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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Accounting and Finance (W18)

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Course summary

This specialist diploma is designed to provide you with an understanding of the role of accounting and financial management within business and today’s society to an intermediate level. You’ll become equipped with the technical skills to practice accountancy along with a broader academic knowledge and cover topics that will instil creative and critical thinking, reasoning, and research skills. These skills and the knowledge you’ll gain from studying this diploma can be applied to a wide range of business activities and prepare you for a variety of exciting careers in accounting, finance or more broadly within business. Key features of the course

  • Covers the theoretical and practical aspects of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management to an intermediate level
  • Develops your ability to evaluate accounting and financial information
  • Develops academic skills such as critical thinking and assessing arguments

Course details


This diploma has two stages, each comprising 120 credits. You’ll start Stage 1 with an introduction to business and management, learn the fundamentals of accounting and business data analytics and decision making. Next, in Stage 2, you'll study financial accounting, management accounting, financial management and law for accounting and finance.

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.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

2023/2024 academic year fees are not yet available.
Accounting and Finance (W18) at Open University - UCAS