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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

There are many reasons why taking this programme with a Foundation option could be the ideal choice; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have tried other options such as apprenticeship and want to change direction or have been living abroad. Whatever your starting point, studying this programme with a Foundation option offers you a great opportunity to gain both a UK and US degree and start the adventure of a lifetime, studying with us in the world’s top student city.This is what our Foundation option can offer you:- Start this programme with lower entry qualifications, see our website for further details- A four year, full-time degree programme with an extra summer semester in Year 1, so you can study at your own pace- Timetabled English and study skills classes to enhance your knowledge and skills- Great student support including a Personal Academic Advisor, with help on housing, health and wellbeing, financial guidance and careers advice from our award-winning Student Affairs teamThis programme goes beyond the theoretical and quantitative techniques fundamental to accounting and finance. It draws from various disciplines, such as statistics, economics, law and information technology in order to gain a truly solid understanding of the field. With a generalist business and management core, this degree will not just allow you to pursue careers in accounting and finance but in relevant managerial fields as well.Students will develop a set of transferable skills, such as problem solving and advanced analytical thinking, to support them in their professional journey. Students will learn how to work effectively individually and in teams to become confident communicators both written and verbally in order to ensure they can communicate and liaise effectively in a business environment.Students who study this programme will gain exemptions from the ACCA qualification as follows: Papers F1 – F4, Paper F5, Paper F6, Paper F7, Paper F8Top 5 Reasons To Study Accounting and Finance:- Acquire advanced theoretical and practical knowledge and master the computational and calculation skills demanded by the financial industry- Gain exemptions from some of the professional accounting examinations, accelerating your progress towards gaining qualifications which are recognised and essential for working in accountancy and finance- Specialise in a number of courses including financial accounting, managerial accounting, applied accounting, financial reporting, taxation and auditing- Benefit from the opportunity to gain practical work experience specific to accounting and finance organisations, through an internship – essential criteria many recruiters look for in candidates- Learn a variety of transferable business skills such as problem solving, perform data analysis, IT and written and oral communication – essential criteria for employers**Career Paths**World Bank, Credit Suisse, Greenpeace USA, Stonewall, The United Nations Children’s Fund, BBC, Bloomberg L.P, PwC, NBC News, Christies, Al Jazeera **

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

GCSEs: 5 at grade C or above / grade 4-9 (or equivalent).

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University information

Richmond, The American International University in London

  • Campus address

    Richmond, The American International University in London, Queens Road, Richmond upon Thames, TW10 6JP, England

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