Study Patterns: Accounting and Finance (Top-Up) BA (Hons) (online)

On this page you will find the study patterns for our BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Top-Up) (online) programme.

These study patterns highlight the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Accounting and Finance (Top-Up), BA (Hons) - standard (2 years) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Financial Strategy
(6AG522)
20 credits
Management Accounting Performance Evaluation
(6AG523)
20 credits
Option C Module*
20 credits
Year 2 Financial Statement Analysis
(6AG512)
20 credits
Independent Studies
(6IM997)
40 credits
Independent Studies
(6IM997)
40 credits continued

*Option C Modules: Financial Reporting (non-exam route) (6AG521); Investing and Financial Market Behaviour (6EC505)

Accounting and Finance (Top-Up), BA (Hons) - accelerated (1 year) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1

Financial Strategy
(6AG522)
20 credits

Financial Statement Analysis
(6AG512)
20 credits

Management Accounting Performance Evaluation
(6AG523)
20 credits

Independent Studies
(6IM997)
40 credits

Option C Module*
20 credits

Independent Studies
(6IM997)
40 credits continued

*Option C Modules: Financial Reporting (non-exam route) (6AG521); Investing and Financial Market Behaviour (6EC505)