Accounting and Finance (including Foundation Year) University of Chester

Adding up to a top UK professionally accredited degree, delivered by accounting specialists.

Our specialised degree aims to improve employability by concentrating on the practical application of accounting and finance theory. The content is designed to allow you to gain major exemptions from the examinations of the key professional accounting bodies in the UK (ICAEW/CIMA/ACCA/CIPFA) in order to enhance your employability and potentially reduce the time to full qualification as an accountant.
Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Chester

  • Start date

    24 September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

A formal three hour examination forms the major part of assessment. However other forms of assessment are also used in each module, including: coursework, reports, group projects, live case studies, presentations and practical in-session IT competency tests.

Professional bodies

A professionally accredited degree provides industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Accounting Technicians, Association of
  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

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

Course code NN4K
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level DDD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma MPP - MMP
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma - Pass overall
Scottish Higher CCCC
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level H4, H4, H4, H4

Applicants must also have GCSE Maths at grade C or grade 4 or above. A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,250 Year 1
EU £8,250 Year 1
England £8,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,250 Year 1
Scotland £8,250 Year 1
Wales £8,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

£1,000 fee waiver bringing the fee down from £9,250 to £8,250 The tuition fee for the subsequent years of study on the full-time undergraduate degree will be charged at the undergraduate degree fee level. This fee is currently £9,250 a year for students starting in 2017 but this is subject to annual inflationary rises in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index.