Canterbury Christ Church University - BSc Accounting with Foundation Year

Canterbury Christ Church University

BSc Accounting with Foundation Year

Gain a thorough understanding of accounting and take the first step into higher education with our Accounting with Foundation Year course.

Accounting is at the heart of all business decisions and encompasses a vast range of careers, from traditional auditing to global management consulting.

Our Business foundation year will help you take your first step into higher education, broadening your industry knowledge and enabling 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.

Christ Church Business School has strong professional links and offers great work experience opportunities to help prepare you for the future. Guest speakers are regularly invited to share their knowledge with our students, and our ‘Business Futures’ weeks offer you 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) requirements for this course

Career Prospects

You'll develop a broad understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and you'll become confident in the technical languages and practices of the sector, including: measurement and disclosure in financial statements; managerial accounting; auditing; taxation; business law and corporate finance.

You'll develop knowledge, critical analysis and interpersonal skills through lectures, seminars, workshops and a variety of assessment modes.

Areas you'll explore include:

  • financial accounting
  • economics
  • management accounting

Course Details

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

Year 1

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

Year 2

Management Accounting
International Financial Reporting
Corporate and Business Law
Employability Skills
Human Resources Management
Digital Business
Project Management
Operations Management
Business and Sustainability
Research Methods
Managing Not for Profit Organisations and Social Enterprises
Foundations of Finance
Innovation and Enterprise Management (Combined honours only)
Management and Leadership
Retail Management
Employment Law
Intercultural Experience

Year 3

Contemporary Accounting Issues
Financial Management for Accountants'
Audit and Assurance
Strategic Management
Business Ethics
Individual Study
Service Management
New Venture Creation
Organisational Change and Change Agents
International Business
Entrepreneurship in the Global Marketplace
Public Relations Planning and Strategy

Communication and Academic Skills for HE (Semester One)
Personal and Career Development (Semester Two)
Contemporary Issues in Business, Management and Marketing
Contemporary Issues in Law
Individual Project
Contemporary Issues in Accounting – Business Foundation Year Students
Strategic Digital and Social Media Marketing
Retail Strategy
Intercultural Marketing Communication
Business Project

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