BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

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BA Accounting & Finance (Hons)

You should consider this programme if you want to become a qualified accountant or develop a general career in accounting and finance. Accountancy is the process of maintaining, auditing and processing financial information to help managers, investors, tax authorities and other decision makers allocate resources. This fast-moving industry uses the latest technology and attracts some of the most motivated and intelligent graduates.

After Year 1, you may continue this degree or switch to the second year of BA Hons Accounting and Financial Information Systems. After Year 2, you can take a year sandwich placement which will aid your final-year studies and employment prospects. Direct entry into Year 2 or 3 is available if you are suitably qualified.

Successful completion (with the relevant options) provides exemption from: all nine foundation-level papers of ACCA; all certificate-level papers and 4 of the 6 managerial-level CIMA papers; and 8 out of fifteen professional qualification papers of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.


The aims of the programme are:

  • To prepare you for a career in the accountancy and finance sector.
  • To develop your theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and finance in the context of the global economy.
  • To equip you with the skills required for a complex and changing business environment. Entry Requirements Applicants should have: 300 UCAS points FROM at least two A-levels or equivalent qualifications PLUS at least GCSE mathematics grade B and GCSE English grade C. * Key Skills: Application of Number and Communication are not accepted in place of GCSE mathematics and English. * Applicants with professional qualifications and/or four or more years' full-time work experience are considered on an individual basis. * Applicants who do not have English as their first language require IELTS 6 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent in a Secure English Language Test.
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