BSc Business Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience

Year of entry: 2023

Overview

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer
AAA
Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Students without GCSE/iGCSE Maths at grade A (or 7) will need to achieve 6 in any one of the following SL subjects; Maths, Maths: Analysis and Approaches or Maths: Applications and Interpretation. Alternatively we can accept grade 6 in Middle Years Programme Maths. We do not accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) Business Accounting applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.

Students without GCSE/iGCSE English Language at B (or 6) will need to achieve 5 in SL Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature. If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve a 6.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course description

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Why study Business Accounting at Alliance MBS?

BSc Business Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience is a collaboration between The University of Manchester, PwC, and the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

It combines academic study, integrated professional work placements, and progress towards the ICAEW Chartered Accountancy qualification, the ACA.

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Fees

Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

In recognition of students passing their first year of this prestigious but challenging programme, students will be awarded a scholarship in years 2-4. This scholarship will be £7,450 over years 2-4 (£2,483 per year). Both home and international students will be awarded the same amount of scholarship.

PwC's Flying Start Financial Bursary is aimed at supporting students with the day-to-day costs of University life. If you meet the bursary eligibility criteria and join the BSc (Hons) Business Accounting 'Flying Start' programme in autumn 2022, a £10,000 bursary will be awarded to you, split across the four years of the degree.  Read further details, including eligibility criteria.   

The  Manchester Bursary  is available to UK students registered on an undergraduate degree course at Alliance MBS who have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance England.

In addition, Alliance MBS will award a range of  Social Responsibility Scholarships  to UK and international/EU students.

The School will also award a number of  International Stellar Scholarships  to international students achieving AAA at A-level (or equivalent qualification). Applicants who exceed AAA and/or have supplementary qualifications (such as EPQ) will receive additional consideration

Please see our  scholarship pages  for full details.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Alliance Manchester Business School
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 3095/3425
Email
Website
https://www.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/bsc-hons-business-accounting-with-industrialprofessional-experience/
School/Faculty overview
Alliance Manchester Business School was established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. Today, we are the UK's largest campus-based business and management school, and 'Original Thinking Applied' is at the heart of everything we do. Find out more .

Courses in related subject areas

Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.

Entry requirements

A-level

Grades AAA. Native language A-Levels are accepted. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-Levels passed in the same sitting. In most circumstances we will expect candidates to complete three A-Levels in one sitting to demonstrate the ability to manage a high level and volume of study.

Preferred A-Level subjects

We will consider the subjects you have taken in addition to your individual grades. Due to the popularity of our courses we may prioritise applicants based on the number of preferred subjects that they are studying. We may also take into consideration the combination of subjects taken. Please use the list below to check our preferred subjects for BSc (Hons) Business Accounting:

Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, English Language/Literature, Geography, Government and Politics, Law, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Politics, Quantitative Methods and Statistics.

Contextual offer

Grades AAB for applicants who meet our contextual offer criteria. For further information and to check eligibility visit our  Contextual Offers page . Native languages accepted. General Studies accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. We expect you to complete three A-levels in one sitting and will also consider the subjects you have taken - view our  full entry requirements  for more information.

AS-level

AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.

Unit grade information

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit information where available.  Like all other information provided by applicants this may be taken into consideration when assessing your application.  Unit grades will not normally form part of an offer conditions.

GCSE

Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education including acceptable levels of Literacy and Numeracy, equivalent to at least Grade B or 6 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language and Grade A or 7 in Mathematics. GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE/iGCSE English Language.

Please note that if you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we require you to achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above or to offer one of our  acceptable equivalent qualifications .

International Baccalaureate

36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Students without GCSE/iGCSE Maths at grade A (or 7) will need to achieve 6 in any one of the following SL subjects; Maths, Maths: Analysis and Approaches or Maths: Applications and Interpretation. Alternatively we can accept grade 6 in Middle Years Programme Maths. We do not accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) Business Accounting applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.

Students without GCSE/iGCSE English Language at B (or 6) will need to achieve 5 in SL Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature. If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve a 6.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Other international entry requirements

Alliance MBS is a truly global business school welcoming undergraduate students from over 80 countries. We accept a wide range of qualifications from different countries - please see our international entry requirements for more information.

Scottish requirements

Scottish Advanced Highers are normally required in one of the following combinations:

  • Three Advanced Highers at grades AAA
  • Two Advanced Highers at grades AA and two additional Highers at grades AA

Students without Maths as one of their Higher or Advanced level subjects in the above requirements will need either; National 5 at grade A, Intermediate 2 at grade A or Standard Grade General at grade 2. Students without English language as one of their Higher or Advanced level subjects in the above requirements will need either; National 5 at grade B, Intermediate 2 at grade B or Standard Grade General at grade 3.

We will consider the subjects you have taken in addition to your individual grades. Due to the popularity of our courses we may prioritise applicants based on the number of preferred subjects that they are studying. We may also take into consideration the combination of subjects taken. Please check the individual course profile pages for our list of preferred subjects, you can find this under 'Entry Requirements' and 'Preferred A-Level subjects'. Our preferred Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher subjects are the same as our preferred A-Level subjects.

Welsh Baccalaureate

The University welcomes and recognises the value of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma/Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and usually requires two A Levels or equivalent to be included within this. We require minimum grade A from the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma/Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus grades AA at A-level.

If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the academic School(s) you plan to apply to.

European Baccalaureate

The University of Manchester welcomes applicants with the European Baccalaureate. We require an overall average of 85% in the European Baccalaureate with 80% in English and 83% in Maths.

AQA Baccalaureate

The University recognises the benefits of the AQA Baccalaureate and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills.

In making offers, the University will focus on the three A Levels taken within the AQA Baccalaureate. Students need to check the standard A Level requirements for their chosen course.

The units of broader study, enrichment activities and the Extended Project are considered to be valuable elements of the AQA Baccalaureate and we would therefore strongly encourage students to draw upon these experiences within their personal statement.

Foundation year

The University recognises a number of foundation programmes as suitable for entry to this undergraduate programme - please visit the international foundation year pages of our website for details of recognised programmes, including INTO Manchester and NCUK.

Pearson BTEC qualifications

We consider the following BTEC Nationals for entry provided you have studied a subject relevant to the chosen course. Please contact us at  ug.ambs@manchester.ac.uk  if you wish to check your eligibility.

  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma  at grades D*D*D*
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma  at grades D*D* plus grade A at A-Level
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate  at grade D* plus grades AA at A-Level

Please note, we do not accept General Studies as an A-Level option and we do not accept A-Level subjects which are the same as your BTEC qualification.

Please note, the National Diploma and the National Extended Certificate must be studied alongside A-Levels. We are unable to accept combinations of the BTEC qualification.

Legacy BTEC qualifications (pre-2016)

The University of Manchester welcomes applications from students who have achieved legacy BTEC qualifications (pre-2016) such as the BTEC Extended Diploma, BTEC Diploma, BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, and BTEC Certificate.  The grades required are likely to be the same or vary similar to the new BTEC qualifications (first teaching 2016, awarded 2018). Please contact us at  ug.ambs@manchester.ac.uk  if you wish to check your eligibility.

OCR Cambridge Technical qualifications

We consider the following Cambridge Technical qualifications from the 2016 suite for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course and studied alongside A-Levels. Please contact us at  ug.ambs@manchester.ac.uk  if you wish to check your eligibility.

  • Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma  at grades DDM plus grade A at A-Level
  • Cambridge Technical Diploma  at grades D*D* plus grade A at A-Level
  • Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma  at grades DM plus grades AA at A-Level
  • Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate  at grade D* plus grades AA at A-Level

Please note, we do not accept the Cambridge Technical Certificate or Cambridge Technical qualifications from the 2012 suite.

Access to HE Diploma

We require a QAA-recognised Access to HE Diploma. The subject of your Access to HE qualification will be taken into consideration when making a decision on your application. Please note, we only accept the Access to HE qualification when studied at a centre in the UK.

60 credits are required with 45 credits at Level 3 at Distinction.

Cambridge Pre-U

We consider applicants offering Pre-U Principal subjects, or a mix of Pre-U and A Level subjects, provided a minimum of three distinct subjects overall is taken. We consider the below combinations.

  • D3 D3 D3 over 3 Principal subjects
  • D3 D3 over 2 Principal subjects plus grade A at A-Level
  • D3 in a Principal subject plus grades AA at A-Level

Please contact us at ug.ambs@manchester.ac.uk if you wish to check your eligibility.

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

The University recognises the benefits of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills. Although the Extended Project will not be included in the conditions of your offer, we strongly encourage you to provide information about the EPQ in your personal statement and at interview. A number of our academic Schools may also choose to take your performance in the EPQ into account should places be available in August for applicants who narrowly miss the entry grades for their chosen course.

