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Programme structure: Accounting and Finance with Professional Placement (BSc) - what's running in 2017/18

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Advanced Management Accounting EFIM30003 20 Mandatory
Advanced Financial Reporting EFIM30033 20 Mandatory
Financial Markets EFIM30019 10 Mandatory
Advanced Corporate Finance EFIM30020 10 Mandatory
Units totalling 60 credit points from the following:
Strategy EFIM30030 20 Optional
Auditing EFIM30016 20 Optional
Financial Crises EFIM30018 10 Optional
Portfolio Management EFIM30021 10 Optional
Financial Statement Analysis EFIM30025 10 Optional
International Finance EFIM30026 10 Optional
Applied Economics: Current Economic Problems ECON30065 20 Optional
Economics of Developing Countries ECON30071 20 Optional
International Economics ECON30074 20 Optional
Labour Economics ECON30075 20 Optional
Industrial Economics ECON30076 20 Optional
Macroeconomic Theory and Policy ECON30077 20 Optional
Environmental Economics EFIM30004 20 Optional
The Practice of Management EFIM30007 20 Optional
Advanced Microeconomics EFIM30009 20 Optional
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability EFIM30012 20 Optional
Advanced Management Science EFIM30013 20 Optional
Operations Management EFIM30014 20 Optional
International Human Resource Management EFIM30024 20 Optional
Behavioural Economics EFIM30027 20 Optional
Derivatives EFIM30028 10 Optional
International Macroeconomics EFIM30029 10 Optional
Approved Law Units OPEN 20 Optional
Selected Law Units
Accounting and Finance with Professional Placement (BSc)   120  

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, and the Gateway programmes or for International Foundation Programmes please see the student handbook available on Blackboard.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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