University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Business (Foundation Entry)

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Course summary

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This course gives you the opportunity to specialise in two disciplines, providing you with a greater career choice and a range of highly transferable skills. Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Business Foundation entry route course offers students an opportunity to gain a solid grounding in accounting, and an understanding of the other aspects of the business environment. Students learn the skills necessary to interpret financial information and make management decisions in a wide range of business situations.

Course details


Foundation Year modules • Target Award Extended Study • Introduction to Chosen Degree Subject • Volunteering and Community Action • Essential Study Skills for Higher Education • Developing Academic Knowledge • Learning by Experience Year 1 • AC1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting • AC1200 Introduction to Management Accounting • AC1300 Information Systems & the Business Environment • HR1025 The Functions of Business • HR1026 Business and Management Project •Year 2 • AC2110 Financial Accounting for Managers • AC2210 Management Accounting Techniques • MD2135 Operations and Research • HR2046 The Business Landscape • Optional Modules choose from either • AC2420 Finance for Managers in Business • HR2047 The Business Professional (for students who intend to opt for placement year) • Compulsory Modules for Students on Work Placement Year • MD3004 Work Placement • Compulsory Modules for Students on International Study Year • BC3008 International Study • Year 3 • AC3110 Financial Reporting for Managers • AC3210 Decision Making for Business • MD3135 Business Strategy • HR3065 Leadership and Management • HR3064 Management Project

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level 72 UCAS points at A2
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma 72 UCAS points
Scottish Higher 72 UCAS points
AS Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DM
Scottish Advanced Higher 72 UCAS points
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Pass IB Diploma including 72 UCAS points from Higher Level subjects.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 72 UCAS points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma MMP
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DM

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5500 Year 1
England £5500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5500 Year 1
Scotland £5500 Year 1
Wales £5500 Year 1
Channel Islands £5500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £5,500, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Accounting and Business (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS