Arden University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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This BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance Degree from Arden University has an integrated Foundation year to better enable you to pursue your higher education goals, even if it has been a while since you last studied. The foundation year will cover the key practical skills and subject knowledge needed for your studies, and with our Blended Learning model you will find an accommodating mix of flexibility via our online learning portal, and the structure and support of a classroom experience in twice-weekly lectures at one of our study centres in London, Birmingham or Manchester. Arden's Accounting and Finance degree has been designed with your future career in mind, covering essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance. Learn financial accounting, managing information systems, accounting and financial reporting, and more with this course. As a further career boost we offer ACCA accreditation so you can stay up-to-date with the latest industry standards and give your CV an edge.

Course details


Foundation Year

  • Management & Technology Pathway
  • Developing Academic Skills
  • Using Numeracy, Data & IT
  • Research Skills and Using Information
  • Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively
  • Structure of Business
  • Technology in Organisations
Year 2
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Developing Personal and Management Skills
  • Business Maths
  • Understanding the Business Environment (Accounting and Finance)
  • Management Information Systems
Year 3
  • Business Law
  • British Taxation
  • Accounting & Audit Framework
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Decision Making
Year 4
  • Audit
  • Financial Management
  • Ethics
- Professional, Statutory and Current Accounting Issues

Assessment method

We use a wide range of assessment methods at Arden to give you the opportunity to demonstrate a wide range of strengths, these could include:

  • Portfolio of Tasks,
  • Case Study,
  • Financial Analysis and Reports Coursework,
  • Essays,
  • Exam,
  • Reports,
- Dissertation

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information

This Blended Learning Accounting & Finance Degree has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course at Arden University you must have either: GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent At least 1 year's full-time work experience Candidates who do not have GCSE English at grade C or 5 will be required to undertake a literacy assessment for entry. Students must still have an English qualification to support previous study in English – the Arden English Assessment does not exempt you from this.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £32500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £32500 Whole course
Scotland £32500 Whole course
Wales £32500 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee for Year 0: £7,750 Fee per Year 1-3: £8,250 Total fee for 4 year degree: £32,500
Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at Arden University - UCAS