Do you want to work in accountancy or finance? Our professional undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance has been designed with your career in mind. On successful completion, you will be equipped with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance.
Arden’s BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is an ACCA accredited programme.
Successful completion of this degree carries maximum exemption to ACCA Membership (papers F1 to F9).
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This course has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have either:
For students whose prior learning was not taught in English
Please note: candidates who do not have GCSE English or Maths may be required to undertake a numeracy or literacy assessment for entry.
If you have work experience
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study the programme.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience.
Please note: candidates who do not have GCSE English or
Maths may be required to undertake a numeracy or literacy assessment for entry.
This course will provide you with key skills in financial reporting and management accounting, and knowing how to apply these to inform good financial decision making in real business situations.
Modules you will study are:
Year 1 (Level 4):
Year 2 (Level 5):
Year 3 (Level 6):
Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used. However, to comply with ACCA requirements a high proportion of modules will be assessed by examination.
Other methods of assessment include:
To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with mock examinations and tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.
You can support your study in a variety of ways.
If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:
Other options include:
If you choose to pay for the course yourself you can pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations, simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.
Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship
Upon completion of this undergraduate qualification, you will be prepared to enter a variety of business, financial and accounting roles. Candidates equipped with a solid understanding of business management as well as financial knowledge and accounting skills are highly valued to many employers.
Some roles you might consider are:
While studying you can maximise your career success by making use of our online careers portal. This has useful tools such as an online interview simulator, CV builder, global jobs search engine and employer videos and e-learning courses covering essential business skills.
What study centres are available?
Blended courses are available at study centres throughout the UK and include:
Studying via blended learning with Arden
When you sign up for one of our compressed blended degrees and become a student at an Arden University study centre, you get the best of both worlds. All the structure and personal tuition of a full time degree, coupled with the rich online resources and materials that our online students benefit from. This option is ideal for students who want the routine of a full time campus-based degree, without the full time commitment.
So, what will it be like?
It’s a modern, engaging way to learn that lets you balance learning with the other priorities in your life.
And the facilities available at study centres?
Giving you access to the technology and services you need to support your studies, the modern centres are buzzing with students, tutors and staff.
Outside of your classes, you can expect access to things like:
1. Find your perfect course
2. Apply online
3. We’ll process your application
4. Supporting your next steps
5. Accept & complete the application
6. Begin your course with an online induction
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