Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Professional Accounting with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Accountancy is a vital function in business, fulfilling a significant role in business development and profitability. The Professional Accounting with Foundation Year BA (Hons) course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in accounting and finance. The strength of the course lies in preparing students, who are unable to follow the more traditional route onto a degree course in Professional Accounting. The ability to produce quality financial data is integral to strategic decision-making and could ultimately be the reason a business thrives or dissolves. Consequently, studying accountancy and finance can lead to an exciting career in a variety of organisations from public sector to private sector as well as charities. The foundation year aims to provide the fundamental knowledge and skill set in a range of mathematical and business principles, as well as the theories and concept involved in investment risk and professional ethics. Students who successfully complete their foundation year will then progress onto the Professional Accounting with BA (Hons). At CU Coventry, we aim to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skillset to help you get into the accounting profession. Alongside your learning, as part of your degree in Professional Accounting with BA (Hons), you will also have the chance to conduct critical research with our experienced staff, learn from guest visitors and take part in practical modules. Guest Visitors are subject to availability.

Course details

Modules

In the foundation – year one, the main study themes are: • Academic Skills for Accounting and Finance • Accounting and Spreadsheets • Investment and Risk • Cost, Revenue and Professional Ethics During the Professional Accounting degree part of the course, the main study themes are: Year Two • Financial Statement and Control in a Business Environment • Budgeting in a Business Environment • Principles of Taxation • Credit Management Control Year Three • Management Information • Financial Reporting • Law for Accounting • Business Finance Final Year • Assurance • Advanced Taxation • Business Strategy Analysis • Financial Management


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
NN3K
Institution code:
C85
Campus name:
CU Coventry
Campus code:
5

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who do not have Level 3 (A-level or equivalent) qualifications. We can considered on an individual basis provided that you have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including English and Mathematics plus two years relevant work experience. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and Personal statement that outlines your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6800 Year 1
Scotland £6800 Year 1
Wales £6800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Professional Accounting with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS