B
Classics and Ancient History Classics and English (BA) QQ36 Band B
Classics and Ancient History Ancient History and Classical Archaeology (BA) VV14 Band B
Classics and Ancient History Ancient History and Classical Archaeology with Study in Europe (BA) VV18 Band B
Computer Science Computer Science (BSc) G400 Band A
Computer Science Computer Science (MEng) G403 Band A
Computer Science Discrete Mathematics (BSc) G190 Band A
Computer Science Discrete Mathematics (MEng) G4G3 Band A
Computer Science Computer Science with Business Studies (BSc) GN42 Band A
Computer Science Computer Systems Engineering (BEng) G406 Band A
Computer Science Computer Systems Engineering (MEng) G408 Band A
Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures Media and Creative Industries (BA) P301 Band B
Economics Economics (BSc) L100 Band C
Economics Economics and Industrial Organisation (BSc) L112 Band C
Economics Economics, Politics and International Studies (BSc/BA) LLD2 Band C
Philosophy Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) (BA/BSc) L0V0 Band C
Philosophy Economics, Psychology and Philosophy (EPP) (BA/BSc) L1CA Band C
Engineering Engineering (BEng) H100 Band A
Engineering Engineering (MEng) H102 Band A
Engineering Biomedical Systems Engineering (BEng) H161 Band A
Engineering Biomedical Systems Engineering (MEng) H163 Band A
Engineering Civil Engineering (BEng) H200 Band A
Engineering Civil Engineering (MEng) H202 Band A
Engineering Mechanical Engineering (BEng) H300 Band A
Engineering Mechanical Engineering (MEng) H302 Band A
Engineering Automotive Engineering (BEng) H330 Band A
Engineering Automotive Engineering (MEng) H335 Band A
Engineering Electronic Engineering (BEng) H610 Band A
Engineering Electronic Engineering (MEng) H612 Band A
Engineering Electrical and Electronic Engineering (BEng) H605 Band A
Engineering Electrical and Electronic Engineering (MEng) H606 Band A
Engineering Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (MEng) HH37 Band A
Engineering Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (BEng) HH73 Band A
Engineering Engineering Business Management (BEng) HN12 Band A
Engineering Systems Engineering (MEng) HH31 Band A
Engineering Systems Engineering (BEng) HH35 Band A
English and Comparative Literary Studies English Literature (BA) Q300 Band B
Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures English Literature and Creative Writing (BA) QW38 Band B
English and Comparative Literary Studies English and History (BA) VQ32 Band B
English and Comparative Literary Studies English and Theatre Studies (BA) QW34 Band B
Film and Television Studies Film and Literature (BA) QW26 Band B
Film and Television Studies Film Studies (BA) W620 Band B
Global Sustainable Development Global Sustainable Development (BASc) L8A1 Band C
Global Sustainable Development Economic Studies and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) L1L8 Band C
Global Sustainable Development Education Studies and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) XL38 Band C
Global Sustainable Development Global Sustainable Development and Business Studies (BASc) L8N1 Band C
Global Sustainable Development Hispanic Studies and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) R4L8 Band C
Global Sustainable Development History and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) V1L8 Band C
Global Sustainable Development Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) C1L8 Band C
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Global Sustainable Development Psychology and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) C8L8 Band C
Global Sustainable Development Sociology and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) L3L8 Band C
Global Sustainable Development Theatre and Performance Studies and Global Sustainable Development (BASc) W4L8 Band C
History History (BA) V100 Band B
History History and Philosophy (BA) V1V5 Band B
History History and Politics (BA) VL12 Band B
History History and Sociology (BA) VL13 Band B
Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures History of Art with Italian (BA) V3R3 Band B
Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures History of Art (BA) V350 Band B
Law Law with Study Abroad in English (LLB) M108 Band C
Law Law with Humanities (BA) MV21 Band C
Law Law with Social Sciences (BA) ML23 Band C
Law Law (LLB) M100 Band C
Law Law (4 Years) (LLB) M101 Band C
Law Law with French Law (LLB) M10A Band C
Law Law with German Law (LLB) M10C Band C
Law Law and Sociology (BA) ML13 Band C
Liberal Arts Liberal Arts (BA) LA99 Band B
Life Sciences Biological Sciences (BSc) C100 Band A
Life Sciences Biological Sciences (MBio) C1A1 Band A
Life Sciences Biological Sciences with Placement Year (BSc) C101 Band A
Life Sciences Biological Sciences with Industrial Placement (MBio) C1A5 Band A
Life Sciences Biochemistry (MBio) C1A2 Band A
Life Sciences Biochemistry (BSc) C700 Band A
Life Sciences Biochemistry with Placement Year (BSc) C701 Band A
Life Sciences Biochemistry with Industrial Placement (MBio) C1A6 Band A
Life Sciences Biomedical Science (MBio) C1A3 Band A
Life Sciences Biomedical Science (BSc) B900 Band A
Life Sciences Biomedical Science with Placement Year (BSc) CB19 Band A
Life Sciences Biomedical Science with Industrial Placement (MBio) C1A7 Band A
Life Sciences Neuroscience (BSc) B140 Band A
Life Sciences Neuroscience with Placement Year (BSc) B141 Band A
Life Sciences Neuroscience (MBio) B142 Band A
Life Sciences Neuroscience with Industrial Placement (MBio) B143 Band A
Mathematics Mathematics (BSc) G100 Band A
Mathematics Mathematics (MMath) G103 Band A
Philosophy Mathematics and Philosophy (BA/BSc) GV15 Band A
Modern Languages and Cultures English and French (BA) QR31 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures English and German (BA) QR32 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures English and Italian (BA) QR33 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures English and Hispanic Studies (BA) QR34 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures French Studies (BA) R120 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures French and Economics (BA) R1L1 Band C
