You need to have one of the following qualifications:

  • HND or Foundation Degree in Accounting or Finance or international equivalent

  • 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 you do not hold one of the above Accounting or finance qualifications, but have a HND or Foundation Degree in business or equivalent overseas qualification, you may be eligible to apply for our BSc (Hons) Management Accounting (top up) degree as an alternative.

English language qualification

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*

*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

  • Photo ID – this could be your passport or driving licence
  • Copies of certificates and transcripts or a letter of testimony for previous qualifications*

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

  • Confirmation from the translator that it is an accurate translation of the original document
  • The date of the translation
  • The full name and signature of the translator, or an authorised official of the company
  • The translator’s contact details

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Gov website

Study time

You can find out how much time you need for study here.