Core Maths

The University recognises the value of Level 3 Core Mathematics qualifications. Core Mathematics is not a compulsory element of post-16 study and as a result we will not normally include it in the conditions of any offer we make. However, if a student chooses to undertake a core mathematics qualification this may be taken into account when we consider a student's application, particularly for courses with a distinct mathematical or statistical element that does not require A Level Mathematics. Academic Schools may also choose to take a student's performance in Core Mathematics into account should places be available in August for applicants who narrowly miss the entry grades for their chosen course.

Where a course requires applicants to have at least grade 6/B or higher in GCSE Mathematics we would be likely to consider a pass in Core Mathematics at a minimum grade C or B as an alternative way to fulfil this requirement. Where an A Level in Mathematics is required then Core Mathematics will not be accepted in lieu of an A Level.

A Level and GCSE Mathematics requirements for our courses vary according to subject so we advise students to contact the academic School, who will clarify whether a student's portfolio of qualifications is acceptable for entry onto the chosen course.

Home-schooled applicants

If you have followed a non-standard educational route and have been, for example, educated at home, your application will be considered against the standard entry criteria of the course to which you applied. You will be required to demonstrate that you meet the academic entry requirements as specified for the course. We will also require a reference which should be written by somebody who knows you well enough, in an official capacity, to write about you and your suitability for higher education. Please refer to UCAS for further information: UCAS reference guidelines

Non-standard educational routes

Mature students are some of our most well-equipped learners, bringing skills and attributes gained from work, family and other life experiences.  Students come from a whole array of backgrounds, study every kind of course, undertake full-time and part-time learning and are motivated by career intentions as well as personal interest.  There is no such thing as a typical mature student at Manchester.

The application process is the same as for other prospective undergraduates.  If you require further clarification about the acceptability of the qualifications you hold please contact the academic School(s) you plan to apply to.  Further information for mature students can be found here ( http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mature-students/ )

English language

All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency.  The minimum English Language requirement for this course is either:

  • GCSE/iGCSE English Language grade B/6,   or;
  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6 in any individual component, or;
  • An acceptable equivalent qualification.

For details on acceptable equivalent qualifications to this course please see Alliance Manchester Business School's  English Language information page .

If you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we require you to achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above or to offer one of our acceptable equivalent qualifications.

The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK and the EU must show evidence of a minimum level of English Language in order to be granted a UK visa (Tier 4 visa) to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. This level is often referred to as the 'B2 level'. At Alliance Manchester Business School we require a higher English Language proficiency than the B2 level. Further information about the English Language policy at the University can be found  here . Details on acceptable English Language tests to this course can be found on Alliance Manchester Business School's  English Language information page .

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Relevant work experience

Work-related experience is not essential but can provide useful evidence of your team-working skills and ability to take responsibility. Relevant work experience can provide evidence of interest in and commitment to the subject.

Application and selection

How to apply

Apply through UCAS .

Advice to applicants

If you require immigration permission to study in the UK, but will not be applying for a student visa as you already hold another type of immigration permission, please contact us for more information. Due to certain visa restrictions we need to check your eligibility for the programme and any subsequent Graduate offer that could be made to you, before we can progress your application.

Mitigating circumstances may be personal or family illness, other family circumstances, change of teachers during a course, problems with school facilities or an unusual curriculum followed by your school or college. We recommend that information on mitigating circumstances that have affected or are likely to affect your academic performance will be included in the referee's report. We cannot usually take into account information that is supplied after an adverse decision has been made on an application by the admitting School. If you encounter mitigating circumstances after you have submitted your application, please inform the admissions staff in the School to which you applied as soon as possible.

Where mitigating circumstances have already been taken into account, for example by the relevant exam board, we will not be able to make further allowances.

Unit grade

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will form the consideration of application.

A*

Alliance Manchester Business School does not issue offers on the Grade A* as standard practice. It may however be taken into account at the point of confirmation to inform decisions on candidates who have narrowly missed the terms of their offer.

A-levels in a native or heritage language

We consider applications holistically taking into consideration the overall educational environment. Where native langue A levels are offered we will consider them in line with other subjects that the student has undertaken.

How your application is considered

Each applicant will be assessed on an individual basis by both The University of Manchester and PwC. The University will initially assess whether applicants meet the University's entry requirements based on the student's predicted grades. Selected applicants will then be required to complete PwC's selection process which involves some additional assessments. The first stage is Career Unlocked (a behaviour based assessment). If you are successful, you will then be asked to complete Career Conversation (a video interview). If you have met the criteria for the video interview, you will then be invited to a final virtual assessment event, which will include an assessed group exercise

Entry on to the programme will be dependent on an applicant being successful in PwC's selection process. The virtual assessment events are held between February and March each year. If you are successful, you will be formally notified of an offer through the UCAS system.

Predicted Grades

Strong examination results are the main factor in admitting students to our courses. We consider other information to ensure we admit students with the most outstanding potential. This is assessed within a structured framework and includes prior and predicted grades. Your referee should give realistic grade predications for all qualifications that you are currently studying at the top of their reference. If you attend a non-UK school or college that does not provide predicted grades your referee should explain this policy within their reference. Further guidance for referees is provided by UCAS (www.ucas.com).

Skills, knowledge, abilities, interests

We are looking for evidence of your interest in this subject, and your commitment to studying it.

Interview requirements

Assessment events are held on campus between December and March each year. If you are successful, you will be formally notified of an offer through the UCAS system.

Returning to education

The University encourages applications from applicants returning to education after employment or other experience. Your application will be considered against the standard entry criteria of the course to which you applied. However, we recognise that standard selection measures and procedures may not enable you to demonstrate fully your suitability for your chosen course. Where appropriate, admissions staff will seek and consider alternative evidence in order to give you equivalent consideration. Where they deem this alternative evidence to meet entry criteria fully, you will not be required to meet the standard academic entry requirements.

Deferrals

Applications for deferred entry are considered equally to other applications up to the point of confirmation. Deferred entry is granted on the discretion of admissions staff and PwC, and is normally granted for one year only and 2 years at the maximum. Some English Language test results, such as IELTS or TOEFL, are only valid for two years from the test date.

Policy for applicants who resit their qualifications

We consider applicants who are resitting their qualifications. Whilst we do not increase our entry requirements for the first resit this would be considered for subsequent resits.

Policy for applicants who take their examinations in more than one sitting

In most circumstances, we will expect candidates to have completed three A-levels in one sitting to demonstrate that they have the ability to successfully manage a high level and volume of study that will be expected of them once at university.

Re-applications

If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course. If you are applying for a place for the same year of entry through UCAS Extra, you should provide additional evidence of your suitability for the course. If you are applying through clearing you are required to meet the clearing requirements. In both UCAS Extra and clearing the places will be subject to availability.

Transfers

We are unable to accept any transfers directly into the second or third year due to the assessment and study options followed by our first year students at Alliance Manchester Business School. All undergraduate degree programmes at Alliance Manchester Business School are full degree programmes with a September start and students must commence the programme from year one and meet our entry criteria.

If you are currently studying at The University of Manchester on an alternative course, and wish to transfer to first year study at Alliance Manchester Business School, please contact  ug.ambs@manchester.ac.uk  to check your eligibility.

Course details

Course description

BSc Business Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience is a collaboration between The University of Manchester, PwC, and the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

It combines academic study, integrated professional work placements, and progress towards the ICAEW Chartered Accountancy qualification, the ACA.

Special features

The course's unique structure enables you to put classroom theory into commercial practice during your work placement in PwC's Audit department and then relate your practical experience back to your studies.

Throughout your time on the course, you will be supported by a network of dedicated staff at Alliance MBS, PwC and the ICAEW. In addition, you receive further support including:

  • a paid work placement at a competitive starting salary;
  • paid accommodation on work placement where needed;
  • core learning material free of charge;
  • technical skills training during your work placement.

Teaching and learning

You will normally study four or five course units per semester.

Each week there are usually two hours of lectures for each course unit and a one-hour workshop in alternate weeks, although this varies slightly.

You are expected to double this in private study.

Group work and group or individual presentations will form a regular part of your assignments.

Coursework and assessment

Essays, multiple choice tests, project reports and presentations, in-class tests, and weekly assignments constitute the coursework component of assessment, although the nature and proportion of coursework varies across course units.

The remainder of assessment is by unseen examination.

Depending on the degree course, in your final year you can choose to do a research-based dissertation or project.

We aim to strike a balance between examinations and assessed coursework as well as providing opportunities for feedback on progress through non-assessed work.

Course unit details

BSc Business Accounting is a collaboration between The University of Manchester, PwC, and ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

This is a unique and innovative course that combines academic study, integrated professional work placements, and accelerated progress towards ICAEW Chartered Accountancy status.

The degree course structure enables you to benefit from research-led academic teaching and practical professional accountancy experience during your paid placements with PwC.

Along the way you will qualify for accreditation for all the Certificate and Professional stage papers in ICAEW's Associate Chartered Accountant qualification.

Course content for year 1

This is a full year at university so you can enjoy student life, gain a solid understanding of the principles of accounting, and start to develop professional skills. During this year you will liaise with PwC to decide on the location for your placement from year two onwards.

