601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB, United Kingdom

Professional Accounting

Accountancy is a vital function in business, fulfilling a significant role in business development and profitability. At CU Coventry, we will aim to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skillset to help you get into the accounting profession. Alongside your learning, you will also get the chance to conduct critical research with our experienced staff, learn from guest visitors and take part in practical modules. This detailed course focuses on giving you the foundational knowledge needed for a successful career within accounting. The ability to produce quality financial data is integral to strategic decision-making and could ultimately be the reason a business thrives or dissolves. Because of this, accountants and financial officers are in demand in both the public and private sector, as well as in not for-profit organisations such as charities. A wide and varied industry, we will provide you with not only theoretical insights but the practical knowledge needed to effectively deliver financial services. This programme covers a comprehensive range of themes including, taxation, financial reporting, budget management and business operations. Due to the professional alignment of the programme, examinations will be a common feature when it comes to assessments. However, a variety of methods will be used, and you’ll be required to deliver reports, presentations, essays and project plans, both individually and within a group. **Facilities** Located on the Coventry University campus, you will have access to our Library & Learning Services (LLS), fully equipped seminar rooms and impressive IT suites. Plus, you can take advantage of reading rights in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library, make use of sport centre facilities and receive full membership to Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU). **Staff** This course has been developed and is taught by practising professionals and industry experts. Our academics bring a wealth of expertise to the classroom with many continuing to undertake research and other projects alongside teaching, meaning our students gain a well-rounded and relevant teaching experience. **Practical Experience** Throughout your studies, you will find that the course is underpinned with practical elements. You will devise reports, conduct business analysis and collaborate with students on related courses. **Placements** At CU Coventry, we put a strong focus on getting our graduates ready to enter the job market. This can be done in a variety of ways—one key element is work placements. With this degree, you are given the opportunity to undertake short and long-term placements in between the second and third year.  **Key Course Benefits;** - Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University, which was ranked 13th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Coventry University were also awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017. - You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our in-house Careers & Employability department. - You will have the opportunity for multi-campus learning in Coventry, London and Scarborough. - In order to make higher education accessible to as many people as possible, we keep our tuition fees competitively priced. - Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need. - We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines. - This programme offers professional accreditations meaning you leave with multiple valuable professional qualifications in addition to the academic qualification. Holding professional qualifications can help you stand out from the crowd of recent graduates to prospective employers.

  • Qualification
    Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Start date
    2020-11-09
  • Location
    CU London,LondonUnited Kingdom