BA Accountancy and Financial Management (TOP-UP)

BA Accountancy and Financial Management (TOP-UP)

Bachelor degree
24 months
Application deadlines: May
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £22
Intakes: September
International tuition: £16,200
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

If you're an EU or international student and want to top up your diploma in accounting to degree level, this top up BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management top-up degree course is for you. You'll build on your previous studies, developing analytical, technical and commercial skills that are sought-after in business. You'll develop your English language ability alongside other international students and emerge with the qualities you need for roles in areas such as accounting, financial analysis and stockbroking. This accounting and finance degree course is accredited by the following professional accountancy bodies: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Through the above, you can get exemptions for accountancy qualifications, reducing the number of exams you'll have to sit to become a Chartered Accountant.These accreditation's prove to employers that your qualification has given you the skills and experience to excel professionally in this field. On this top up degree course, you'll: Be taught by professionally qualified staff who have industry experience and expert academic researchers Tailor your studies to focus on the aspects of accountancy and finance management that interest you most and match your career ambitions Be exempt from professional body accounting examinations (for example, ACCA) when you complete certain units successfully Use the University’s Bloomberg terminals to monitor and analyse real-time financial market data Apply the concepts and skills you learn to real scenarios.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Qualifications or experience
  • This course is open to home UK, international and EU students
  • You can only apply if you have previously studied at higher education level. You need 120 first year HE credits.
English language requirements
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Career opportunities

When you finish the course, the university's Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You could work in an accounting firm or larger company to complete your accountancy training, use your expertise within the financial sector or branch out into a more general management position. 

Graduates of accounting and finance courses have secured jobs as:

  • accountant
  • auditor
  • finance analyst
  • financial consultant
  • investment broker
  • control analyst
  • financial reporting analyst
  • tax analyst

International students

Study permit required
Work permit for 2 years
20 hours per week allowed to work
Post graduate work permit

Campus location

Portsmouth , United Kingdom

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