University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Accounting and Finance

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Course summary

Course Overview

  • Our Accounting and Finance course will prepare you for a successful career in the accounting profession.
  • Our course offers you the ideal preparation for a career as a Chartered Accountant. We’ve designed it so that it covers the same content as some of the chartered accountancy exams, which means that you can be exempt from professional body exams, enabling you to become a professional in a shorter amount of time.
  • We’ll give you valuable insights into the nature of the accounting process and its varied applications in the world of business.
  • You’ll develop your intellectual capacity and intellectual skills while building a strong knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance. When you graduate you’ll be well equipped to work in audit, tax and accountancy businesses as well as financial functions within other organisations.
Why study with us
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Accounting and Finance is ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021) and our Accounting courses are ranked 1st in the UK for learning opportunities – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
  • We’re also ranked 1st in the North West for teaching quality – National Student Survey 2019.
  • This course is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).


Year 1: Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, Information Systems and the Business Environment, Introduction to Economics, Law for Accounting, Fundamentals of Business Mathematics Year 2: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Finance for Managers, Accounting Information Systems and Control Issues, Companies and the Law, Option 1 Year 3: Advanced Financial Accounting, Advanced Management Accounting, Auditing Theory and Practice, Corporate Finance, Taxation Theory and Practice, Option 1

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of

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

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Unistats information

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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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Accounting and Finance at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS