Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

Accounting and Finance with Integrated Foundation Year

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Course summary

Are you determined to succeed in the world of corporate finance? The Accounting and Finance BSc aims to provide students with broad knowledge and insight into the world of corporate finance. Throughout your course, you will undertake a number of compulsory modules in accounting and finance. You will also be able to choose from a wide range of optional modules, including economics, entrepreneurship, global supply chains, management and leadership. The course aims to help students develop a wide range of transferrable skills, including critical thinking, analytical problem solving, working in teams, researching, synthesising and communicating information. The School of Business and Management has strong links with professional accountancy bodies the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). This course is accredited by ACCA. BSc Accounting and Finance students will be eligible to acquire exemptions to certain ACCA and CIMA exams by applying to the relevant professional body upon graduating.


Year 0 Foundation Year Compulsory: IFP/J3016 Applied Mathematics for Business IFP/J3000 English Language and Study Skills IFP/J3020 Independent Study Project IFP/J3015 Introduction to Business and Management IFP/J3018 Management You must choose one from: IFP/J3017 Accounting for Business IFP/J3019 Marketing Optional Choose one from: Film studies: IFP3009 Introduction to Film Studies; IFP3010 European and American Art Cinema French: IFP4011 French Language and Culture I (a); LAN4012 French Language and Culture I (b) Geography: IFP/J3005 Introduction to Human Geography; IFP/J3006 The Human Geography of London History: IFP/J3023 The History of the UK from 1900 to 1955; IFP/J3024 The History of the UK since 1956 Politics and International Relations: IFP/J3003 Introduction to Politics; IFP/J3004 Introduction to International Politics Japanese: IFP4041 Japanese Language and Culture I (a); LAN4042 Japanese Language and Culture I (b) Literature: IFP/J3007 Introduction to English Literature; IFP/J3008 Introduction to American Literature Spanish: IFP4021 Spanish Language and Culture I (a); LAN4022 Spanish Language and Culture I (b) Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in May or June.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Academic Requirements This programme combines a three-year degree in Accounting and Finance with a bespoke foundation year, providing you with a smooth pathway as an international or EU student whose prior education or English language proficiency does not enable you to apply directly for a three-year degree. This programme is designed for students who have completed a good high school education that consists of at least 12 years’ study. For minimum requirements, please refer to details on our website. For full country specific entry requirements and qualification equivalencies visit: qmul.ac.uk/international/countries Applicants who have studied A levels in the UK will be considered on a case by case basis. If you have taken both GCSE and A level exams (or equivalent qualifications) in the UK you will not be considered for admission to this programme. In such cases we recommend that you apply for the relevant three year programme with entry in year 1. English Minimum of IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements


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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
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