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BA (Hons)

Accounting & Finance (with Foundation Year)

4 years
September 2024

Our accounting & finance course with a foundation year 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.

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


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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.


Academic expertise

Susan Lewis
Senior Accounting and Finance Lecturer

Future careers

Our accounting and finance course with a foundation year can lead to a career in industry, commerce and the public sector as accountants or finance officers.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year
First year£5,000 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£17,250 for the first year
Full-time£17,325 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

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This course is based in the School of Business

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