BA (Hons) Business, Accounting and Finance

9/10 of our business graduates are employed or in further study (DLHE 2017)

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Course code N301

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UCAS

Course code N301

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Location Lancaster
Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2020
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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If you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – our Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) accredited degree is for you.

We’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the globally changing business landscape.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

You’ll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of business with a sound knowledge of applied financial theories, concepts and resources. But you won’t just learn theoretically about business - you’ll be doing it.

With our innovative teaching you’ll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a mock accountant’s office, giving you every opportunity to build your boardroom and business confidence and bolster your business practice.

  • 9/10 of our business graduates are employed or in further study (DLHE 2017)
  • Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Use the latest technology and packages needed for the real business world
  • Graduate with a solid portfolio of work to present to a future employer
  • Our strong links with regional businesses and with partnerships nationally and internationally boosts your placement and employment prospects
  • Opportunity to work with real businesses on project-based assignments
  • Great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small
  • Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts
  • Tutors are involved in international research, keeping your learning right up to date
  • Tailor-make your own courses to fit your future career path
  • We’ll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be

You will live and learn in a professional environment in our dedicated Business School on our Lancaster campus.

And, our Business School is also home to the Centre For Regional Economic Development, where our academics work with local authorities together with large and small organisations to research and analyse contemporary issues affecting local and regional economies in the north of England.  

In a fast-paced, evolving business world it's imperative to stay up to date with topical trends and changes and we ensure that your core academic learning is current.

It means you’ll be best placed to graduate with high-quality skills, a sound knowledge of the real business world, coupled with firm academic know-how to boost your employability.

Our course will give you all you need to step successfully into the business, accounting and finance industry.

Course Study Options

We also offer this course with a sandwich placement or an integrated foundation year.

Sandwich Placement

Integrated Foundation Year

Graduate destinations

Our course will prepare you for the challenges of the business world, allowing you to start any career with confidence. You would enter an organisation as a generalist manager with advanced financial acumen. You will develop a robust understanding of applied financial theories and concepts which will ensure that, no matter what field you decide to work in, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed.

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