Accounting and Business - Flying Start Degree Programme at University of Reading - UCAS

University of Reading

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Business - Flying Start Degree Programme

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Course summary

Fast-track your career and become a Chartered Accountant in the UK with our BA Accounting and Business – The Flying Start Degree Programme. This four-year programme has been developed in partnership with the University of Reading’s Henley Business School, PwC – the UK’s leading professional services organisation – and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). An innovative, challenging degree, it’s been designed to provide you with:

  • the benefit of university study and life
  • paid work experience
  • a guaranteed job offer from PwC at the end of the programme, if you achieve a 2:1 or above on your degree and perform well on placement
  • one of the fastest degree routes to becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in the UK.
Once you’ve graduated, you’ll be approximately one year away from achieving full chartered status. The application process for this course involves completion of online assessments run by PwC. This will include an online interview as well as a Virtual Assessment Event. For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/business-and-management-accounting-and-finance-ug/ba-accounting-and-business

Modules

The following modules have been approved in principle for delivery in 2025/26. Please note that as part of our current curriculum improvement process, all modules require final University approval and may be subject to change. Core modules for this course: Principles of Taxation; Law and Business; Tax Compliance; Financial Management; Business and Professional Ethics. The University cannot guarantee that all optional modules will be available to all students who may wish to take them. Further information about the content of final approved modules will be available in the summer of 2024. We suggest that you regularly revisit our course page during this time to ensure you have the most up-to-date information regarding the modules offered on this programme. Check our website for more details about the course structure.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
NN41
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grade beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BBB

Additional entry requirements

Other

Shortlisted students applying for BA Accounting and Business will be asked to submit a supplementary application form and may be invited to attend an assessment centre run in conjunction with PwC.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

Full list of acceptable English Language Tests

http://www.reading.ac.uk/ad-EnglishTests.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £25250 Year 1
International £25250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Accounting and Business - Flying Start Degree Programme at University of Reading - UCAS