BSc (Hons) Accounting & Financial Management

Numbers will be crucial to your success, whether you choose to work in accounting or financial management or start and run your own successful firm. With this degree program, you will receive a foundation in all the most recent theories, and principles, and apply practical skills in the fascinating topic of accounting and financial management.

University TBA
Degree BSc (Hons) Accounting & Financial Management
Level of study Foundation Year (Y0)
Start date September, January, June
Duration 4 years
Location London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester
Delivery Weekends, Weekdays or Evenings
Hours per week 9-12h
Fees £9250
Finances Eligible for the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan

Course Overview

The industry-focused program is meant to get you ready for a managerial, corporate, or professional position. You will be given the in-demand employability skills that businesses want, creating prospects for professional advancement and development.

You will gain expertise on a variety of accountancy and finance-related issues by fusing theoretical learning and practical know-how. These include taxation, law, corporate finance, managerial accounting, auditing, and assurance.

Graduates of this programme are eligible for membership exemptions from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Financial Accountants.

You will be introduced to the essential accounting and financial management settings and concepts you'll need to advance through the rest of the course during the foundation year, which will also prepare you for university-level study.

Engaging in degree-level education will equip you with transferrable abilities that can be used in any employment setting, whether it's making an impact as an entrepreneur or moving up the corporate ladder in the field of accounting and financial management.

Entry Requirements
Funding & Fees

Year 0 (Foundation)

- 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)

Applicants aged 21+

Applicants over 21 years old can apply based on their work experience. Consequently, academic qualifications/diploma is not required.

Applicants without academic diplomas need to demonstrate motivation and their suitability for this specific course.

To sum up, you don’t need any qualifications to be accepted at the university or college. You just need to speak basic English.

Academic (standard) requirements for applicants under 21 years old)

● 32 UCAS points
● At least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, e.g. BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)

English language requirements

● All applicants can take FREE English test

There will be nine to twelve hours of lectures, workshops, and tutorials per week.

You will be evaluated through group projects, coursework, portfolios, and presentations in addition to reports, business plans, and seen and unseen tests. You'll need to create an e-portfolio with real-world projects and investigations for some modules. Additionally, you'll write a dissertation your senior year.

Funding for your studies

All of the students will receive Student Finance which means that you don't need to pay anything.

Tuition Fee Loans

Your tuition fees are paid using a tuition fee loan. This is given to your University or College directly. Only once you have completed your study and are making at least £26,575 per year do loan repayments begin. Students who study full- or part-time may apply

Maintenance Loans

To pay for living expenses, you can also apply for a Maintenance Loan if you qualify. T his loan is deposited straight into your bank account. After you complete your degree and earn more than £26,575, your maintenance loan is due. Please visit for additional details.

Maintenance Loan is NOT eligible for studying ONLINE.

Maintenance Grants

Additionally, you can apply for a Maintenance Grant to assist with living expenses. At the beginning of the term, maintenance grants are deposited straight into your bank account. Although you are not required to pay them back, any money you get will lower the amount of the Maintenance Loan you might be eligible for should you decide to apply for one as well.

General info

Student finance for undergraduate degrees covers:

- Tuition fee Loan - £9250 per year. This money goes directly from the Student Loan Company to the University (you don’t touch this money).
- Maintenance loan: covers your own expenses and living costs.
- £9706 per year in you live outside the London
- £13000 if you live in London
The maintenance Loan goes directly to your account and you can do with this money whatever you want.

If you have pre-settled status you need to work and keep working during the status.
If you have a settled status you don’t need to work.

The loan is provided by the UK government and covers 100% of the tuition fees charged by universities. The repayment rules are very favourable.

More information can be found on the government website:

Enrolling for July & September 2023

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