You will take 120 credits each year. You will study Financial Reporting [10], Financial Decision Making [10], Introductory Management Accounting [10], Auditing and Professional Accounting Practice I [20], Law for Accountants [20], Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance [20], Fundamentals of Management [10], Microeconomics [10] and Macroeconomics [10]. 

Course units for year 1

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Fundamentals of Management BMAN10011 10 Mandatory
Financial Reporting BMAN10501 10 Mandatory
Introductory Management Accounting BMAN10512 10 Mandatory
Financial Decision Making M BMAN10522M 10 Mandatory
Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance BMAN10750 20 Mandatory
Auditing & Professional Accounting Practice I BMAN10760 20 Mandatory
Law for Accountants BMAN11110 20 Mandatory
Microeconomics 1 ECON10221 10 Mandatory
Macroeconomics 1 ECON10252 10 Mandatory

Course content for year 2

Your second year is a combination of study and work placement. You will study from September until the end of March, after which you will work at PwC with real clients, applying the knowledge you have gained on the programme.

You will study 80 credits of course units in Foundations of Finance [20], Financial Reporting and Accountability [20], Financial Statement Analysis [10], Principles of Taxation [10] Tax Compliance [10] and Business Strategy [10]. Your 18-week placement at PwC from April to July will account for the remaining 40 credits in your second year of study (120 credits in total).

Course units for year 2

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Financial Statement Analysis BMAN20081 10 Mandatory
Financial Reporting and Accountability BMAN21020B 20 Mandatory
Foundations of Finance C BMAN23000C 20 Mandatory
Principles of Taxation BMAN24111 10 Mandatory
Tax Compliance BMAN24632 10 Mandatory
Business Strategy BMAN24641 10 Mandatory

Course content for year 3

This is a further year that combines study and work placement. You will study from September until the end of March, when you leave to take on more challenging roles at PwC and undertake more complex projects. Your studies in this year will help you complete further ICAEW accreditations.

You will study 80 credits of course units in Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting [20], Business Planning Tax [20], Audit, Assurance and Ethics [20] and Intermediate Management Accounting [20]. Your second 18-week placement at PwC between April and July will account for the remaining 40 credits in your third year of study (120 credits in total).

Course content for year 4

In your final year you will have a block of study in the first term.

From mid-December students will begin a longer work placement which will provide the opportunity to develop professional, planning, and management skills.

Following the placement, you will return to university to complete your research project.

Course units for year 4

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Intermediate Managment Accounting BMAN21040B 20 Mandatory
Audit, Assurance and Ethics BMAN24731 20 Mandatory
Advanced Financial Reporting BMAN32190 20 Mandatory
Business Planning Tax BMAN32210 20 Mandatory

Facilities

Resources

John Rylands University Library is renowned as one of the most extensive libraries in the world.

This is complemented by our specialist business and management Eddie Davies Library which provides a dedicated service to Alliance Manchester Business School undergraduates.

There is increasing provision of information via various web-based services and much of your reading material will be available through e-journals.

These and other standard computing services, such as access to the internet and word processing, are available through computer clusters across campus in departmental buildings, libraries and halls of residence.

Many buildings in and around the campus are also equipped with free Wi-Fi access.

Personal development plans

PDPs are aimed at helping you develop awareness of generic transferable and subject-specific skills, improve independent learning and provide a record of your academic learning and achievement.

Academic advisors

All new Alliance Manchester Business School students are allocated an academic advisor who you will meet in regular sessions as part of a first-year course unit.

Where possible, you will keep the same academic advisor throughout your time here.

Your advisor will support you throughout your studies on matters of an academic nature, from providing feedback on a practice essay in preparation for your 'formal' assessment at the end of each semester to discussing your PDP or writing you a reference.

We also have a dedicated undergraduate assessment and student support centre within the School, who will be your first point of contact for any ill health or other personal problems which are affecting your work.

Disability support

Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Advisory and Support Service. Email: dass@manchester.ac.uk

Careers

Career opportunities

This course is designed to equip you with a range of business skills that may help you gain a degree, progress towards a professional qualification, and get paid work experience in the business world - all of which will help you towards receiving a full-time graduate offer with PwC.

Join PwC and you'll be ahead of its traditional graduates, potentially becoming a fully qualified ICAEW Chartered Accountant with the salary to match, just over a year after graduation.

Most students on this course will receive a job offer from PwC after graduation.

In addition, the University has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate.

At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help boost your employability .

Accrediting organisations

This is a professionally oriented degree course developed in consultation with the ICAEW.

Completion of the core course units on this course will ensure you receive substantial exemptions (12 of 15) from the ICAEW's professional qualification, the ACA (Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).