Accounting and Finance with Foundation Durham University


Foundation Programme (Year 0)
The first year of this course is spent with the Foundation Programme developing the skills and subject knowledge required for successful study at degree level. The Foundation Year contains a number of compulsory and discipline-specific modules. Compulsory modules are designed to develop higher level learning skills and familiarise you with studying and assessment at degree level. Discipline-specific modules help lay a foundation of knowledge that you will build upon as you progress to your chosen degree programme. On successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress to the first year of your degree programme, once you have achieved the grade required for progression.

Foundation Modules
Foundation Skills
Foundation Statistics 1
Foundation Business 1
Foundation Mathematics 1
Concepts, Methods & Theories in Social Science 1
Academic Practice 1
Academic Practice 2
Concepts, Methods & Theories in Social Science 2
Foundation Statistics 2
Foundation Mathematics 2
Foundation Business 2
Years 1, 2 and 3

After the initial year, you should refer to the teaching and learning information for NN43 BA Accounting and Finance.

For more information on this course, please see our website.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time including foundation year

  • Location

    No college preference

  • Start date

    30 September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years

Course details


For more information on the content of this course, including module details, please see our website.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 code NN4H
Institution code D86
Campus name No college preference
Campus code O

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

This course is not available to International applicants. Any International applicant interested in studying a Foundation programme leading to further study at Durham University should visit for more information.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

Entry Point Specific Requirement:

It is essential that applicants review the full course description and entry requirements of Durham University Foundation courses prior to application. Please visit the Foundation Centre website, available at, email or contact an admissions advisor on +44 (0)191 3340172.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

Durham University welcomes applications from all students irrespective of background. We encourage the recruitment of academically well-qualified and highly motivated students, who are non-native speakers of English, whose full potential can be realised with a limited amount of English Language training either prior to entry or through pre-sessional and/or in-sessional courses. It is the normal expectation that candidates for admission should be able to demonstrate satisfactory English proficiency before the start of a programme of study, whether via the submission of an appropriate English language qualification or by attendance on an appropriate pre-sessional course. Acceptable evidence and levels required can be viewed by following the link provided.

English language requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Year 1 relates to 1st year of study (year 0) for fee purposes.

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