Plymouth Business School

BA (Hons) Finance with Business Accounting

Planned new course

UCAS course code N3N4
Institution code P60

1 year

Course type


Study location Plymouth

Develop and enhance your business and finance education with this one-year top-up to your Level 5 qualification. Whether you are excited to further your career in finance and accounting or simply want to enhance your current education with knowledge of these critical business areas, this course is focused on helping you achieve your career goals.

Finance with Business Accounting

Careers with this subject

If you aspire to work in financial services or even want to become a professional accountant, this course will provide you with the fundamental and crucial knowledge to help you achieve your dream career. Even if you simply want a finance focused top-up to your current qualification to further your career, the knowledge gained from this course will help you to progress in any business environment.
Our careers team will help you locate your dream graduate position to kickstart your finance and accounting career while our dedicated and experienced academic team will work tirelessly to help you achieve your goals.

Key features

  • Top-up to your Level 5 qualification with this one year course.
  • This top-up course is a great way to embark on a graduate role in business, finance or accounting.
  • Completion of this top-up programme may lead to entry on a masters degree in a variety of business and finance areas including a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a Master of Finance (MFin). 

Entry requirements

For entry into the one-year programme you must have completed a foundation degree or equivalent with a finance or business emphasis, equivalent to 120 credits of study at both Levels 4 and 5.
Candidates whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent. Read more about English language requirements. 
We welcome applicants with international qualifications.

Fees, costs and funding

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Additional costs

This course is delivered by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business and more details of any additional costs associated with the faculty's courses are listed on the following page: Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business additional costs.

How to apply

All applications for undergraduate courses are made through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). 
UCAS will ask for the information contained in the box at the top of this course page including the UCAS course code and the institution code. 
To apply for this course and for more information about submitting an application including application deadline dates, please visit the UCAS website.
Support is also available to overseas students applying to the University from our International Office via our how to apply webpage or email

Bloomberg Interactive Learning Suite

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Boost your CV by undertaking an optional online Bloomberg course awarded by the Bloomberg Institute. At the end of the course you will be provided with a certificate of completion. 
Students using the Bloomberg Interactive Suite

Fitzroy Building

The University of Plymouth is creating an exciting new space for the Plymouth Business School in which current and future students can foster the knowledge and enthusiasm that they will need to achieve their ambitions. Work is underway at the heart of our city centre campus. 
Watch our video visualising what the new building will look like. 

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