Accounting (with Foundation Year option) BA (Hons)

Why study BA (Hons) Accounting at BU?

  • Gain a comprehensive overview of the sector in your first year with the flexibility to transfer to a different specialism within accounting and finance at the end of the year  
  • Meet industry-leading practitioners and professionals through guest lectures, seminars and assessment activities 
  • Compete in the IBM Challenge through a series of simulated business exercises, allowing you to develop your employability and meet potential employers 
  • Study abroad at one of our international partner institutions in Australia, Canada or Europe 
  • Gain industry experience and enhance your employability by undertaking an optional 30-week placement which can be completed anywhere in the world
  • 90% of our graduates are working or studying fifteen months after graduating.

Course accreditations

The accreditation bodies on our BA (Hons) Accounting course are renowned industry-wide for promoting excellence and the highest standards, all of which is reflected in the Bournemouth University Business School experience: 

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation is a hallmark of excellence that has been awarded to fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide 
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accreditation offers some exemptions from exams required to become a Chartered Accountant.

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in general business and management required for Accounting & Finance, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. 

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
N423/N424 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

Required Subjects: All subjects considered.

Foundation Year Entry Requirements for September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points.

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