Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) at University of Warwick - UCAS

Course summary

Accounting and Finance at Warwick is a professionally-orientated qualification, providing the skills, knowledge and confidence to operate effectively in the fast-paced world of multinational companies and global financial markets. Choosing particular module combinations can lead to exemptions from a number of professional accountancy exams. This course is designed to provide you with access to our main Accounting and Finance or Accounting and Finance with Placement Year degrees if challenging circumstances mean that you have not been able to meet the standard entry requirements. 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 will help you to develop valuable skills such as teamwork, presenting, time management, problem solving, decision making, and also build your confidence. During the Foundation Year you will 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 projects in the third term working with organisations 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 or Accounting and Finance with Placement Year. The course structure for Accounting and Finance provides you with the opportunity to choose electives designed to allow you to focus on Finance or Accounting, or a combination of the two, depending on your future career goals. If you choose to study the 5-year course with the integrated placement year you will spend a year working or studying in the UK or overseas. Previous students have completed placements with companies including Accenture, EY, IBM, Goldman Sachs, Lloyds Bank, Porsche and PwC.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This course is only available to applicants eligible for Home Fee Status who meet at least two of the Widening Participation criteria listed on our website.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants who are shortlisted will be invited to interview, where they will also complete a group task and a cognitive assessment


In order to be considered for this course you must be eligible for Home fee status and meet the Widening Participation criteria listed on our website

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

In line with government policy decisions, Home undergraduate tuition fees for the 2024/25 academic year are £9,250. For students who qualify for government-regulated fees (currently students classed as ‘Home’ for fees purposes), the University expects to increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, in the second and subsequent years of your course. International (including EU) fees vary depending on course. Fee levels have not yet been set for 2024/25 but will be published on our website once confirmed: Students commencing with Warwick Business School on a Foundation Year or undertaking a Graduate Entry Medicine degree (MB ChB) should refer to the following webpage for confirmation of their fees, which may differ from the rates listed above: Please refer to the following link for the latest information on tuition fees:
Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) at University of Warwick - UCAS