finance

Undergraduate

Accounting

BSc (Hons)

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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

BSc (Hons) with Foundation Year

Core modules

  • Managing Your Own Learning
  • Digital Technology and Numeracy Skills
  • Personal and Career Development
  • Managing Organisational Resources
  • Themes in Business Management
  • Intercultural Communication

Students who pass the foundation year can continue with the BA Business Management course or transfer to any of the BA or BSc awards within the programme cluster or to related clusters (Marketing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Financial Management, Business Economics, International Business).

BSc (Hons) with a Year Abroad

Spend a year studying at one of our partner institutions in Europe, Asia, North America or Australia. This is an outstanding opportunity to broaden your horizons in a different culture and environment, learn new skills and develop valuable international contacts while continuing your studies.

BSc (Hons) with an Industrial Placement

Gain valuable skills, put theory into practice and discover more about what motivates you – all while earning a wage. Spend a year working in industry, getting invaluable experience, creating potential contacts and developing your employability.

Fees and funding

UK/EU: £9,250

Overseas: £12,800

Foundation Year:

Home/EU students: £6,165

Overseas: £8,500


More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Where you'll study

Hull Campus

About the course

Accounting at Hull is taught by staff with real-world experience, as well as by academics who are at the forefront of research. It is a testament to the quality of their teaching that so many of our graduates go on to qualify as accountants with one of the ‘big four’ accounting firms or organisations such as the Civil Service, the IMF and the World Bank.

You'll develop an in-depth understanding of global accounting and finance though placements, projects, case studies, company visits, guest lectures and online mentoring. Many students choose to spend a year working on a professional placement or studying abroad as part of their degree. Summer schools are also available with a range of overseas partners. These are credit-bearing for degree purposes – a distinctive feature at Hull.

Our programmes are accredited by the main accountancy bodies: ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW and HKICPA. This offers significant exemptions from essential professional exams, giving you a faster route to qualifying as an accountant or financial manager.

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BA (Hons)

4 years

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BSc (Hons)

4 years

N402

BSc (Hons)

4 years

Entry requirements

Foundation Year entry requirements:

  • The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree.
  • We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application.
  • For applicants with A levels in subjects other than those key to the degree, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points from Level 3 qualifications.

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Future prospects

A range of employment possibilities are open to our graduates, including starting a new business. Recent graduates have also found work with companies including Deloitte, Npower, Smith & Nephew, the Civil Service, Asda, Santander and Deutsche Bank.

Graduates secured roles including financial analyst, administration manager, advertising manager, bank management trainee and financial administrator.

Others progressed to further study at Hull or at educational institutions across the country and around the world.