**BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year** **If you have the ability to study for a degree but don’t have the formal qualifications to join our BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance directly, this course is for you. By starting at Foundation Year stage, you gain a solid grounding of skills and knowledge plus a vital introduction to the subject.** **Why choose this course?** Our BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance paves the way to senior roles in industry and commerce as well as coveted graduate training programmes. It also represents a first step towards qualifications with industry bodies like the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). **Is this course for you?** The Foundation Year gives you the knowledge and confidence to progress onto the three year degree. You cover themes such as contemporary issues in business, communication, decision-making and data analysis so that you can make a smooth transition to honours degree level. It means you will complete the full BA (Hons) in four years. **How you will learn** You will develop practical skills in financial and management accounting alongside knowledge of business strategy. Through our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab you can access latest professional data and information services. **Opportunities and experiences** You will complete a professional consultancy project for local employers so you grasp exactly what business life involves. You can also opt to take a year-long industry placement or summer internship to raise your profile. **Careers and employability** Our BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance graduates have the foundations for achieving full professional accountancy qualifications and are well prepared for senior positions in management accounting, compliance, credit control and financial analysis.