Our Accounting and Finance with foundation year programme has been specially designed to give you the introductory and foundational knowledge to confidently progress to degree-level study. The course is delivered in a supportive learning environment with a focus on student and professional success. Our curriculum has been designed with future practice in mind, and students have the opportunity to pursue an optional placement in industry during their degree to gain relevant work experience and develop their employability skills. You’ll learn how to use data for decision making, taxation and managerial accounting, as well as finance in a digital world. You will be able to tailor the course to suit your interests and future ambitions through a range of option modules in your final year.
Foundation Year • Apps and Applications • Academic Development • Business Communication and Culture • Problem-solving for business • Data-handing for Business and Marketing • Introduction to Accounting Year 2 • Finance and the Economy • The LSBU Discovery Project • Elements of Financial Accounting • Management and Organisations • Data for Decision Making • Managerial Accounting Year 3 • Managing Business Performance • Taxation Practice • Professional and Digital Skills • Legal Environment of Business • Financial Accounting and Reporting • Finance in a Digital World Year 4 • (optional placement year) When you complete a placement year, you'll be awarded a differentiated degree entitled BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (with Placement). The assessment of the placement is designed to support and accredit your experience by formalising your personal development outcomes, and by contextualising your prior learning. The production of evidence to a relevant professional body, which includes a minimum of two workplace visits over the year, will provide you with a supportive structure to work in. Regular online contact with tutors, peer-contact and placement support will be maintained throughout the year. Assessment method: 100% coursework. Year 5 • Contemporary Audit: Principles & Practice • Corporate Reporting • Financial Decision Making • Plus 3 options from: • Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting • Advanced Taxation • Corporate Finance and Risk Management • Financial Planning and Wealth Management • Forensic Accounting • Global Finance and Technology • Investment Analysis • Organisational Risk and Controls • Strategic Leadership and Governance • Volunteering
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including English and Maths, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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