Richmond, The American International University in London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting & Finance with Foundation

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Course summary

There are many reasons why taking this programme with a Foundation option could be the ideal choice; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have tried other options such as apprenticeship and want to change direction or have been living abroad. Whatever your starting point, studying this programme with a Foundation option offers you a great opportunity to gain both a UK and US degree and start the adventure of a lifetime, studying with us in the world’s top student city. This is what our Foundation option can offer you:

  • Start this programme with lower entry qualifications, see our website for further details
  • A four year, full-time degree programme with an extra summer semester in Year 1, so you can study at your own pace
  • Timetabled English and study skills classes to enhance your knowledge and skills
  • Great student support including a Personal Academic Advisor, with help on housing, health and wellbeing, financial guidance and careers advice from our award-winning Student Affairs team
Accounting and finance are more than crunching numbers. A role in either industry will prove both satisfying and challenging and also require strategic thinking. This BSc Accounting & Finance programme is your opportunity to gain a major step towards a globally recognised accounting qualification with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants. Our programme will give you a head start on professional accounting qualifications when you graduate with eight exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) professional examinations. ACCA is a globally recognised body for professional accountants. You will start this degree with an exploration of diverse topics. You’ll study statistics, economics, law and information technology to gain a truly solid understanding of the field. In the second year the programme goes on to explore managerial and financial accounting, looking at computer applications in management and calculus, to give you a thorough foundation in accounting processes and systems. Deepen your understanding of Taxation and Financial Reporting as well as specialising in topics of your choice, such as Wealth Management or Global Investor. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake an internship in a leading financial or management organisation in London. Students who study this programme will gain exemptions from the ACCA qualification as follows: Business and Technology (BT), Management Accounting (MA), Financial Accounting (FA), Corporate and Business Law (LW), Performance Management (PM), Taxation (TX), Financial Reporting (FR) and Audit and Assurance (AA). These papers are previously known as F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7 and F8. On completing this programme, students will also be able to apply for eight exemptions from The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the world’s largest professional body of management accountants, entering into their Management Level. Graduates will be exempt from the certificate level (BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics, BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting, BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting and BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law) and the operational level (E1 Managing Finance in a Digital World, P1 Management Accounting, F1 Financial Reporting, and the Operational Case Study Exam). For the top reasons to study this programme, please visit: https://www.richmond.ac.uk/undergraduate-programmes/bsc-accounting-and-finance/.

Course details

Modules

The interdisciplinary Liberal Arts approach offers not just breadth but also depth of study and encourages students to make sounds judgments and think independently. A Liberal Arts education is one which encourages you to explore a wide range of subjects and programmes. It reaches across disciplines, building connections between different academic areas such as literature, science, mathematics, writing, business and psychology. Upon entry to Richmond University all students study the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum before specialising in their chosen field.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
RF01
Institution code:
R20
Campus name:
Chiswick Park Campus
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4-9 (or equivalent)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £14750* Year 1
International £14750* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Accounting & Finance with Foundation at Richmond, The American International University in London - UCAS