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Equip yourself with the essential skills for sound business accountancy decisions, and broad business finance understanding with this ACCA-accredited undergraduate programme.
Get to grips with the complex financial reporting systems underpinning this sector internationally with this online programme. Learning to incorporate business law, with accounting and auditing frameworks, you will develop a firm understanding of how these different practices operate, while preparing yourself for the real world of business, in accordance with ACCA requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (ACCA) will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Fulfillment of cost and financial accounting
  • Comprehension of business law, and the accounting frameworks
  • Understanding management systems and decision making
  • Auditing, and professional ethics regarding financial management
  • With Arden University, you’ll have access to an engaging and easy to navigate online learning platform called ilearn. Available on desktop and mobile devices, ilearn supports and encourages you to take control of your studies. Providing everything you need to complete your programme in one accessible place, ilearn features:

    • A virtual classroom, library, diary, and lecture theatre rolled into one
    • All of your modules, study materials, career support, and schedules
    • Downloadable module materials so you can access the course when offline
    • Access to an online library containing thousands of e-journals, e-books, podcasts, and videos
    • Engaging forums where you can interact, debate, and discuss ideas with your tutors and fellow students
  • This course has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have either:

    • Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or
    • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required

    Arden University are happy to consider an applications from students who are highly motivated to study the programme. This will require a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course, and evidence of relevant work experience.

  • This professional undergraduate qualification has been designed to provide you with key knowledge in financial reporting and management accounting. Equip yourself with the essential skills for sound business accountancy decisions, and broad understanding of business finance.

    Year 1

    • Financial Accounting
    • Cost Accounting
    • Developing personal and management skills
    • Business Maths
    • Understanding the Business Environment
    • Managing Information Systems

    Year 2

    • Business Law
    • British Tax System
    • Accounting and Audit Framework
    • Financial Reporting
    • Management Accounting
    • Decision Making

    Year 3

    • Audit
    • Financial Management
    • Ethics
    • Professional, Statutory and Current Accounting Issues
    • Research Methods & Dissertation

    Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

  • Graduates equipped with a solid understanding of business management as well as financial knowledge and accounting skills are sought after by organisations across a range of industries worldwide. This degree will open up a range of professional opportunities such as:

    Some of the jobs that BSc (Hons) Computing graduates go into include:

    • Accountant
    • Finance Analyst
    • Financial Manager
    • Actuarial Analyst
    • Investment Banking
    • Broker
    • Tax Advisor
  • If you’d like to apply, please click on the Apply Now or Start Application button on the page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.


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‘’Would I recommend Arden? Yes, I would. It has given me purpose, self-fulfillment, confidence, and the potential to work in my chosen field.’’
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Distance learning is the way forward when your life does not allow for regular attendance at university. I can only recommend it to anyone considering it.’’
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"The experience with Arden University so far is fantastic - they have a good relationship with students and offer a flexible payment plan. I would recommend Arden to anyone who wants to study and work at the same time."
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