Accounting and Finance (Hons) Top-up, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    4410
    Tuition (Full programme)
    4410
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
This online Accounting and Finance (Hons) Top-up degree at University of Derby will give you a thorough understanding of accounting and business concepts; ideal if you want to go on to be a professional accountant or work within the financial services sector. 

About

If you already hold an HND or Foundation degree in Accounting and Finance or equivalent qualification, top it up to a full Accounting and Finance BA degree in 18 months with this online course. Gaining the full bachelors degree can improve your career prospects, strengthen your CV and allow you to move onto a Masters degree at a later date, should you wish to. The Accounting and Finance (Hons) Top-up programme is delivered by University of Derby.

It’s a popular choice for busy professionals or those returning to work, who want to get all the benefits a full degree brings, but need a flexible study pattern.

Career Info

Become a qualified accountant, quicker than most

We have designed the degree to help you get maximum exemptions from a range of professional qualifications*. This shortens the time required for you to become a fully qualified member of your chosen professional body.

There is always a demand for accounting graduates

Our past students have gone on to work for local public practices, multinational accounting firms and taken up accounting careers in merchant banks and other large businesses. As an accountant you will have the opportunity to work in many diverse fields, anywhere in the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Duration part-time 18 months

      18 months - 2 years of part time study

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      No support at all
    • Student interaction
      No interaction at all
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Programme Structure

Core

  • Financial Strategy
  • Independent Study
  • Management Accounting Performance Evaluation

Optional

  • Financial Reporting Theory
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investing and Financial Markets
  • Personal Taxation (non-exam route)

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need to have one of the following qualifications:

  • HND or Foundation Degree in Accounting or international equivalent

  • ACCA F1-F6 or ACCA F1-F5 and F8

  • CIMA Advanced Diploma

  • ABE Advanced Diploma in Business Administration

  • IBAM Advanced Diploma in Business Administration

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification.

For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0

  • TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)

  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51

  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass

  • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses

  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C

  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C

StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 4410 International
  • GBP 4410 EU/EEA
Total cost of programme: £4,410 (£735 per 20 credit module).

Funding

Flexible payment plans available – choose from three options:

  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees up front and receive 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Enrol in September, pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount

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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