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School of Management Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UMMN-AFB02: BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Normal programme duration: 3 years

[Page last updated: 11 August 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • This programme has no possible DAPs
 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES10010 Introductory economics 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN10442 Introduction to business law 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN10668 Fundamentals of accounting 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN10669 Fundamentals of finance 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES10003 Core skills for economists: introduction to statistics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES10158 Mathematics for economics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN10004 Business computing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 32% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN20018 Financial accounting and reporting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20026 Principles of finance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20508 Contemporary issues in accounting and finance practice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20011 Intermediate microeconomics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20013 Intermediate macroeconomics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN10071 Organisational behaviour 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20023 Business forecasting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20024 Commercial contracts 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20081 Principles of marketing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20208 Foundations for international business 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20448 Business & the natural environment 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN20211 Advanced corporate finance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20310 Empirical finance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20690 Intermediate management accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20012 Intermediate microeconomics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20014 Intermediate macroeconomics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20010 Company law 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20014 Managing enterprise information systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20016 Marketing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20017 Operations management 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20050 Supply management 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20291 Human resource management 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20445 Corporate responsibility: principles and perspectives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20547 Strategic financial decisions 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20624 People and innovation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

  • Students on this programme may opt to go on International academic exchange in Year 3 Semester 1 instead of the units listed here, subject to the approval of the Director of Studies.
  • Students may select no more than 12 credits of optional Year 2 units (e.g. codes beginning MN2*, ES2* etc.) in this programme year.
  • Students must select at least 30 credits from List A across both semesters and must take 60 credits in total; either 30 credits in each semester or ES20069 and 24 credits in each semester.

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 3

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 12 credits from the following list:
List B:
  • Students may select no more than 30 credits from List B across the year.
  • Students may not select more than 12 credits of level 2 units in this year of the programme.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20069 Introduction to econometrics 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 3

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 24 credits from the following list:
List A:
  • Students must select at least 30 credits from List A across the year unless on International Exchange in Semester 1, in which case at least 18 credits must be selected from List A in Semester 2.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN30315 Advanced financial accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30469 Advanced management accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30470 Investment and trading 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30506 Financial markets - equity 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 30 credits from the following list:
List B:
  • Students may select no more than 30 credits from List B across the year.
  • Students may not select more than 12 credits of level 2 units in this year of the programme.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES30026 Advanced macroeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20032 E-business 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20433 Decision making & leadership 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30036 Advertising theory and practice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30039 Employment law 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30222 Innovation, industrialisation & international competitiveness 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30266 Decision making 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30281 Privacy, trust and security in information systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30372 Marketing and society 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30449 Strategic management 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30575 Entrepreneurship and innovation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30746 Economics, evolution and complexity 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 3

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 30 credits from the following list:
List A:
  • Students must select at least 30 credits from List A across the year unless on International Exchange in Semester 1, in which case at least 18 credits must be selected from this list.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN30209 Investment banking 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30316 Risk management and internal control 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30444 UK tax and tax planning for the growing business 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30468 Auditing & accountability 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30507 Financial markets - derivatives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30509 Behavioural finance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 24 credits from the following list:
List B:
  • Students may select no more than 30 credits from List B across the year.
  • Students may not select more than 12 credits of level 2 units in this year of the programme.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES30025 Advanced microeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30054 Strategy & human resource management 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30062 International business law 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30400 Doing business in China: opportunities and challenges 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30436 Contemporary issues in business and society 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30441 International marketing management 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30474 Management consulting: theory and practice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30475 Sustainable operations management 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30602 Leading and managing change 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30676 Management science 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30779 Entrepreneurship and innovation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.