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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

Are you ready for a dream career in accounting, but you need some extra preparation first? This BSc Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year is designed for people who want to establish professional careers in finance, regardless of your current qualifications.

Quick Facts

 
Part-time Duration: 4 to 12 years
Starting in: January, April, July, October
Tuition Fee: £27,740 (UK), £20,500 (International)
Location: Online

Arden’s accounting and finance with foundation degree is designed to provide you with the skills needed to achieve your career goals, even if it’s been a while since you last studied. Set yourself up with a successful professional career with this internationally recognized degree, delivered online.

Arden is the university that comes to you

This degree is delivered online, with no fixed lecture times, and with 24/7 access to all study materials online, so that you can keep your unique lifestyle and commitments alongside your study. With 24/7 access to student support, and 1-to-1 communications with your UK tutors, your degree is completely tailored to your needs.

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Modules and Requirements

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 2

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Developing Personal and Management Skills
  • Business Maths
  • Understanding the Business Environment (Accounting and Finance)
  • Management Information Systems

Year 3

  • Business Law
  • British Taxation
  • Accounting and Audit Framework
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Decision Making

Year 4

  • Audit
  • Financial Management
  • Ethics
  • Professional, Statutory and Current Accounting Issues
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Entry Requirements

At least 3 x GCSEs OR 45 credits at Level 2 or equivalent – if your qualifications are older than 3 years we would also ask to see a professional CV.

Candidates for our online Healthcare Management with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:

  • Your motivation for undertaking the programme
  • Relevant work experience
  • Prior qualifications
  • References

Non-Standard Entry Route

If you don’t meet the qualification requirements, you can also qualify based on a minimum of 12 months of professional work experience evidenced with a CV and Reference.

English Requirements

If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element). We also offer an internal English test for applicants.