BSc Accounting and Finance options
Final Year, Component 05
BE937-6-FY or BE936-6-FY or CS316-6-FY
This module gives you the chance to apply the knowledge and skills gained on your course by undertaking an independent research project on an accounting topic of interest to companies, organisations, government or society. Topics may include areas such as: accounting standards, audit and risk; regulation; governance; financial markets; taxation and financial management. Workshops guide you towards the selection of a problem or question to investigate and you attend two one-day Accounting Project Conferences to learn how to prepare, plan and complete your research. By undertaking the project, you develop research skills, competencies and knowledge vital for the professional world of accounting post-graduation.
This module gives you the chance to critically investigate a contemporary financial issue. You put the knowledge gained on your course into practice by undertaking an independent, self-directed project or dissertation that develops your research and employability skills ready for graduate employment.
This module will allow third year students to do their final year project in an innovative and interdisciplinary way. The module seeks to give students the possibility to better understand their community, the issues it confronts and how to address them.
Through the five step training of Citizens UK (1. Organise 2. Listen 3. Plan 4. Act 5. Negotiate) the students will learn the basics of community building and organising, which they will be able to practice and experience for themselves. Students will learn to build power and negotiate with local government on issues of local concern such as hate crime, transport, mental health and housing.
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