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Accounting and Finance, B.A.

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Succeed on a degree that measures up to the high expectations of all global accountancy bodies, leading to maximum exemptions from professional exams including ICEAW, ACCA, CIMA and AIA when you graduate. Gain solid grounding in all aspects of accounting from financial markets and institutions to the global business environment. 


You specialise later in the degree with subjects including taxation principles and practice, corporate accountability and social and environmental accounting. Alongside this, our Make It experiences are designed to ensure that you stand out from the crowd when you graduate.

Make It international: work with financial leaders abroad. See how foreign direct investment can shape the economic infrastructure of an entire country in Ho Chi Minh, an emerging and vibrant city in Vietnam. Explore resource management and how the Vietnamese have maximised resources to become the world's leading coffee exporters. This global exposure will help you stand out in the job market, no matter whether you plan on having an international career or not. For this vital reason, the trip is included in the cost of your fees.

Make It real: learn from real scenarios. Simulations with companies within the accounting sector are embedded in your degree, underpinning your learning with real-world application. You will also work with live financial data in our Thomson Reuters Trading room and gain insight into industry with specialist guest lecturers. Put your skills to the test and enter the CIMA Global Business Challenge, designed to foster the young business leaders of the future. Create and pitch your business case to a high profile audience with support from an expert business mentor.


  • Financial accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Financial analyst
  • Investment banker
  • Taxation
  •  Internal/External auditor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Professional Skills 
  • The Global Business Environment
  • Financial Economics 
  • Professional Development
  • Business law
  • Audit in Context
  • International Field Trip
  • Taxation: principles and practice
  • Accounting or Finance Placement
                          Option modules
                          • Business law
                          • Audit in Context 
                          • International Field Trip
                          • Taxation: principles and practice 
                          • Accounting or Finance Placement
                          • Corporate Accountability
                          • Social and Environmental Accounting 
                          • Advanced Audit 
                          • Business Strategy
                          • Advanced Taxation 
                          • Accounting and Financial Management Dissertation
                          • Post Placement Project
                          • Investigative Study

                          English Language Requirements

                          You need the following IELTS score:

                          • Minimum required score:


                            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                          Academic Requirements

                          General Requirements


                          • 112 tariff points

                          Typical offers

                          • BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International

                            13500 GBP/year
                            Tuition Fee
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                          • EU/EEA

                            9250 GBP/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 0 months.
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                          Living costs for Cheltenham

                          • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
                            Living Costs

                          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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