BA (Hons)

Accounting & Finance (Foundation Entry)

Duration
4 Years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
N415
Delivery
Campus Taught

Our Accounting & Finance Foundation Entry is one the best pathways into the accounting profession.

Why study with us

  • ACCA is the fastest growing, most supportive gateway to your career in accountancy, finance, business and management.
  • An ACCA Qualification is recognised in 181 countries – you’ll have the skills and experience to build a successful career anywhere in the world.
  • You’ll get the opportunity to attend practical Sage and SAP workshops.
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What you'll do

  • As well as learning theory, you’ll get hands-on with practical Sage and SAP workshops in Years 1-3.
  • Take an optional 48-week paid placement within industry in Year 3, putting theory into practice in a professional business environment.
  • You’ll have the option to study at our Cyprus Campus on completion of Year 2.
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Meet Matt

I secured a year long placement within audit at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. I’m looking for a career in audit, after graduating, so this experience was amazing and gave me real practical experience.
Accounting student Matt Allen wearing an orange t-shirt stood in front of a blue background
Matt Allen
Accounting & Finance, BA (Hons)
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Accounting and Finance undergraduate degrees

Modules

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.

100%Face-to-face

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Best Entrepreneurial University of the Year

We won Best Entrepreneurial University at the Educate North Awards 2023. This recognised our work with thousands of student start-ups and businesses in the North West.

Accreditations

  • This course is accredited by the ICAEW, which ensures that members have the skills, knowledge and influence to help build economies that are sustainable, accountable and fair.
  • This course is accredited by the CIMA, the world's largest professional body of management accountants, which provides relevant training and finance qualifications for business.
  • This course is accredited by the ACCA, the global body for professional accountants, who provide a gateway to careers in accountancy, finance, business and management.
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Academic expertise

Susan Lewis
Senior Accounting and Finance Lecturer
School of Business

Susan teaches predominately on the Accounting (ACCA) masters degree programme. She specialises in Strategy and Financial Reporting. Susan continues to work in industry on a consultancy basis allowing her to reflect up to date real world issues in her lectures.

Future careers

Accounting and Finance Foundation Entry can lead to a career in industry, commerce and the public sector as accountants or finance officers.

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

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This course is based in the School of Business

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