BA (Hons) Business Management (Accounting and Finance) with Foundation Year Arden University
This course combines a foundation year followed by a full undergraduate qualification. During your first year, you’ll gain the background you need to succeed at university, covering topics such as mathematics, IT, and academic and research study skills. You’ll then go on to explore all the key areas of business management, as well as the accounting, finance, and digital skills needed to excel in today’s workplace.
The course has been developed in consultation with leading organisations and professional bodies, ensuring that you’re exposed to the most recent developments in modern accounting and finance practice. Not only that but all of your coursework has been especially linked to real-world workplace issues. Using our business simulation software, you’ll have the opportunity to face these potential situations and challenges in a safe environment, helping you graduate with transferable, hands-on skills you can immediately apply in your future career.
Arden's BA (Hons) Business Management (Accounting and Finance) with Foundation Year course is dual accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Arden's BA (Hons) Business Management (Accounting and Finance) with Foundation Year is awarded the maximum nine ACCA exemptions, which means that students who go on to study ACCA after graduation will start their studies at the appropriate level, studying only five ACCA papers out of the standard 14 that make up the ACCA qualification.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is one of the most globally reputable organisations in professional accountancy. As an Arden student, you will have free CIMA membership for the duration of your course, and for one year post-graduation, which gives you access to discounted courses, free study and careers support, networking opportunities, and of course, professional recognition. You will also gain exemptions from CIMA at operational and certificate levels.
Course Modules (20 credits each)
- Using Numeracy, IT and Data
- Research Skills and Using Information
- Values, Ethics and Working Collaboratively
- Developing Academic Skills
- Structure of Business
- Technology in Organisations
- Digital Skills & Professional Development
- Contemporary Business Environment
- Marketing Dynamics
- Introduction to Business Finance
- People Management
- Technology & Innovation
- Data Analytics & Management
- Business Startup
- Sales Management
- Digital & Social Media Marketing
- Financial Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Business Transformation
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Corporate Governance, Law & Ethics
- Independent Study
- Financial Management
- Business Risk Management
Your degree in accounting and finance will open up a wide range of career opportunities. Just a few of the possible roles you might want to consider after graduation could include:
- Business Analyst
- Business Development Executive
- Buying Assistant
- Accounting Technician
- Actuarial Analyst
- Company Secretary
Applying is free and easy
Start here by enquiring and one of our Education Advisors will be in touch to guide you through your application process, making it clear and smooth as possible.
Non-standard entry option
If you are interested in studying one of our programmes but don’t meet the standard academic requirements, you might be eligible to apply through our non-standard entry route, which takes a more holistic view of your qualifications and professional experience during your application review process.
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