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Accounting and Spanish

Bangor University
4 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
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Program description

Accounting and Spanish

This course provides a fantastic opportunity to combine Accounting with the in-depth study of a language. You will benefit from excellent teaching and student support whilst developing key skills and knowledge that you will need for your year abroad, and later on, for the world of work.

Accounting has been defined as the measurement and disclosure of financial information that is used by managers, investors and others to make decisions about the allocation of resources within organisations. Our accounting and banking degree provides you with all the skills you need to ensure a sound foundation for your professional career in a wide range of fields of accounting and banking.

Spanish will give you advanced skills in the Spanish language, and a broad range of specialised and detailed insights into the culture, society and history that go with it. You will take core modules developing the key oral, aural and written skills each year.

Admission requirements

For 2020 entry:

For Accounting:

GCSE: Maths grade C/4 required. Typical offer is based on a minimum 120 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DMM
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Access: Pass
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted

For Spanish:

Typical offer is based on a minimum 96 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels (including grade C or above in Spanish)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (including grade H5 in Spanish)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM**
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis**
  • Access: Pass**
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted. International school leaving qualification

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Mgmt & Financial Accounting
  • Business Analytics

Semester 2

  • Mgmt & Financial Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Advanced Spanish 1 (Semester 1) Core
  • Advanced Spanish 2 (Semester 2) Core
  • Spanish Begin./Intermed. 1 (Semester 1) Core
  • Spanish Begin./Intermed. 2 (Semester 2) Core

With A-Level Spanish Select Advanced Without A-Level Spanish Select Beginners

Optional Modules

  • Principles of Business Mgmt (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Fin Techniques and Analysis (Semester 2)
  • Tutorials-Accounting & Finance (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Tutorials-Economics & Banking (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Tutorials in Management (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Tutorials in Marketing (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Core Economics (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Banks and Financial Markets (Semester 1)
  • Marketing (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Chinese for Beginners 1 (Semester 1)
  • French for Beginners I (Semester 1)
  • German for Beginners I (Semester 1)
  • Italian for Beginners I (Semester 1)
  • Introduction to Language (Semester 1)
  • Language, Literature & Culture (Semester 2)
  • Transnational Cultures (Semester 2)
  • Creating National Histories (Semester 1)

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Spanish Language 1 Core
  • ASB-2507: Management Accounting
  • ASB-2515: Financial Accounting 1

Semester 2

  • LZS-2040: Spanish Language 1
  • ASB-2507: Management Accounting
  • ASB-2516: Financial Accounting 2

Optional Modules

  • Corporate Finance (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Ymdrin â'ch Pwnc yn Gymraeg (Semester 2)
  • Law for Business (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Work Placement (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Corporate Gov'nce & Regulation (Semester 2)
  • Discovering Cities (Semester 2)
  • History of Galicia (Semester 2)
  • Reading Fantastic Literatures (Semester 1)
  • Galician I (Semester 1)
  • Galician II (Semester 2)
  • The Cinema of Spain (Semester 2)

Year 4

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Spanish Language 2 Core
  • Adv.Accounting Theory & Pract

Semester 2

  • Spanish Language 2
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Adv.Accounting Theory & Pract
  • Taxation (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Auditing (Semester 1 + 2)

Students must take either ASB-3212 or ASB-3214, the other may be taken as an option.

Optional Modules

  • Financial Technology (Semester 2)
  • Ymdrin â'ch Pwnc yn Gymraeg (Semester 2)
  • Corporate Risk Management (Semester 1)
  • Financial Statement Analysis (Semester 2)
  • Dissertation (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Executive Compensation (Semester 2)

Students may choose from the above list of modules subject to prerequisites.

  • Adaptations in European Cinema (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Spain through its Writers (Semester 1)
  • Iberian Identities on Screen (Semester 2)
  • Approaching Translation (Semester 2)
  • Culture and the Body (Semester 1)
  • Press Dossier (Semester 1)
  • Patagonia Gyfoes (Semester 2)
  • Joint Hons Diss (English) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • Joint Hons Diss (Target Lang) (Semester 1 + 2)

Joint Hons. Students may only take ONE 10-credit LXE module (does not include the dissertation). A dissertation must be taken in ONE joint honours subject.

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Tuition fees

For more information please visit our website

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BA (Joint Hons) degree.

Career opportunities

For Accounting:

Many graduates from Bangor Business School pursue careers in areas such as accountancy, banking, investment, insurance, risk management, marketing, human resource management and retail management.

Employability and Modern Languages and Cultures degrees

For Spanish:

Studying Modern Languages opens the door to a wide variety of careers. Many Bangor Modern Languages graduates have, of course, gone into teaching and translating, but just as many have embarked upon successful careers in the civil service, business and commerce, industry and the media. The skills you learn whilst studying languages – cultural awareness, communication, accuracy, planning and logical analysis – are valued highly by employers from all sectors of the economy.

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We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

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LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
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