Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) top up degree

Course code: N401      Level: 6

If you already hold an HND or Foundation degree in Accounting and Finance, a Foundation degree in Business or equivalent qualification, top it up to a full degree in 18 months with this online course. Gaining the full bachelors degree can improve your career prospects, strengthen your CV and allow you to move onto a Masters degree at a later date, should you wish to.

It’s a popular choice for busy professionals or those returning to work, who want to get all the benefits a full degree brings, but need a flexible study pattern.

You can also study this course if you have:

  • ACCA F1-F6 or ACCA F1-F5 and F8
  • CIMA Advanced Diploma
  • ABE Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
  • IBAM Advanced Diploma in Business Administration

Ideal for aspiring accountants and others

This degree will give you a thorough understanding of accounting and business concepts which is ideal if you want to go on to be a professional accountant or work within the financial services sector. However, having a good understanding of accounting and finance is an advantage in any profession today. So even if you don’t want to work in financial services, you will find this online top up degree valuable.

Tutors that work to the latest professional standards

Our teaching staff are all professionally qualified and have industry as well as academic experience. They also teach on the professional body courses, such as ACCA and CIMA, which means they understand the most current professional standards. That’s important because you need to be sure that what you’ll learn is up to date and relevant to today’s business world.

Course details
Course length: 
18 months - 2 years of part time study
Start date: 
September, January and May
Course category: 
Undergraduate
Find out more: 

Amy Pollard
T: +44 (0)1332 593701
Ask Amy

Entry requirements: 

You need to have one of the following qualifications:

  • HND or Foundation Degree in Accounting
  • HND or Foundation Degree in Business
  • ACCA F1-F6 or ACCA F1-F5 and F8
  • CIMA Advanced Diploma
  • ABE Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
  • IBAM Advanced Diploma in Business Administration

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification.

For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0
  • TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C
Fees: 
  Per Module Modules Total Start
UK/EU £620 6 £3,720* Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £660 6 £3,960* Sept/Jan/May

*Prices correct for 2013/2014. Subject to annual increase in September 2014.

Flexible payment plans available

Choose from three options:

  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only)

Find out more

Funding options for undergraduate UK students

Depending on where you are from in the UK, you may be eligible for a part time student loan towards the cost of your undergraduate degree.  Find out more about the options available to you.

UK/EU students: Prices above are inclusive of examination fees when exams are taken at University of Derby. If you are unable to travel to Derby, we can arrange for you to take your exams at an alternative, approved venue but this will incur an additional £100 fee per exam.

Overseas: Prices above are inclusive of examination fees.

Career information: 

Become a qualified accountant, quicker than most

We have designed the degree to help you get maximum exemptions from a range of professional qualifications*. This shortens the time required for you to become a fully qualified member of your chosen professional body.

There is always a demand for accounting graduates

Our past students have gone on to work for local public practices, multinational accounting firms and taken up accounting careers in merchant banks and other large businesses. As an accountant you will have the opportunity to work in many diverse fields, anywhere in the world.

* Please check with your regional professional body to find out more about the exemptions available to you.

Course group: 
Business & Management
Top up Degrees
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