The Accounting and Finance (Hons) Top-up online course at the University of Derby is 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:
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 dont want to work in financial services, you will find this online top up degree valuable.
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. Thats important because you need to be sure that what youll learn is up to date and relevant to todays business world.
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
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To complete this top up degree you will need to complete a total of 120 credits. This will be made up from the following core modules and two of the optional 20 credit modules in your preferred area of accounting and finance.
We will advise you of your study plan - the running order of the modules - when you enrol.
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You need to have one of the following qualifications:
HND or Foundation Degree in Accounting 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 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:
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
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