Accounting with Foundation Year at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

Course summary

This professionally accredited course provides a direct route to a professional qualification in accounting opening up a rewarding career in accountancy or in an accounting role in business. The course gives you a comprehensive knowledge of the main ideas concepts and principles of accounting and finance as well as the skills to apply your knowledge to individuals businesses institutions and governments. Using the latest technology you begin by studying business practice and the business environment in which accountants operate before proceeding to corporate and business law; data analysis; and the advanced study of management accounting taxation financial management and auditing. The course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA). Why choose this course?

  • ACCA awards exemptions from its F1 to F9 papers for students successfully completing relevant course units – the maximum ACCA exemptions available at undergraduate level
  • Graduates successfully completing relevant course units are also eligible for exemptions from the AIA’s Foundation level and Professional level 1 papers
  • A professional qualification in accountancy is a gateway to a range of careers in accounting finance and banking at professional accounting firms; small and large private-sector companies; and not-for-profit organisations
  • Take the course over four years and include a fee-free year in industry when you can gain experience and make contacts for the future
  • If you need a step up into higher education start with a Foundation Year which guarantees entry to the undergraduate degree

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Luton Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications and/or work experience will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Accounting with Foundation Year at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS