Accounting and Finance With Foundation Year BSc (Hons) - 2018/9

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance With Foundation Year

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Accounting and Finance With Foundation Year
DipHE Accounting and Finance With Foundation Year
CertHE Accounting and Finance With Foundation Year

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UKA10058 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UKA10058 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

N400, N300

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

For further information relating to FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6 and the professional training year, including learning outcomes, aims and module information please view the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme specification.

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Surrey Business School

Programme Leader

WHITE EF Mr (SBS)

Date of production/revision of spec

21/09/2018

Educational aims of the programme

providing students with knowledge in economic, business and management concepts, theories, ideas and tools and their application

developing in students the ability to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired to the solution of theoretical and applied problems in business and economics

equipping students with appropriate tools of analysis to tackle issues and problems associated with business and economic policy-making in a global context

providing students with analytical skills and an ability to develop simplifying frameworks for studying the real world

embedding higher order mathematical and numerical skills

fostering an understanding of differing approaches to the analysis of economic phenomena

developing in students an ability to interpret real world economic events and critically assess a range of types of evidence

providing students with a knowledge of ethical frameworks and their repercussions for decision making

developing in students, through the study of business and economics, a range of generic skills that will be of value in employment and self-employment

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Key economics and business concepts and theories K
Essential functions within organisations K
Models and approaches which facilitate decision making and application to real world contexts K
Different influences upon decision making (including ethical factors) K
Awareness of the international business environment and current economic trends K
The impact of historical, cultural, political and socio-economic factors on different economies K
Interpretation of data in order to compare and contrast the economic performance of nations and organisations K
Characteristics of entrepreneurship K
Commercial awareness and business acumen K
Analyse, interpret and synthesise information C
Critical analysis C
Research skills C
Data interpretation C
Reflective learning incorporating feedback C
Demonstrate independent learning C
Mathematical and numerical skills development C
Presentation skills C
Academic writing
Referencing C
Real world application C
Communication P
Teamwork P
Creative problem solving and decision making P
Capacity to work independently P
Computing and numerical skills P
Time management P
Leadership P
Entrepreneurial thinking P
Commercial awareness P
Resilience P
The skills referenced above will be taught and developed on the foundation year and, due to the nature of the qualification, the emphasis will be on identifying the transferable characteristics of such skills for use in a variety of future pathways including level 4 study and employability. T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of a Foundation Year and 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over five academic years, consisting of a Foundation Year, an optional professional training year and 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Year 0 - FHEQ Level 3

Optional modules for Year 0 - FHEQ Level 3

For further information on FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6 please view the programme specification for the full-time BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance.

Year 0 (with PTY) - FHEQ Level 3

Optional modules for Year 0 (with PTY) - FHEQ Level 3

For further information on FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6 and professional training year please view the programme specification for the full-time with PTY BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance.

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exchange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) N
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.