DUT Business and Administration Management (GEA) OPTION Finance and Accounting (FC)

The course offers students the opportunity to learn to hold positions of management and responsibility in the field of structure management (public and private sector businesses, administrations, local and regional authorities, associations).

The GEA Department trains students to BAC+2 level and provides them with a professional curriculum that gives them access to a wide range of further studies and openings.
  • Aims
This course aims to prepare students for a wide variety of Management Technician professions and to envisage a career where they may attain positions of management and responsibility, in large-scale companies, SMEs, banks, the stock exchange, auditing and accountancy firms, insurance brokers, the Civil Service and associations.

The different jobs open to graduates are:
- information systems management (management-accounting assistant, software suite support technician, software suite sales engineer, etc.).
- business activity management (cost controller assistant, SME/SMI assistant, purchasing department employee, financial services assistant, assistant to head accountant, cost management analyst, auditing and accountancy firm employee, financial and accounting management assistant, cost controller, treasury manager, portfolio manager, etc.).

This course provides integration into working life and the possibility to study further or to reach higher grades by:
- acquiring general and technical skills
- mastering individual and team working methods
- developing autonomy and initiative
- having access to professional experience.
  • Contents or list of themes and subjects taught
Course content is based on the French National Pedagogical Programme of 2007. The course, which is held over four semesters and alternates lectures and tutorials (totalling 1,620 hours, where ¾ of these are organized in the form of tutorials or practical hands-on work), includes assessment based on the ongoing assessment method.

- 1st year: 30 weeks of classes + 1 compulsory 4-week traineeship
- 2nd year: 26 weeks of classes + 1 compulsory 8-week traineeship.

Students must also develop a tutored project throughout the four semesters.

The pedagogical team comprises teachers and professionals from the sector of activity concerned by the course. The subjects taught are grouped together into 3 modules (UE - Unité d’Enseignement) per semester, the assessment of the traineeships and the tutored project (reports and oral dissertations) constitute the fourth module.

- Module (UE) 1 deals with communicating in French, in English and in a second, free-choice foreign language as well as psychology and methodology.
- Module (UE) 2 deals with economy and law.
- Module (UE) 3 deals with accounting and tax management and with management tools (mathematics and computing).