Why study Abertay’s BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance with People Management?
Join our professionally accredited Accounting and Finance with People Management degree and learn how to work at the financial heart of any business.
This degree is designed to give you the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to work in accounting and finance. Get set to think in different ways, unleash your creativity and explore the financial core of the business world.
Finance and HR (people management) complement each other very well. Understanding recruitment and talent management will help develop your soft skills alongside accounting. We aim to ensure you have the HR skills you need to become a good people manager.
We prepare you to hit the ground running thanks to live business projects and simulations set by companies such as Sky, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Children 1st.
Why study this course here:
We put employability at the forefront by focusing on current themes in business management. You will develop the knowledge and transferrable skills required to become a professional manager in a digital environment.
So whether your ambition is to start your own business or work within an organisation, your skills will be relevant all over the world.
Accounting, Business & Management, Finance, Management
4 years | Full time
How the Course Works
Tailor what you study to suit your own interests and career aspirations. This degree is part of a larger portfolio of 12 courses covering business, accounting and marketing.
The first two years covers a common curriculum including the basics of business, accounting, and marketing meaning there’s the flexibility to swap between all of or some of the courses depending when you join.
The course options within the Accounting stream are:
Joining us in Year 1: You can choose to specialise within Accounting, add one of the extra subjects above to it, or even move to a marketing or business course in year 2. In year 3 you can still move within any of the courses in the Accounting stream.
Joining us in Year 2 or 3: You can transfer within the Accounting stream at the start of both years except for Accounting and Finance with Law.
Shape your own learning journey
Our academics will provide advice and full support about transferring, and help you choose your modules as you progress through the years.
Your chosen specialism will be reflected in your degree title e.g. BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance with People Management – or if you choose not to specialise, you will graduate in BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance.
Transfering between the courses is straightforward, so only apply for one of them.
Learning and Assessment
You’ll be assessed via a combination of methods:
We also have international partner institutions, from the US to Asia, and all stops in between, where you can study in English for a term or a year. This is an excellent opportunity to boost your CV, as it shows your willingness to experience different cultures and methods of working.
Only one is required
Cambridge FCE/CAE/CPE – overall score of 169 on Cambridge Grading Scale
International Baccalaureate – English B at S5 or H4, English A no specific grade required