Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting & Finance (including Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston –Kingston is one of just a few UK universities with a real-time Bloomberg trading room. This will give you access to the technology used by financial organisations to make critical decisions about risk, investments and markets. –After just three years, you’ll have both a degree and the practical experience that employers look for. –You’ll have the opportunity to get exemptions (credits for prior learning) from exams that lead to professional qualifications. This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Business The foundation year takes place the year before your degree. You will study at Kingston College and cover topics including professional skills, numerical concepts, business IT, marketing, customer care and business law. Upon successful completion of this foundation year you will progress to Year 1 of this degree. About this course This course will allow you to plan and manage financial resources, summarise and analyse financial transactions and make informed financial decisions. You’ll gain valuable hands-on experience through an internship, a consultancy project or entrepreneurship experience. The course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). It offers partial exemptions from their professional exams. Kingston University is also an ICAEW Higher Education Partner in Learning.

Course details


Examples of modules: Year 0

  • Foundation Year in Business
Year 1 Core
  • Law for Accountants
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Information Analysis
  • The Accountant`s Business Environment
  • Business Readiness and Skills (Stage 1)
Year 2 Core
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business Readiness and Skills (Stage 2)
Year 2 Optional (Choose 1)
  • Auditing
  • Enterprise Finance and Management
Final Year Core
  • Theory and Practice of Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Theory and Practice of Taxation
Final Year Optional
  • Business Readiness Careers and Employability (Stage 3)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Accounting & Finance (including Foundation Year) at Kingston University - UCAS