Coventry University is a renowned public research institution located in Coventry, England. Established in 1992, it has a rich history dating back to 1843. The university is known for its practical approach to education, strong industry links, and emphasis on work-related learning. Offering a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, Coventry University excels in fields such as business, engineering, health sciences, arts, and computing. It has received accolades for its student experience, innovation, and teaching quality. With a vibrant campus in Coventry and international campuses, the university provides a dynamic and global learning environment for students.
We recommend having an IELTS score with a minimum of 5.0 on all components for entry onto an undergraduate course, or a minimum of 5.5 on all components for entry onto a postgraduate course. The IELTS component levels are provided as guidance only and alternative previous English language study will be considered.
Why you should study this course
By studying this course you will have the opportunity to:
Prepare for professional qualifications - Our degree is closely aligned to the syllabi of professional accountancy bodies1 including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Develop practical skills in our Bloomberg Trading Floor4 - Develop your skills on our Trading Floor, featuring 42 dual screen Bloomberg terminals.
Put your skills to the test - Prepare and analyse financial statements, as well as studying the impact of finance on real businesses through case studies of a diverse range of organisations.
Access our sigma Maths and Stats Support Centre4 - Access maths and statistics support through drop-in sessions with experienced staff.
Benefit from real-world exposure - Prepare for a future career in accountancy by applying for a work placement2. Past students have undertaken placements at PwC, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Jaguar Land Rover and the NHS.
Choose a January start - If you choose to start this course in January you will study exactly the same course but over a slightly shorter timescale in Year 1. This is ideal if you missed the September start, want to transfer from a different university or course or just need a bit more time to prepare for life at university.
The common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn.
If you discover an interest in a specific subject you have studied, upon successful completion of your first year, you could swap degrees with another course in your common first year (subject to meeting progression requirements).
Common first year course:
Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons)
In the first year, the curriculum is shared across related courses allowing you to gain a broad grounding in the discipline before going on, in the second and third years, to specialist modules in your chosen field.