Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS

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Accounting and finance professionals play a vital role in today's economy. Our degree is for aspiring accountants wishing to build a successful career in the profession. Why studyBA Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at Middlesex University? Accounting is at the core of every business which means that our BA Accounting and Finance course offers you a range of opportunities in every industry, from banking to fashion and everywhere in between. You’ll develop your advanced theoretical knowledge as well as a practical understanding of all aspects of accounting and finance. Covering key areas within financial and management accounting, taxation and business law, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the role accounting plays in successful organisations. Build your hands-on practical accounting skills You’ll build your knowledge through a combination of lectures, workshops and seminars. You’ll also take part in a range of class-based discussions to further develop your skills and understanding. We use accounting software such as Zero, Sage and OneSource in our teaching and our state-of-the-art Financial Markets Lab will give you the hands-on experience you'll need to succeed in the profession. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to do a paid work placement, either as a year-long project or two shorter placements. Here you’ll get the chance to test and improve your technical skills in the real world, as well as building your soft employability skills such as communication and team work. Globally recognised for our employability focus We received a CIMA Employability Global Silver Excellence award from our professional body as recognition of commitment to employability enhancing education and workshops for our students. Supporting employment prospects throughout your degree We aim to provide our students with all the knowledge and tools they will need to achieve their desired employment goals. Below are some of the key focus points you will cover throughout your degree. Fully integrated employability skills and links with industry as well as to provide all students a virtual internship opportunity. We run a comprehensive series of weekly employability and skills sessions. We have an established relationship with the NHS work placement scheme. We organise mentoring events with our alumni. We embed employability skills within our modules; for examples: students are required to develop and partly execute an audit plan, to apply industry software to calculate corporation tax, to assess and analyse the financial performance and position of real-world companies using their published annual reports. Get the support you need to succeed When it comes to support, you'll be allocated with a Personal Tutor to get the guidance you need, while your Subject Liaison Librarian supports you directly in the Financial Markets Lab. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants who have personal experience in your subject. A BA in accounting and finance from one of the best accounting courses in London is the ideal first step towards becoming a qualified accountant. It’s also a springboard for other careers like corporate finance, market research, and risk analysis, among many others. Graduates from this course have gone on to have careers with the likes of PwC, Deloitte and City Bank among others.


Foundation Year Introduction to Business (30 credits) - Compulsory Academic Writing and Research Skills for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory Fundamentals of Business Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory Management Foundation Project (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 1 Financial Accounting (30 credits) - Compulsory Financial Data Analysis (15 credits) - Compulsory Corporate Responsibility and Ethics (15 credits) - Compulsory Management Accounting (30 credits) - Compulsory Financial Business Environment (15 credits) - Compulsory Accounting Information Systems (15 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Applied Financial Accounting OR Advanced Financial Accounting (30 credits) - Compulsory Applied Management Accounting OR Advanced Management Accounting (30 credits) - Compulsory Business Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Financial Mathematics (30 credits) – Optional Operations Management (30 credits) – Optional Financial Project Management (30 credits) – Optional Personal Financial Behaviour (30 credits) – Optional Year 3 Accounting Theory (15 credits) – Compulsory Ethics and Sustainability (15 credits) – Compulsory Taxation (30 credits) – Compulsory Corporate Finance (30 credits) – Compulsory Audit and Assurance (30 credits) – Optional Authentic Leadership Development (30 credits) – Optional Business Start-up (30 credits) – Optional Investment Analysis (30 credits) - Optional Advanced Financial Data Analysis (30 credits) – Optional Corporate Accountability (30 credits) – Optional Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation (30 credits) – Optional Work Internship (30 credits) – Optional

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

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Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS