• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

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

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.

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

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1 - 2 years of part time study
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Financial Strategy
  • Independent Study
  • Management Accounting Performance Evaluation
  • Contemporary Reporting Issues
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investing and Financial Market Behaviour
  • Personal Taxation

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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

You need to have one of the following qualifications:
  • HND or Foundation Degree in Accounting or Finance 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

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4896 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4890 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4896 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4890 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
*Prices correct for 2019/2020 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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