Business, Accounting & Management
BSc (Hons) Work Based Studies (Accounting and Finance)
- Enrolment date: October and January
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This course is suitable for people who have gained considerable learning through their work experiences in an accounting and finance role but have no academic qualification which recognises this. Through our Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) processes, you have the opportunity to gain significant credits towards your final award for your previous certificated higher education level learning and your previous experiential learning, providing you with a ‘fast track’ route to a degree.
If you are currently employed in an accounting and finance role and are looking for a degree course that will take into account your previous learning, and which allows you to gain credit for your future learning through work, then this course is suitable for you.
This course is one of the pathways offered as part of the Work Based Studies programme.
What is KIS?
What you study
The course consists of core modules, taught option modules and supervised independent study option modules. Although core modules are compulsory, you can choose to study any combination of taught option modules and supervised independent study modules to make up your final award, which provides you with the opportunity to tailor the course to meet your own professional development needs.
How you learn
For taught modules lessons will include interactive structured seminar and tutorial activities which will be used to stimulate classroom discussion and debate. The course will encourage you to reflect on your work based practices to enable you to find new and innovative approaches to work based problems that will benefit your own professional development. For independent study modules no formal attendance at the University is required – you will be allocated a supervisor to support you through your study.
Where you study
Taught modules will be delivered at our Middlesbrough based campus.
How you are assessed
All assessments are work-based, allowing practical application of theory to your work role. Assessments will provide opportunities for you to enhance your professional practice and to introduce improvements into your workplace.
This course will provide you with a range of career development opportunities relating to accounting and finance within a range of organisational settings
Learners should normally have a minimum of 3 years paid or unpaid working experience in an accounting and finance role.
This course is one of the pathways offered as part of the Work based studies programme.
For additional information please see the undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements in our admissions section
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Taught option modules
- Accounting for Management Decisions
- Accounting for Management Performance
- Accounting Information Systems
- Advanced Auditing
- Advanced Financial Accounting
- Business Law and Ethics
- Continuing Personal and Professional Development
- Corporate Finance
- Economic Principles
- Financial Accounting
- Introduction to Financial Accounting
- Management and the Organisation
- Strategic Management
Supervised independent study option modules
You can choose to take several of these modules if you wish
Modules offered may vary.