Accounting and Financial Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
This course integrates the key areas of accounting and financial management within a business context. You will enhance your expertise in decision-making about financial resources. You will also develop fresh approaches to solving problems at work, integrating knowledge from a variety of topics.
This route is based at the University of Sunderland, which makes it distinct from the route based at study centres: Accounting and Financial Management (Top-Up) via Study Centres or flexible learning: Accounting and Financial Management (Top-Up) by Flexible Learning. It takes a minimum of nine months and a maximum of three years. You can study full-time or, if you prefer, part-time to fit around existing commitments.
Sunderland has a great reputation in business studies, with The Guardian University Guide 2012 ranking us as the no.1 business school in the North East. In addition, 85% of business graduates from Sunderland enter employment or further study within six months of graduating, based on figures from the Destination of Higher Education Leavers Survey 2010.
As a student on a top-up year, you’ll qualify for our MAPS (Making Achievement Possible at Sunderland) programmes. These integrate support for study skills and future employability and are provided by our team of full-time Student Academic Advisors.
There are two start dates for this course: September and January. For more information please see the entry requirements page.
Į Top-up (Tęstinės studijos) gali stoti baigę kolegiją ar universitetą arba besimokantys paskutiniuose kursuose ir norintys perstoti. Stojant į Top - up reikia turėti 120-180 ECTS kreditų, todėl stodamas įsitikink, kad jų turi pakankamai. Studijos kurias baigei ar tebesimokai turi būti panašios krypties kaip ir tos, į kurias nori stoti, kadangi priėmimas yra paremtas ECTS kreditų suderinamumu. Baigęs tęstinių studijų programą gausi bakalauro diplomą.
ECTS kreditų išrašas - jei dar nesi baigęs aukštosios mokyklos, būtina prisegti ECTS kreditų išrašą, kuriame būtų matyti, kokius dalykus Tu mokeisi bei kokius pažymius ir kiek kreditų už juos gavai.
Aukštosios mokyklos baigimo diplomas - Jei jau esi baigęs aukštąją, išrašo nereikia, užtenka prisegti savo Aukštosios mokyklos baigimo diplomą.
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Employment & careers
A degree in accounting and financial management is highly relevant to the needs of organisations of all sizes. As well as opening doors to a rewarding job, it also helps you climb the ladder once you’re inside.
By completing the course you will be adding value to your employability and attractiveness as a professional. For example:
- You will develop expertise in business problem solving and decision making through the ‘Business Modelling for Decision Makers’ module, which integrates finance and quantitative techniques.
- You will enhance your personal development and knowledge base through the ‘Contemporary Developments in Business and Management’ module.
- You will develop the generic skill of project management through the ‘Managing Projects’ module, which involves analysing recent projects against key criteria such as risk, design and control.
Examples of companies that have recruited students from Sunderland include leading names in IT (Microsoft, IBM), consumer goods (P&G, Nike, Adidas), banking (Lloyds TSB), hospitality (Marriott Hotels, Starbucks), and the public sector (NHS).
Enterprise and entrepreneurship
The University's Enterprise Team helps our students turn business ideas into reality. Throughout the year they run events and competitions such as the annual Blueprint Business Planning Competition. The University also offers business incubators (‘Creativitiworks’ and ‘Sunderland Software City Hatchery’) as well as prestigious yet affordable office space at St Peter’s Gate. These are all linked into our campus and offer excellent support and networking opportunities.
Student Business Society
The University supports student-led initiatives that help you gain practical experience of management. The Business Student Society organises events and guest speakers, as well as attending tours of various companies. With its professional approach, it’s a great way to put into practice the lessons about how to make organisations function effectively. There is something for every student who is studying a subject related to business.
The University of Sunderland is committed to ensuring that every student has an impressive range of opportunities to enhance their CV and gain valuable experience.
CV-enhancing opportunities include:
- Work placements
- Graduate internships
- Studying abroad
- Student Ambassador Scheme
- Starting your own business
- Student jobs and volunteering
- Careers advice
For full details, please see our Employability page.