This flexible programme offers you a solid framework in accounting and finance, allowing you to tailor modules around your interests.
The course has been structured to provide you with practical skills, knowledge and commercial awareness that will enhance your future employability. Upon completion of the degree, you will be able to progress your career in business, HR or financial organisations stretching across any sector or industry.
This course combines Business and Accounting modules that will provide you with a key grounding in both subject areas. You are introduced to all areas of business preparing you for a future of making sound operational and strategic decisions, which is key in current organisations demanding higher levels of business related skills. Accounting encompasses a wide range of activities and is an integral aspect of business life in all sectors and across nations.
You will explore issues in strategic management and undertake a module which focuses on developing skills relating to careers, job-searching and professional development. You will be able to study the more strategic and specialist areas of accounting and finance including financial services,
Optional Work Placement Year
You are encouraged to undertake a year-long placement in between Stages Two and Three of study. If you meet the entry criteria, and choose to take up a placement year you will find it an invaluable experience that helps you to apply your learning in your final year and prepares you for your career. Whilst on your Optional Work Placement Year you will study a 40 credit module ‘The Placement Year Experience – Organisations in Context’. We offer a lot of support in helping you to find a placement, which can be in the UK or overseas.
Methods of Learning
For this course taught study would be a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, usually for 12 hours per week. We recommend you spend 32 hours per week in self-directed study time.
A variety of teaching and learning strategies are used including lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. The programme employs innovative methods of learning and assessment such as computer modelling and video presentations. Units are assessed separately using a mixture of examinations, coursework, presentations and projects.
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University of Northampton Highlights
Number of Staff
Number of Students
Number of International Students
Graduation Employment Rate
Student Satisfaction Rate
Academic Programs Offered
Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Mode of Programs Offered
Full time, Part time and Distance
Medium of Instruction
Average Tuition Fee for International Fee
GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000
Proficiency Test for English Language
IELTS, TOEFL iBT or Pearson PTE
Scholarships, Funds and Loans
University of Northampton Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses
For all the prospective candidates for the institute, an estimated cost of living in the UK is as cpmipield below.
The tuition fee varies from one course to another. Following are some of the popular courses along with the tuition cost:
BA and BSc Degrees
BSc Podiatry / BSc Occupational Therapy
Sandwich / placement Year
MA or MSc Degrees
Cost of Attendance
Basic list of expenses apart from tuition fee are as follows:
Type of Expenditure
Cost (in GBP, per week)
Accommodation (includes basic facilities)
130 to 300
36 to 52
4 to 14
Books and supplies
Clothing and personal care
16 to 26
University of Northampton Application Process
Basic Admission Requirements
Certified transcripts of high school/college/university
One reference required
Statement of Purpose depicting the interest of the applicant in the chosen course
MBA applicants must also have a proof of work experience
Arts and design applicant must also submit their portfolio
The Result of Language Tests for English Proficiency from all the international applicants. The exams valid are IELTS, TOEFL iBT and Pearson PTE. Following are the minimum scores required in IELTS to gain admission:
6.0 overall and not less than 5.5 in each section
6.5 overall and not less than 5.5 in each section
7.0 overall and not less than 6.5 in each section
When an international student is accepted they are required to pay the deposit fee of GBP 5,000 and will then receive a CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) from the University.
Other documents for the visa application process are: