Accounting and Finance with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance with a Foundation Year

Course summary

If you’re a problem solver who loves numbers, this Accounting and Finance BSc is the course for you. The course is accredited by five professional accounting bodies, allowing you to gain exemptions from their exams and kickstart your career if you want to become a chartered accountant, or gain an edge if you see yourself working in the fields of finance. Develop the data handling skills that employers are looking for by working on real-time business data in our Bloomberg Finance Lab. You’ll learn from our expert academics and industry professionals through lectures, seminars, and practical sessions. The foundation year is for students whose school-leaving qualifications are below the level required. It offers one year of full-time study prior to the start of your BSc course. Reasons to Study Accounting and Finance at Kent

  • Our degree is accredited by: ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, CPA with maximum exam exemptions.
  • Gain access to our Bloomberg Lab to use industry standard trading floor simulation software.
  • We feature in the top 1% of business schools globally with triple accreditation status from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS
  • Gain employability support during your studies and for three years after you graduate.
  • Add a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or take a 'Selfie Year' and launch your own business through ASPIRE.

Modules

Foundation Year Compulsory modules currently include: Introductory European and International Business for University Academic Skills Development Mathematics and Statistics for University Study Business Analysis for Foundation Studies Economics for University Study Optional modules may include: English for Academic Study Foundation Project Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Financial Accounting Quantitative Skills for Accounting and Finance Business Economics Management Accounting Professional Ethics in Accounting and Finance Principles of Finance Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Intermediate Management Accounting   Principles of Finance Financial Reporting   Business Law   Corporate Finance   Strategic Management   Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Advanced Financial Accounting   Investments and Portfolio Management   Optional modules may include: Sustainable Finance and Reporting Risk Management Fintech Taxation Advanced Management Accounting Assurance and Auditing Research Project in Accounting and Finance Data intelligence and Predictive Analytics Decision Making under Uncertainty KBS Challenge

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of
  • Certified Practising Accountants - Australia

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N406
Institution code:
K24
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

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Student Outcomes

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75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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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 £18600 Year 1
International £18600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Accounting and Finance with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS