BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year
Are you thinking about starting your career in accounting and finance, but need extra support before you start a full degree? Then the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year course at our Berlin campus is the perfect stepping stone – regardless of previous qualifications.
Foundation Year courses at Arden provide you with the skills you need to get started in higher education, helping you complete your degree with confidence. Accredited by the ACCA, this course offers a range of specialist modules from financial accounting to business law. This means that when you graduate you’ll have gained the specialised skills and knowledge that employers in the accounting and finance industries value the most.
Your initial foundation year is made up of 6 modules. Then, to complete your full bachelor’s degree, you’ll study 360 credit hours over three years, which are made up of 16 modules over years 2, 3, and 4, and a dissertation.
Foundation Year modules
Using Numeracy, IT and Data
Research Skills and Using Information
Values, Ethics and Working Collaboratively
Developing Academic Skills
Structure of Business
Technology in Organisations
Developing Personal and Management Skills
Understanding the Business Environment (Accounting and Finance)
Management Information Systems
Accounting and Audit Framework
Professional, Statutory and Current Accounting Issues
Research Methods and Dissertation
How do we assess you?
Our assessment methods have been designed to allow you to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. Throughout your studies, we’ll keep track of your progress through the following:
Arden University is regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for England (QAA) and the UK government.
96% of Arden University graduates are in employment 6 months after graduation.
Taught 100% in English.
Intensive, engaging and face-to-face teaching by industry experts.
Industry-relevant, 21st-century application.
International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented.
Payment options and early-bird discounts available.
Perfect central location in Berlin, close to key corporate players.
Germany has one of the best employment rates in Europe, at 91%*.
4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**.
Germany is the most popular European country for international students, recognised for its high-quality education***.
Berlin has been named the start-up capital of Europe.
Berlin is the largest city in the EU with a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates.
Germany has a rich history in culture and arts, offering students a chance to explore this whilst experiencing world-class education from a UK-recognised institution.
*Times Higher Education
**I Am Expat
***According to statistics and data from the ICEF monitor
At least 3 x GCSEs (including mathematics) / 45 credits at Level 2 or equivalent – if your qualifications are older than 3 years we would also ask to see a professional CV.
English proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (no less than 5 in any element); or TOEFL 46-59, or equivalent.