Accounting and Finance (R52) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Accounting and Finance (R52)

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Course summary

As the world of accounting and finance becomes more complex, this specialist degree is designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of the role of accounting and finance/financial management within business and society. This degree will equip you with not just technical skills to be able to practice accountancy or work in a finance-related field but also with academic knowledge and skills covering a wider breadth of topics that instil critical thinking, reasoning, research and creativity skills. The skills and knowledge gained studying this programme can be applied to a wide range of business activities, preparing you for a variety of exciting careers within accounting, finance and in business more broadly. Key features of the course

  • Comprehensive coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management.
  • Covers specialist topics such as auditing and governance, law, taxation and financial reporting.
  • Develops your ability to apply and evaluate accounting and financial information
  • Offers exemptions from some Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) CGMA professional examinations.


This degree has three stages. You’ll start Stage 1 with an introduction to business and management, learn the fundamentals of accounting, data analytics and decision making. Next, in Stage 2, you'll study modules on both financial and management accounting, financial management and business law. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study accounting and finance in greater depth as well as specialist subjects that includes governance, audit and taxation.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Accounting and Finance (R52) at Open University - UCAS