University of Salford

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom

Business and Financial Management with Professional Experience Year

This course provides you with the knowledge, insight and skills needed by employers in today's global economy and gives you a general business education that will prepare you for a wide variety of managerial careers. You will be able to specialise in areas including Financial and Management Information Systems, Financial Planning, Software Applications and Business Taxation. You will gain exemptions from some Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams, and the professional experience year is also recognised by ACCA as one of the three years of postgraduate experience required for formal certification. The Professional Development module in the second year helps you to develop the skills you need – presentation skills, networking, interview techniques etc – to move more easily into successful employment. You will have the opportunity to study the Sage accounting course – at no cost - which students say helps their employability after graduation. You can enhance your career options with a year-long industrial placement giving you the opportunity to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding you have gained in the first two years of the course. You will work with an employer either in the UK or overseas; this could be a local, national or international organisation. In 2016-17, these included such as the NHS and Fiat Chrysler. During this year, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. There are different entry requirements and course codes for the Professional Experience Year option. This degree is also offered with a Foundation Year

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Salford