University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business, Accounting and Finance (Top-up)

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Course summary

If you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – our Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) accredited degree is for you. We’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the global market. Course Overview This award is for those who have studied business management or a combination of business with another subject, who now want to develop their financial skills. You’ll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of business with a sound knowledge of applied financial theories, concepts and resources. But you won’t just learn theoretically about business - you’ll be doing it. With our innovative teaching you’ll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a mock accountant’s office, giving you every opportunity to build your boardroom and business confidence and bolster your business practice. On this course you will...

  • Be provided with the knowledge, technical accountancy skills and a variety of practical skills that enable you to take up a range of opportunities and careers in accounting.
  • Enable you to develop your intellectual capacity and cognitive skills through the acquisition of vocationally related knowledge and problem solving abilities.
  • Develop the ability to reflect upon your role as a professional accountant in business and the wider society.
What you will learn This award is for those who have studied business management or a combination of business with another subject, who now want to develop their financial skills. The BA (Hons) Business, Accounting and Finance has been designed in consultation with industry and the professional bodies to provide you with relevant vocational underpinning skills and knowledge. Year one
  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Audit and Assurance in Practice
  • Business Valuation and Financial Risk
  • Management Accounting for Managing Performance
  • Advanced Taxation (optional module)
  • Negotiated Project (optional module)

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

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:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma or Diploma of Higher Education in an appropriate subject.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Visit www.cumbria.ac.uk/studentfinance for more information about student fees and finance, and for details about our alumni discount.
Business, Accounting and Finance (Top-up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS