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Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year**This degree offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. **Why choose this course?**BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance is the perfect platform for rapid career progression and puts you on the pathway to professional accountancy qualifications too. Accounting and Finance at Derby is ranked Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2020. **Is this course for you?**Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our degrees with a foundation year are continuous, meaning that you won’t need to apply again once you have successfully completed the first year.**How you will learn**We focus on the practical application of leading-edge accounting and financial principles so you will learn how to analyse and solve real management problems. **Opportunities and experiences**Optional work experience shows you the realities of the modern business world. You will also gain hands-on skills in our impressive Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab.**Careers and employability**Depending on your module choice, you will be eligible for exemptions from qualifications offered by the likes of ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, AIA and CPA Australia. This means you can achieve membership of influential professional bodies more quickly. As an accountant, you will have exciting opportunities to work in diverse sectors worldwide.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    118 54%

    53rd

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    27th

    4

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