University of Derby

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

Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

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Course summary

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year This degree offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. Why choose this course? BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance is the perfect platform for rapid career progression and puts you on the pathway to professional accountancy qualifications. Is this course for you? Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our degrees with a foundation year are continuous, meaning that you won’t need to apply again once you have successfully completed the first year. How you will learn We focus on the practical application of leading-edge accounting and financial principles so you will learn how to analyse and solve real management problems. Opportunities and experiences Optional work experience shows you the realities of the modern business world. You will also gain hands-on skills in our impressive Financial Markets Lab. Careers and employability Depending on your module choice, you will be eligible for exemptions from qualifications offered by the likes of ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, AIA and CPA Australia. This means you can achieve membership of influential professional bodies more quickly. As an accountant, you will have exciting opportunities to work in diverse sectors worldwide.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N401
Institution code:
D39
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
86%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at University of Derby - UCAS