• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

As a student of this Business Accounting and Finance (Hons) programme offered by University of Derby, you’ll mix a strong grounding in financial and management accounting with business strategy and the capacity to lead an organisation. It’s a powerful combination marking you out for rapid advancement in any branch of contemporary business - anywhere in the world.

You’ll be working towards professional accountancy qualifications with industry bodies like the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), as part of your BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance course.

You’ll also gain hands-on experience with the latest professional data and information services, including Bloomberg and specialist accounting software.

Careers

This business accounting and finance degree is the ideal foundation whether you’re seeking a senior position in industry and commerce, applying for a coveted graduate training programme or setting your sights on postgraduate studies.

Your employability is central to everything we do. Throughout, you’ll work with a personal tutor on maximising your professional development and career prospects.

By the end of your studies, you’ll be well on your way to full professional accountancy qualifications. But you’ll be able to offer an employer much more in terms of leadership, strategy and problem-solving skills.

Typical roles graduates will be aiming at are: accountant, compliance manager, credit controller, finance analyst, finance manager, management accountant.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Market Economics and Key Mathematical Concepts
  • Law for Accounting
  • Academic Writing for Accounting and Economics
  • Introduction to Operations Management and IT
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Management Focus for Accountants
  • Decision Making and International Tax
  • Project Strategy
  • Management Accounting - Performance Evaluation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Sustainability, Governance & Audit
  • The Environment of the Strategic Business Leader
  • Professional Consultancy Project
  • Independent Studies

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

Typical entry requirements:
  • UCAS points - 120 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
Alternative entry qualifications:
  • BTEC - DDM
  • Access to HE Diploma - 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            13250 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
          • EU/EEA

            9250 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Funding

          • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
          • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
          • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

          Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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