BA (Hons) Accounting and Management

This Accounting and Management degree is designed for students interested in accounting and management, who wish to study an integrated programme allowing them to gain career advantage and a competitive edge by acquiring expertise at a substantial level in both disciplines. 

Our accounting degree examines a range of contemporary business challenges from an accounting and business management perspective, as well as exploring the relationship between accountancy and management, in order to determine a successful business in today’s challenging financial market.

This course is available with a sandwich year, to enable to students to gain a year of work experience alongside their studies.

This course is subject to validation.

UCAS Code Study Mode
Duration Start Date Campus Campus Code
NN42 Full-time 3 Years September Treforest A
NN43 Sandwich 4 Years September Treforest A
UCAS Code Study Mode
Duration Start Date Campus Campus Code
NN42 Full-time 3 Years September Treforest A
NN43 Sandwich 4 Years September Treforest A


Students will have approximately 12 contact hours per week, allowing students to manage work and family commitments around their students.

Classes will include a variety of guest lectures from industry leaders and professional bodies, as well as live projects from a range of employers


Students on this accounting and management degree will be assessed via a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework assessments are varied and will include case studies, live projects, presentations and computer-based assessments.


You will be taught by our professionally qualified and experienced teaching team with a wealth of experience in the accounting and business industries.

Full-time fees are per year. Part-time fees are per 20 credits. Once enrolled, the fee will remain at the same rate throughout the duration of your study on this course.

Find out how to pay your tuition fees in full or by payment plan.

This course is eligible under the Enhanced Learning Credits scheme for Ex-Armed Forces personnel.

International Scholarships are available for self-funding international students.

August 2019 - July 2020 Fees

  • Full-time UK and EU:  £9000

  • Full-time International:  £12600 

August 2020 - July 2021 Fees

  • Full-time UK and EU: TBC

  • Full-time International: TBC

Additional Costs

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed below. Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense.

UK and EU students

Apply via UCAS if you are a UK/EU residing applicant, applying for year one of a full-time undergraduate degree, Foundation Year, Foundation Degree or HND and you have not applied through UCAS before. If you are applying to study part-time, to top up your Foundation Degree or HND, or to transfer to USW from another institution, please apply directly.

International students

Apply directly to the University if you live outside the UK/EU.

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Admissions statement

Graduates will have a broad understanding of business management principles and an in-depth understanding of business accounting and will be prepared for a variety of graduate management and/or accounting careers. The course will also be ideal preparation for students wishing to start their own businesses.

Our Careers and Employability Service

As a USW student, you will have access to advice from the Careers and Employability Service throughout your studies and after you graduate.

This includes: one-to-one appointments from faculty based Career Advisers, in person, over the phone or even on Skype and through email via the "Ask a Question" service. We also have extensive online resources for help with considering your career options and presenting yourself well to employers. Resources include psychometric tests, career assessments, a CV builder, interview simulator and application help. Our employer database has over 2,000 registered employers targeting USW students, you can receive weekly email alerts for jobs.

Our Careers service has dedicated teams: A central work experience team to help you find relevant placements; an employability development team which includes an employability programme called Grad Edge; and an Enterprise team focused on new business ideas and entrepreneurship.