Total cost of course
UK/EU: £4,740*
INT: £4,740*

*Prices correct for 2018/2019 new students. Subject to annual increase in September 2019.

Course length
1 - 2 years of part time study
Start dates
September, January and May
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Valentina Watson
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Pace of study

We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.

Assessment method

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.

Open Day
29 September

Course code: N401      Level 6 qualification

If you already hold an HND or Foundation degree in Accounting and Finance or equivalent qualification, top it up to a full Accounting and Finance BA 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

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Ideal for aspiring accountants and others

This online accounting and finance top up degree will give you a thorough understanding of accounting and business concepts; 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.

Programme Specification

Image: PDF opens in a new window Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) Top-Up programme specification

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below are some images from one of the modules of this course. There are three screen shots for you to scroll through which show you what the learning environment and material looks like, with a brief explanation underneath.

Click on the image below to view examples.

For a more indepth experience, try our free Accounting and Finance BA Top-Up degree course taster.

Applying key financial formulae to case studies supports the development of your learning.
Activities allow you to discuss and debate theories and contemporary issues from a range of critical perspectives.
Accessing videos and linked information will enhance your understanding of the study content.