Coventry University

Accounting and Finance (Foundation Year) Coventry University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study.

As accounting and finance plays an integral role in business operations, qualified accountants are in great demand all over the world.

If you want to start a career in the finance industry, this course aims to provide the fundamental knowledge and skill set in a range of mathematical and business principles, as well as the theories and concepts involved in investment risk and professional ethics.

Key course benefits;

  • An opportunity to study at different locations across the UK, in Coventry, London or Scarborough.

  • We keep our fees low to make higher education more accessible to everyone.

  • Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.

  • We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.

  • You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our in-house Careers & Employability department.

Course details

Modules

Your main study themes are:
Academic Skills: You will improve and refine key academic skills needed for progression into higher education and industry application. These skills include research methods, communication skills, referencing skills, presentation skills and more.

Self-Management Skills: You will have an understanding of management skills and appropriate approaches. You will also learn motivational skills, decision making, problem solving and more.

Language and Practices: Understanding the main language and common practices used within accounting contexts. Exploring a number of alternative practices, such as alternative recognition rules and valuation bases, approaches to control and decision making.

Communications: Exploring communication with teams and the important role this plays in the business industry. You will also look at different forms of communications from presentations to written communications, focusing on how to share information effectively.

For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.


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 N401
Institution code C85
Campus name CU Coventry
Campus code 5

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:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 40 points from a minimum of one A2 level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma The Access to HE Diploma. Plus GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 or above.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D

Applicants studying qualifications not listed here should contact our admissions team to discuss individual entry requirements.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,350 Year 1
England £6,350 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,350 Year 1
Scotland £6,350 Year 1
Wales £6,350 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

Visit our website

Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions

02476 791791

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 15th and Friday 16th August - 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August - 10:00 - 16:00 Monday 19th August onwards - 8:30 - 17:00


Course contact details

Visit our course page
UK Admissions Office

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152