Bournemouth University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting (with Foundation Year)

Course options

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

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Course summary

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning. Why study BA (Hons) Accounting (with Foundation Year) at BU?

  • Gain a comprehensive overview of the sector in your first year with the flexibility to transfer to a different specialism within accounting and finance at the end of the year
  • Meet industry-leading practitioners and professionals through guest lectures, seminars and assessment activities
  • Compete in the IBM Challenge through a series of simulated business exercises, allowing you to develop your employability and meet potential employers
  • Study abroad at one of our international partner institutions in Australia, Canada or Europe
  • Gain industry experience and enhance your employability by undertaking an optional 30-week placement which can be completed anywhere in the world
  • 90% of our graduates are working or studying fifteen months after graduating (National Student Survey 2019/20).
We have a foundation year option for those who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in Business & Management, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Course details

Modules

During the foundation year, you will study the following units: Fundamentals of Business & Management, Academic & Professional Practice and Fusion Business Project. As part of your degree, you will study a range of subject areas including business tax and auditing, financial reporting, and corporate finance.

Professional bodies

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

  • AACSB International

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
63%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15250 Year 1
International £15250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
Accounting (with Foundation Year) at Bournemouth University - UCAS