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​BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

Course Overview

Our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year course is ideal for those wanting to successfully graduate with a full degree and establish a professional career in the finance industry – regardless of previous qualifications. Our accounting and finance with foundation degree is designed to provide you with the skills needed to achieve your higher education goals, even if it’s been a while since you last studied. And what’s more, our flexible study options provide the best of both worlds when it comes to the university experience. Starting with an accounting and finance foundation degree is the perfect option for those looking to improve their study habits, develop a wide range of universal skills, and gain an in-depth understanding of a range of disciplines before continuing to undergraduate study. If this sounds like the best option for you, then we’re here to support you through every stage of your accounting and finance degree studies.


Our accounting and finance foundation degree will equip you with the skills needed to succeed at undergraduate study. You’ll then progress to your accounting and finance degree where you’ll cover a range of specialist topics across a variety of fields – from financial reporting and management accounting, to applying these concepts to inform good financial decision-making in real business situations.
Foundation Year
  • Using Numeracy, IT and Data
  • Research Skills and Using Information
  • Values, Ethics and Working Collaboratively
  • Developing Academic Skills
  • Structure of Business
  • Technology in Organisations
Year 1
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Developing Personal and Management Skills
  • Business Maths
  • Understanding the Business Environment (Accounting and Finance)
  • Management Information Systems
Year 2
  • Business Law
  • British Taxation
  • Accounting and Audit Framework
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Decision Making
Year 3
  • Audit
  • Financial Management
  • Ethics
  • Professional, Statutory and Current Accounting Issues
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted. Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

Funding Options


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Refer a Friend Scheme

When you help a friend enroll on a degree course with  our Refer a Friend scheme, you will receive a £200 referral fee per successfully enrolled referral.