University of Warwick

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Why Warwick? The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration. We’ve built a strong reputation for upholding the highest academic and research standards. Today, more than 27,000 students thrive in a supportive, welcoming space where everything you need to study, live and have fun is close to hand. Explore what Warwick has to offer, and you’ll develop a skillset that sets you apart, and sets you up to succeed. What that success looks like is up to you. The course This four-year course is designed to provide you with access to our main Accounting and Finance degree if challenging circumstances mean that you haven’t been able to meet the entry requirements for our standard Accounting and Finance BSc. We are looking for applicants who have the drive and motivation, and ultimately want to progress to a professionally-orientated qualification that is consistently ranked highly in major UK league tables. We'll help you to develop valuable skills such as teamwork, presenting, time management, problem solving, decision making, and also build your confidence. You’ll be part of a small community working closely together on group projects. The course also involves working with external organisations to give you a better understanding of how business works. You will complete a project in the third term working with an organisation to identify an issue or challenge. If you successfully complete the Foundation Year, you will automatically join our direct entry students following the course structure for Accounting and Finance. The course structure for Accounting and Finance provides you with the opportunity to choose electives designed to allow you to specialise in finance or accounting.

Course details


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.

Course codeN4N4
Institution code W20
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Complete and pass three full A level subjects, excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. Grade B in GCSE English Language and Mathematics and grade C in five other GCSE subjects. Applicants with grade C in GCSE English Language and grade B in GCSE English Literature will also be considered. Applicants should have studied a higher level quantitative subject such as Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Calculus and Statistics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Completion of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma. Grade B in GCSE English Language and Mathematics and grade C in five other GCSE subjects. Applicants with grade C in GCSE English Language and grade B in GCSE English Literature will also be considered. Applicants should have studied a higher level quantitative subject such as Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Calculus and Statistics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Completion of three subjects at Higher Level and three subjects at Standard Level. Grade B in GCSE English Language and Mathematics and grade C in five other GCSE subjects. Applicants with grade C in GCSE English Language and grade B in GCSE English Literature will also be considered.

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Home fees are provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2021/22. Islands fees are set at the level of Home fees so are also provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2021/22. There have been no decisions on EU fee status for those commencing study in 2021/22, following the UK's full withdrawal from the EU. International fees vary depending on course. Please refer to https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/overseasfees/ and search for your course. Students commencing with Warwick Business School on a Foundation Year or undertaking a Graduate Entry Medicine degree (MB ChB) should refer to https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/ for confirmation of their fees. Please refer to the following link for the latest information on tuition fees (https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/).
Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) at University of Warwick - UCAS