University of Salford

Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year University of Salford Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Bronze

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The Foundation Year of the four-year programme aims to provide understanding of the key subjects in business to meet the prerequisites for study on the associated degree programme. The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills combined with key subjects in business. You will be introduced to basic theories and concepts within the disciplines to provide a basic knowledge in all related subject areas. The programme will introduce you to essential areas of business necessary for progression onto business, accounting or law degrees. You will learn how to apply business concepts to real life organisations and develop communication, IT and study skills. Following completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remainder three years of your course (four years if you are choosing to do the professional placement year).

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 code NN44
Institution code S03
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points From a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.
A level 64 From a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff Points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma to contain a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2 to total 60 credits overall for the full award.
Scottish Higher 64 points from a minimum of 1 Advanced Higher.
AS 64 From a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent. Additional AS Levels can be used towards the overall tariff points provided they are not completed in the same subject as the A2.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal 64 points. Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of
1 A2 or equivalent.
Extended Project 64 points. Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 1 A2 or equivalent.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Grade C or grade 4 (or above) in Maths and English GCSE is required. Equivalent qualifications Key Skills Level 2, and Functional Skills Level 2, are also accepted.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points including a grade 5 in standard level maths and grade 6 in standard level english or grade 4 in higher level maths and grade 5 in higher level english
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 64 points from a minimum of 1 Higher Level Subject including a minimum of H7 (D3)or O4 (C3) in Maths and English
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 64 points. This is not a qualification that is acceptable on it's own as it is not a full A2 equivalent qualification but can be used in combination with a full A2 equivalent qualification to make up the required tariff points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) MPP 64 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D 64 points required.
Scottish Advanced Higher 64 points From a minimum of 1 Advanced Higher.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) 64 points. Not acceptable on it's own.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition Fees for 2020 entry have not yet been confirmed, please check our website for updates: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/money-matters/tuition-fees-and-loans

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University of Salford
The Crescent
Salford
M5 4WT


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0161 295 4545

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