Coventry University - Accounting and Finance (Foundation)

Coventry University

Accounting and Finance (Foundation)

Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject making them an ideal route to degree-level qualifications as they help to develop the skills for higher education.

If you are looking for an introduction to accounting and finance, then the Foundation Year in Accounting and Finance could be for you. This is an ideal route to a degree-level qualification and could lead to an exciting career.

This course aims to provide the fundamental knowledge and skill set in a range of mathematical and business principles, as well as the theories and concepts involved in investment risk and professional ethics. The course aims to help graduates begin a career in accounting and finance.

Completing this course will mean you can progress onto year one of the BA (Hons) Professional Accounting degree.

Why CU Coventry

We offer a style of education that is flexible and designed to fit around your life, allowing you to benefit from a modern, forward-thinking higher education institution, reinforced by the quality and reputation of Coventry University. We aim to provide career-focused courses, wherever possible, coupled with placement opportunities to help prepare you for the world of work. We are dedicated to making higher education accessible and enjoyable to everyone, so we keep our fees low and made it a policy to cover one module at a time, allowing you to become a specialist in each topic before moving on to the next.

Entry Requirements

  • 40 UCAS tariff points. All Foundation courses require 5 GCSEs at 9-4 including Maths and English, and at least one A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification. If you don’t fulfill the entry criteria your application may be considered on an individual basis, taking into account any work experience, other qualifications, and/or any training you have completed. Speak to one of our advisers today to find out how we can help you
  • IELTS: 6.0

If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

If you successfully pass a Foundation Year, you will be guaranteed a place on the Professional Accounting BA (Hons) at CU Coventry, subject to meeting specific entrance criteria.

Course Details

At CU Coventry, students learn through a variety of modes. The foundation year programme is focused on applied learning geared to high intensity teaching and study throughout the programme, requiring full commitment from students. The delivery of course content is a blend of lectures, tutorials and online learning.

Assessment methods vary and include, practical class and project performance, written practical reports, project thesis, oral presentations, tutorial tasks and assessments which take place at the end of each six-week block.

Year One

Academic Skills for Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Spreadsheets
Investment and Risk
Cost, Revenue and Professional Ethics

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