BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Course Overview

Become an indispensable member of businesses large and small with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. This course has been designed to teach a blend of both practical and theoretical knowledge, which will ensure you will be ready for the professional challenges you will face after graduation.

UKCBC offers this programme as part of a franchise partnership with the University of West London (UWL). Students are expected to fulfil all the admission requirements prescribed by UWL, and admissions are subject to final approval by UWL. Students are expected to adhere to the relevant rules and regulations of UWL, in addition to the regulations of UKCBC.

Contact our Course Advisors or see below for more information.

Programme TitleBA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
Awarding BodyUniversity of West London
Level Bachelor of Arts
DurationFour Years (with Integrated Foundation Year)
IntakeSeptember; February
Mode of StudyFull-time
CampusesLiverpool Street; Gants Hill

Why Choose the BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance with Integrated Foundation Year?

The Accounting and Finance (with Integrated Foundation Year) bachelor’s degree has been designed by qualified accountants who have experience in the big four accounting firms. Students will be learning the skills they need to compete in the high end of the job market. The optional modules also ensure students can direct their learning towards their chosen career specialisation.

The course has also been developed with input from the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA); this means that students looking to gain professional accreditation will enjoy exemptions from some examinations in the ACCA chartered accountant qualification.

The Accounting and Finance bachelor’s degree at UKCBC also includes an integrated foundation year to ensure students are well prepared for the academic challenges of the course. There are two modules in the foundation year geared towards the individual needs of students; these modules will enable students to understand and address their academic shortcomings before the three-year programme begins.

Course Modules

Foundation Year

  • Introduction to Business
  • Recording of Business Transactions
  • Personalised Learning
  • Data Handling and ICT
  • Managing People and Systems
  • Academic Performance

Year One

  • Professional Skills for Business and Finance
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Workplace Employability Skills

Year Two

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation
  • Auditing in Context
  • Business and Corporate Law

Year Three

  • Financial Reporting*
  • Corporate Finance*
  • Performance Management and Control*
  • Blockchain Technologies in Finance
  • Personal and Corporation Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Analysis Report on Current Issues in Accounting and Finance

BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance (with Integrated Foundation Year) Entry Requirements

As a potential student of the BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance (with Integrated Foundation Year), you will be expected to have an interest in accounting and finance, be able to demonstrate your motivation for the subject, and have any of the following academic qualifications in order to join:

  • A recognised level 3 qualification from the UK, or
  • Any level 3 international qualification (compared through Ecctis)

Mature students (over 21 years of age) that do not have level 3 qualifications will be expected to have an interest in accounting and finance, be able to demonstrate their motivation for the subject, and complete:

  • An interview
  • An assessment test
  • An admission assessment form (RPEL)

All non-UK qualifications will be compared through Ecctis. Translation may be required if qualification is not in English and if not comparable through Ecctis.

*Indicates compulsory modules

Tuition Fees£9,250 per year