York St John University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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Our Business Degrees with Foundation Year ensure you have the core knowledge and skills to start your academic journey. You'll be well-equipped for your studies and have a strong knowledge-base from which to build and excel in your chosen course. Studying Accounting & Finance is a great opportunity to gain a degree that is clearly focused on your career prospects in a wide variety of contexts. This course will give you a thorough understanding of accounting concepts which is ideal if you want to go on to be a professional accountant. This course will introduce you to and develop your knowledge of the principles and practice of Accounting and Finance. This degree will give you a thorough understanding of accounting concepts which is ideal if you want to go on to be a professional accountant. However, having a good understanding of accounting and finance is an advantage in any profession today. So even if you don’t want to become a professional accountant, you will find this degree invaluable. On the Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) programme you will experience and take part in lectures, seminars, workshops, task focused activities, field-trips and excursions and informative engagement with industry practitioners. Crucially, this distinctive programme is backed up by four distinct features. These are: A focus on employability and work-readiness, your studies will help you to gain career awareness and clarify your career goals and how to achieve them Research informed teaching where experts in their subjects will work with you and develop your knowledge, critical thinking and analytical awareness in the world of accounting and finance Dedicated one on one support from your personal tutor to enable you to reach your potential and capped seminar sizes of 20-25 students A digitally aware programme from experts that will help you to learn how to use digital media and data analytics to inform your accounting and finance skills.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeN4N4
Institution code Y75
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points from at least 2 A levels or equivlent
GCSE/National 4/National 5 at least 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No less than 5.5 in any area

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £12750 Year 1

Additional fee information

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year at York St John University - UCAS