Bangor University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)

Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Our Accounting and Finance course (with Foundation Year) is a four-year course with an integrated foundation year which leads to the same qualification as our three-year honours degree. It has been specifically designed for those wanting to undertake degree-level study but who may not meet the entry requirements or have traditional qualifications. The Foundation Year (Year 0) offers you the chance to expand and strengthen your confidence, skills and knowledge – ensuring that you are well-prepared and qualified to progress into Year 1 of the undergraduate degree. By studying for a degree in Accounting and Finance, you will acquire skills that are central to the management of organisations, for measuring performance and maintaining the cash flows that are essential for the prosperity of any private company or public sector organisation. Accounting is much more than just the mechanical manipulation of financial data to produce company accounts. The methods for preparing accounting information must be applied with judgement, and with an understanding of the purposes for which the information will be used. A wide range of decision makers need to understand the key principles which underpin a cost or profit figure produced by an accountant. Our programme is accredited by all the major accountancy bodies (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CPA Australia, CIPFA) providing graduates with exemptions from many of these bodies’ core examinations. This is a huge advantage, as the exemptions will reduce the number of exams you need to sit and pass, allowing you more time to focus on developing your career. Bangor is now an exam centre for The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, one of the world’s largest professional bodies for the financial sector. Our BSc Accounting & Finance, Banking & Finance or Financial Economics students can now take the L3 Introduction to Investment qualification at Bangor and gain Student Membership of CISI. International students may take the International Introduction to Investment, which focuses on global financial markets. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: If you are an international student your recommended route of study for this degree is through our International College. Successful completion of Year 0 of the equivalent International programme guarantees entry to Year 1 of the same Bangor University degree programme. Through this route, Year 0 is delivered at Bangor University International College (BUIC) located at the heart of our University Campus and run by our partner, Oxford International Education Group. For more information, visit: www.bangor.ac.uk/buic/

Course details

Modules

For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.


How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

We are currently unable to accept applications from international students for this course.

Application codes

Course code:
NN4F
Institution code:
B06
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

For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international/future/englishlanguage


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
90%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees and scholarship information for International applicants can be found here: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international/tuition
Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) at Bangor University - UCAS