Accounting and Finance (Top-up) at Aberystwyth University - UCAS

Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Accounting and Finance (Top-up)

Course summary

The one-year BSc Accounting and Finance (Top-up) degree at Aberystwyth University will prepare you for a career in professional accountancy or financial services, and is the ideal option for students who have already achieved a recognised standard of learning in a relevant subject. In your year with us you will study financial accounting, management accounting, investments, and fintech. You will have the option of taking auditing and taxation. Our research-active staff will help you develop a broad understanding of the operational context, and the impact of financial measurement and disclosure on cash-flow, internal policy and financial systems. This will enhance your understanding of how financial data may be used to inform and influence managers, investors and decision makers, and how the presentation of financial information can impact the longevity (and profitability/sustainability) of a company or public sector organisation.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis and in relation to the respective country’s academic programmes and how the candidate’s modules match with our programme. Entry will normally be accepted with a correctly matched: • Diploma Of Higher Education (DipHE) • Level 5 Foundation Degree • Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) • Level 5 Award • Level 5 Certificate • Level 5 Diploma • Level 5 NVQ • International equivalents, such as Advanced or Higher Diplomas or Associate Degrees • Completion of two years of a relevant BA (Hons) degree from a recognised institution

Additional entry requirements


A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Business, Mathematics, and Science degree schemes also require a minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in Mathematics and/or Science at GCSE (or equivalent).

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedB
Cambridge English ProficiencyC
IELTS (Academic)6With minimum 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic62With minimum scores of 51 in each component.
TOEFL (iBT)88With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.

If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £16520 Year 1
International £16520 Year 1

Additional fee information

The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards. Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement
Accounting and Finance (Top-up) at Aberystwyth University - UCAS