Accounting for Management

Aston University
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 35,834
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 59,078

Entry Requirements

Requirements are:

  • UCAS Code: N420  
  • A Levels: AAB (340 UCAS points) 
  • IB: 35 points. Minimum scores of 6, 6, 5 at Higher level. Minimum scores of 5 in English and Maths at Standard level. 
  • BTEC, Access & other: BTEC National Diploma DDD. Access to HE students are eligible to apply for this course. 

Further requirements:

  • 5 GCSE grades A*- C to include: GCSE Maths – grade B GCSE English – grade C 

Please note that General Studies does not contribute towards the UCAS points requirement but is welcomed as an additional qualification.


Year 1

The modules are:

  • English Legal Method & Contract Law 
  • Perspectives on Business and Management 
  • Information Technology for Business 
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics 
  • Introduction to Microecomonics 
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • Introduction to Management Accounting 
  • Introduction to Marketing Management 
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour 
  • Principles of Operations Management 
  • Introduction to Business Analytics 
  • International Perspectives in Organisations 
  • Research Project 

Year 2

The modules are:

  • Business Policy 
  • Business Game 
  • Business, Government & Society 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Financial Management 
  • Making Managerial Decisions 
  • Principles of Intellectual Property Law 
  • Strategic Finance 
  • Optional Module 

Year 3

Professional placement year in accountancy, finance or management or you have the option to undertake an international study placement. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students.

Final Year

In this year accounting studies are taken to a more refined level, similar to a professional qualification standard, but retaining theoretical analysis.

The modules are:

  • Strategic Management 
  • Advanced Financial Accounting 
  • The Organisational Context of Management
  •  Accounting Taxation: Policy and Practice 
  • Principles of Company Law 
  • Auditing and Professional Ethics 
  • International Finance 
  • Optional modules

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