Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. Applications for International Foundation Years are also handled by KUIC; please do not apply via UCAS as the University will not be able to process your application and you may still be charged the UCAS application fee. To find out more and to apply for an International Foundation Year, visit Accounting and Finance Gain the financial expertise to help organisations power their business growth. Develop the essential accounting and finance skills and knowledge required to open the doors to careers in accountancy, finance or management in a variety of global industries. Why choose this course?

  • This programme is accredited by ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA
  • Learn from highly respected academics and knowledgeable practitioners
  • Access to industry-leading software such as Bloomberg, STATA, and Thomson Reuters
  • Gain a competitive edge with our Professional and Academic Development Programme
  • Opportunities to undertake a placement year, an entrepreneurship year and to study abroad
Do you have an analytical mind and a flair for figures? Our Accounting and Finance BSc can open doors to high-level careers in accountancy, banking, insurance, corporate enterprises and more. You will gain an appreciation of how modern businesses operate and procure skills in areas including financial and management accounting to appreciate the true value an accountant can bring to a business. Choosing to study areas such as Taxation and Audit will allow you to specialise, whilst emerging fields such as FinTech, Green Finance and exposure to industry standard software will make you a highly employable individual. You can tailor your studies to match your career aspirations by choosing either the Professional or General Pathway in this programme. Accounting Professional Pathway: Designed to meet the requirements for maximising exam exemptions from professional accounting bodies, allowing you to fast-track your accounting career. Finance Professional Pathway: Ideal if you are interested in the broader role of accounting and finance within business and wish to develop versatile skills applicable to a range of business contexts. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Please note, our fees for 2025 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2024 entry fees are detailed on our course pages, and a summary is available on our website:
Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS