Canterbury Christ Church University - Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

Canterbury Christ Church University

Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

If you're passionate about business, take the first step into higher education with our Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year course.

Our BSc Accounting and Finance degree gives you a solid grounding in the challenges of managing organisations, information technology and analytical skills alongside finance and accounting fundamentals.

The foundation year will help you to broaden your industry knowledge and enable you to progress to a related undergraduate degree. It aims to help you develop a strong foundation of business knowledge, alongside academic and transferable skills to ensure you get the most out of your degree-level studies.

You'll benefit from Christ Church Business School’s extensive links with industry. Guest speakers are regularly invited to share their knowledge with our students, and our ‘Business Futures’ weeks offer the chance to connect with businesses.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have 32 UCAS Tariff points, although those without formal qualifications may be considered on an individual basis, however these students should still apply through UCAS.

Business School students are also required to have GCSE mathematics at Grade C or equivalent.

For more information on the IELTS (International English language Testing System)

Career Prospects

Our teaching team will share with you their expert knowledge, experience and research insights during stimulating lectures, seminars and practical workshops.

You'll typically have around 12 contact hours per week, depending on your module choices, in addition to independent learning.

Seminars in smaller groups will enable you to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures and you'll also be supported by your academic personal tutor.

In Year 2, you'll undertake a minimum of 4 weeks or 120 hours placement with an external organisation as part of the compulsory Work-based Learning module.

Your final year project will be based on a live brief from a relevant industry.

Course Details

Many graduates go on to study accounting at professional level. However, this exceptionally versatile degree can open doors to a variety of roles in business. Excellent mentoring by our experienced team will guide and prepare you for your first business or professional accountancy role.

Year 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Business and Information Analysis
Managing People in Organisations
Introduction to Management Accounting
Academic Skills for Success

Year 2

International Financial Reporting
Management Accounting
Foundations of Finance
Employability Skills
Corporate and Business Law
Human Resources Management
Digital Business
Innovation and Enterprise Management
Management and Leadership
Research Methods
Employment Law
Excel in Finance

Year 3

Financial Markets and Risk Management
Financial Management for Accountants
Audit and Assurance
Contemporary Accounting Issues
Strategic Management
Business Ethics
Individual Study
Organisational Change
International Business
New Venture Creation
Service Management
Portfolio Management

Communication and Academic Skills for HE (Semester 1)
Personal and Career Development (Semester 2)
Contemporary Issues in Business, Management and Marketing
Contemporary Issues in Law
Individual Project
Contemporary Issues in Accounting – Business Foundation Year Students

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