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Accounting, BSc, with industry placement

Northumbria University, United Kingdom


Subject ranking

Accounting & Finance
Accounting and finance
UK / The Times
Business & economics
UK / Times


Course feesS$32.2K / year
Entertainment, books
food & rent
S$17K / year
Beer S$6
MacDonalds S$11
Cinema S$14
Coffee S$5
TotalS$49.2K / year

Entry requirements

A Level BBB
Diploma 2.9
International Baccalaureate 31


Northumbria Undergraduate Global Scholarship
£3000 for tuition
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Alumni Discount
20% for tuition
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Northumbria Postgraduate Global Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
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British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
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Sep 2024
Website (External)
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+65 9650 3225
+65 6333 1300


4 years
About the course

Course summary

Thinking of becoming an accountant? Or looking to develop your finance and business knowledge? Northumbria University’s BSc (Hons) Accounting course is about more than just numbers, it gives you fresh insights and a deeper understanding of financial information. And it’s your starting block for building a rewarding career. Complementing modules that combine key accounting theory with problem-based learning around real-world scenarios, the course offers an optional, year-long placement between your second and final years. It’s an opportunity well worth taking up to give your CV the edge with valuable experience – whether you’re interested in a training contract or role in industry accounting. And depending on the nature of the placement, this may count as the practice element you’ll need for full membership of the highly respected Association of Accounting Technicians. If it is the chartered accountant route that appeals, you’ll need to satisfy the requirements of professional accounting bodies. So we’ve designed our Accounting course with this in mind. Currently, our BSc (Hons) offers 42 individual exemptions across six of the world’s largest professional bodies. These mean you’ll be able to enter the job market with a good number of your professional qualifications already behind you. Northumbria University’s Accounting course is covered by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation for Newcastle Business School. Our professional but practical approach is also highly rated by students. Accounting has achieved an average of 91% overall for student satisfaction over the last six years in the NSS surveys.The University are actively seeking the following Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB) accreditations for the programme, however these are subject to approval by the relevant accrediting body:AAT - Association of Accounting TechniciansACCA - Association of Certified AccountantsAIA - Association of International AccountantsCIMA - Chartered Institute of Management AccountantsCIPFA - Chartered Institute of Public Finance and AccountancyICAEW - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales


For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback, from both tutors, is built into your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
  • Course does not award QTS

What you will learn

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at

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