BSc (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management with Foundation
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management with Foundation (Global Banking School - Stratford campus)

Course Description

Our industry-focused program is designed to prepare you for a professional, managerial or business career. It will equip you with the highly-sought employability skills that employers are looking for, opening up opportunities for career progression and development. 

Combining theoretical learning and practical know-how, you'll build knowledge on a wide range of accountancy and finance-related topics. These include financial reporting, managerial accounting, audit and assurance, taxation, law and corporate finance. 

The Institute of Financial Accountants and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants offer graduates of this course exemptions when applying for membership.

The foundation year will prepare you for university-level study and introduce you to the key accounting and financial management contexts and concepts you'll need to progress through the rest of the course. 

Committing to study at degree level will give you transferrable skills that can be applied in any career context, whether that's climbing the corporate ladder in the accounting and financial management world, or having an impact as an entrepreneur. 

What insights into the world of work will grow your career prospects?

How do you manage accounting and financial requirements when running a business? 

Which business principles and theories have the greatest financial impact?

Our accounting and financial management degree will give you the foundational and specific accounting and financial knowledge to build a successful career that matches your goals.

Required Qualification

Standard Pathway (3 Years) - Level 2 Proof of Residency 

Non Standard Pathway (4 Years) - NA & Proof of Residency

Modules under Course

Year 0 (Foundation)

Orientation for Success in Higher Education (0 credits)
Academic Skills for Accounting and Finance (0 credits)
Understanding Change (0 credits)
Introduction to Financial Management (0 credits)
Professional Development (0 credits)
Foundation Year Project (0 credits)

Year 1

Dynamic Business Environment (20 Credits)
Business Accounting and Technology (20 Credits)
Financial Accounting (20 Credits)
Interpersonal Skills and Managerial Development (20 Credits)
Introduction to Marketing Management (20 credits)
Management Accounting (20 Credits)

Year 2

Management Accounting 2 (20 credits)
Business and Corporate Law (20 credits)
Leadership and Change (20 credits)
Corporate Strategy and Governance (20 credits)
Financial Reporting (20 credits)
Research Methods (20 credits)

Year 3

Mandatory Modules

Audit and Assurance (20 credits)
Financial Management (20 credits)
Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance (20 credits)
UK Taxation (20 credits)

Option 1:

Project/Dissertation (40 credits)

Option 2:

Business Ethics (20 credits)
Research Project (20 credits)

Jobs and Salaries

•        Chartered Accountant (£40,000 to £65,000) 

•        Stockbroker (£40,000 to £100,000) 

•        Actuary (£40,000 to £55,000) 

•        Economist (£25,000 to £35,000) 

•        Tax Adviser (£26,000 to £36,000)