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Business, Accounting & 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) Business 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?**Accounting and Finance at Derby has been ranked Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2020. Our BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance paves the way to senior roles in industry and commerce as well as coveted graduate training programmes. It also represents a first step towards qualifications with industry bodies like the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). **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**You will develop practical skills in financial and management accounting alongside knowledge of business strategy. Through our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab you can access latest professional data and information services. **Opportunities and experiences**You will complete a professional consultancy project for local employers so you grasp exactly what business life involves. You can also opt to take a year-long industry placement or summer internship to raise your profile. **Careers and employability**Our BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance graduates have the foundations for achieving full professional accountancy qualifications and are well prepared for senior positions in management accounting, compliance, credit control and financial analysis.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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 Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the EU and EEA.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 103 6

    74th out of 123 7

    56th out of 83

  • Entry standards

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    118 54%

    53rd

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    27th

    4
  • Entry standards

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    110 51%

    89th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    39th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    118 68%

    46th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    19th

    13

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