0203 633 2533
0121 769 2106
0161 327 0097
BSc (Hons) Accounting & Financial Management with Foundation Year

Course Overview

Whether you’re interested in a career in accounting and financial management, or your aspiration is to launch and run your own successful business, numbers will be essential to your success. This degree programme will give you the foundations in all the latest principles, theories and applied practical skills in the exciting field of accounting and financial management.


Our industry-focussed programme is designed to prepare you for a professional, managerial or business career. It will equip you with the highly-sought employability skills that employers are looking for, opening up opportunities for career progression and development. Combining theoretical learning and practical knowhow, you’ll build knowledge on a wide range of accountancy and finance-related topics. These include financial reporting, managerial accounting, audit and assurance, taxation, law and corporate finance. The Institute of Financial Accountants and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants offer graduates of this course exemptions when applying for membership.
Evenings & Saturday, Weekdays, Weekend
Foundation Year

Orientation for Success in Higher Education (0 credits)
– Academic Skills for Accounting and Finance (0 credits)
– Understanding Change (0 credits)
– Introduction to Financial Management (0 credits)
– Professional Development (0 credits)
– Foundation Year Project (0 credits)

Year 1

– Dynamic Business Environment (20 Credits)
– Business Accounting and Technology (20 Credits)
– Financial Accounting (20 Credits)
– Interpersonal Skills and Managerial Development (20 Credits)
– Introduction to Marketing Management (20 credits)
– Management Accounting (20 Credits)


Year 2

– Management Accounting 2 (20 credits)
– Business and Corporate Law (20 credits)
– Leadership and Change (20 credits)
– Corporate Strategy and Governance (20 credits)
– Financial Reporting (20 credits)
– Research Methods (20 credits)

Year 3

Mandatory Modules

– Audit and Assurance (20 credits)
– Financial Management (20 credits)
– Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance (20 credits)
– UK Taxation (20 credits)

Option 1:

– Project/Dissertation (40 credits)

Option 2:

– Business Ethics (20 credits)
– Research Project (20 credits)


Entry Requirements

GCSE Or Equivalent 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

How to Apply​

Tell us what you want to learn, and we’ll guide you through choosing a degree, fulfilling admissions requirements.

Check your Eligibility

Use our eligibility checker if you want to see how likely it is that you’ll qualify for a course before you apply for it.

Loans and Grants

You may be able to get student finance to help towards your living costs fee while you’re at university or college and tuition.

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.