BSc (Hons) Business Accounting with Foundation Year


This course is designed to offer you the necessary knowledge and skills for business and accounting that will make you ready for a career in anything related to accounting, finance, banking and general management fields. You will understand basic concepts in accounting which are set in the context of the contemporary business environment. These aspects will ensure you standing out in today’s competitive job market. The foundation year is specifically designed for those who want to pursue a career in Business Accounting but don’t have the required qualifications or don’t meet the entry requirements. You will be equipped with the academic, digital and professional skills that are vital for a successful career in your chosen domain. At the same time, the foundation year gives you the opportunity to manage and evaluate your own learning experience.


January 2020 London Campus 15/01/2020 2 Days per Week Monday
January 2020 Birmingham Campus 15/01/2020 2 Days per Week Monday
January 2020 Manchester Campus 15/01/2020 2 Days per Week Monday


Entry Requirements
IELTS 5.5 with no component less than 5.0 in each band, or equivalent. This can be exempted by successfully passing the QA Higher Education test (minimum 55%). For each level, we offer non-standard entry routes for students. Please contact our team to discuss your existing qualifications and we will be able to recommend the most suitable entry point for you. We also offer entry routers for EU students. The special requirements are listed below.

Entry Required Documents
Baccalaureate Diploma
If you are a EU student and you don’t have an International Baccalaureate Diploma, you can still apply with a Level 3 Diploma and relevant work experience

Application Form
You must fill in the application form. The form must be signed in original.

Copy of Transcript of Results
This can be avoided in certain situations. One of our operators will call you to find out if it is mandatory or not.

Personal Statement
A personal statement is an essay that the student must write to apply to study at the university. Its purpose is to summarise your skills and experience and help you gain a place at your desired course. It must include the name of the university and the name of the course. You have to mention why are you applying to this particular university and what do you hope to achieve after the course, career wise. A well written personal statement will help you stand out in the crowd and secure you a place at your dream university. You can follow a specific guide to answer to some expected questions, however, you must not mention them in the essay. Have a clear, cursive structure and write a minimum of 250 words.

Copy of ID (National ID or Passport)
You need to upload one of these documents

Assessment Methods
English Writing Test
Academic Interview


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Year 3
Accounting Theory
Advanced Financial Data Analysis
Business Start-up
Corporate Finance
Ethics and Sustainability
Investment Analysis
Work Internship

Year 2
Applied Financial Accounting
Applied Management Accounting
Business Law
Financial Mathematics
Financial Project Management
Personal Financial Behaviour

Year 1
Accounting Information Systems
Corporate Responsibility and Ethics
Financial Accounting
Financial Business Environment
Financial Data Analysis
Management Accounting

Your career
By taking a Business Accounting course you will be well prepared for the challenging world of business. You will have numerous opportunities to make contacts for professional or personal gain and understand what the industry is about. A degree in Business Accounting at our university opens endless doors and helps you get highly competitive jobs globally while also providing the skills to start a career with confidence. We will train you for a wide range of careers in business and accounting such as business analysis, taxation, banking, finance positions, project management etc. Check the list below for other course-related career destinations.

Business Development Manager
As a business development manager you’ll be concerned with improving and growing a business, by fostering and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners.

As an economist you’ll use economic theories and knowledge to provide specialist advice.

Financial Analyst
In this position, accountants determine the risks and benefits of investment activities, including both selling and buying investments.

Retail Banker
As a retail banker, you’ll help with the financial requirements of individuals and businesses and provide advice and financial services.

Chartered Accountant
As a chartered accountant you’ll give advice, audit accounts and provide trustworthy information about financial records.

Stockbrokers are individuals who buy and sell stocks and other securities for retail and institutional clients, through a stock exchange or over the counter, in return for a fee or a commission.