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.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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University of Derby