Modern Languages and Cultures French and German (BA) RR12 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures French and History (BA) RV11 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures French and Italian (BA) RR13 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures French and Linguistics (BA) R1Q1 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures French and Theatre Studies (BA) R1WB Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures French with Film Studies (BA) R1W6 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures German Studies (BA) R220 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures German and Business Studies (BA) RN21 Band C
Modern Languages and Cultures German and Economics (BA) R2L1 Band C
Modern Languages and Cultures German and History (BA) RV21 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures German and Italian (BA) RR23 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures German and Linguistics (BA) R2Q1 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures German and Theatre Studies (BA) RW24 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures German with Film Studies (BA) R2P3 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures History and Italian (BA) VR13 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Italian Studies (BA) R300 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Italian and Classics (BA) RQ38 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Italian and Economics (BA) R3L2 Band C
Modern Languages and Cultures Italian and History of Art (BA) RV33 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Italian and Linguistics (BA) R3Q1 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Italian and Theatre Studies (BA) R3WA Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Italian with Film Studies (BA) R3W6 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies (BA) R400 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies and Economics (BA) R4L1 Band C
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies and French (BA) RR41 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies and German (BA) RR42 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies and History (BA) R4V1 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies and Italian (BA) RR43 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies and Theatre Studies (BA) R4W4 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Hispanic Studies with Film Studies (BA) RP43 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Modern Languages (BA) 8R73 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Modern Languages and Economics (BA) R9L1 Band C
Modern Languages and Cultures Modern Languages and Linguistics (BA) R9Q1 Band B
Modern Languages and Cultures Modern Languages with Linguistics (BA) R9Q2 Band B
Philosophy Philosophy and Literature (BA) VQ52 Band B
Philosophy Philosophy, Literature and Classics (BA) VQ58 Band B
Philosophy Philosophy with Psychology (BA) V5C8 Band B
Philosophy Philosophy (BA) V500 Band B
Philosophy Politics, Philosophy and Law (PPL) (BA) V7MW Band C
Physics Physics (BSc) F300 Band A
Physics Physics (MPhys) F303 Band A
Physics Physics with Astrophysics (BSc) F3F5 Band A
Physics Physics with Astrophysics (MPhys) F3FA Band A
Physics Mathematics and Physics (BSc) GF13 Band A
Physics Mathematics and Physics (MMathPhys) FG31 Band A
Physics Physics with Business Studies (BSc) FN31 Band A
Politics Politics (BA) L200 Band C
Politics Politics and International Studies (BA) L260 Band C
Politics Politics and International Studies with Chinese (BA) M168 Band C
Politics Politics, International Studies and French (BA) M163 Band C
Politics Politics, International Studies and German (BA) M164 Band C
Politics Politics, International Studies and Italian (BA) M165 Band C
Politics Politics, International Studies and Hispanic Studies (BA) M166 Band C
Politics Politics and Sociology (BA) LL23 Band C
Psychology Psychology (BSc) C800 Band B
Psychology Psychology with Education Studies (BSc) C804 Band B
Psychology Psychology with Linguistics (BSc) C802 Band B
Sociology Sociology (BA) L300 Band C
Sociology Sociology and Criminology (BA) L314 Band C
Statistics Mathematics and Statistics (MMathStat) GGC3 Band B
Statistics Mathematics and Statistics (BSc) GG13 Band B
Statistics Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, and Economics (MMORSE) G0L0 Band B
Statistics Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, Economics (MORSE) (BSc) GLN0 Band B
Statistics Data Science (BSc) 7G73 Band B
Statistics Data Science (MSci) G304 Band B
Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures Theatre and Performance Studies (BA) W440 Band B
Warwick Business School Management (BSc) N200 Band C
Warwick Business School Management with Placement Year (BSc) N20Y Band C
Warwick Business School Management (with Foundation Year) (BSc) N20A Band C
Warwick Business School Management (with Foundation Year) with Placement Year (BSc) N20J Band C
Warwick Business School International Management (BSc) N290 Band C
Warwick Business School Accounting and Finance (BSc) NN34 Band C
Warwick Business School Accounting and Finance with Placement Year (BSc) N40Y Band C
Warwick Business School Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) with Placement Year (BSc) N4N4 Band C
Warwick Business School Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) (BSc) N40J Band C
Warwick Manufacturing Group Cyber Security (BSc) H651 Band B
Warwick Manufacturing Group Digital Healthcare Science (BSc) I511 Band A
Warwick Medical School Integrated Science (MSci) CF10 Band A
Warwick Medical School Health and Medical Sciences (BSc) B990 Band B

If you are an overseas or EU student enrolling in 2022, your annual tuition fees will be as follows:

  • Band 1 – £22,280 per year (classroom-based courses, including Humanities and most Social Science courses)
  • Band 2 – £28,410 per year (laboratory-based courses, plus Theatre and Performance Studies, Economics, and courses provided by Warwick Business School, with exceptions)

Fees for 2023 entry have not been set. We will publish updated information here as soon as it becomes available, so please check back for updates about 2023 fee rates before you apply.

Warwick Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarship 2022

We believe there should be no barrier to talent. That's why we are committed to offering a scholarship that makes it easier for gifted, ambitious international learners to pursue their academic interests at one of the UK's most prestigious universities. This new scheme will offer international fee-paying students 250 tuition fee discounts ranging from full fees to awards of £13,000 to £2,000 for the full duration of your Undergraduate degree course.

Graduates from Warwick Business School have gone on to work for employers including:

  • Barclays
  • BP
  • Citibank
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Dyson
  • EY
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • HSBC
  • JP Morgan
  • KPMG
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Mercedes
  • Petronas
  • PwC
  • Royal Bank of Scotland

They have pursued careers such as:

  • Audit Associate
  • ACA Graduate Trainee
  • Assurance Associate
  • Business Consultant
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Consulting Analyst
  • Corporate Analyst Graduate Trainee
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Macro Trader
  • Markets and Security Services Analyst
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst

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