International students at Newcastle University London have the option of combining an International Foundation in Business with our Accounting and Finance degree. This four-year programme gives foundation students the convenient opportunity to complete their studies with us in a single programme.
At a Glance
UCAS Institution Name and Code
BSc Honours (London campus)
12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
This degree is subject to full University approval *
Take this Foundation Year to develop the knowledge you need to progress to our three-year Accounting and Finance BSc Honours degree.
You will develop skills such as:
- an understanding of English grammar and vocabulary
- a basic knowledge of business in the UK
- interpreting data
On successful completion of your Foundation Year you are guaranteed entry to our Accounting and Finance degree programme at Newcastle University London (subject to achieving the required grades).
Professional exemptionsProfessional exemptions
If you want to become a chartered accountant, it is important to study a degree that is professionally accredited.
This shows that your degree meets the standards set by the industry, and often means that you do not need to take certain additional exams after you graduate (this is called an ‘exemption’).
Our current exemptions include:
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Fundamentals Level: papers F1-F9
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- 7 of the 15 papers required for the ICAEW ACA qualification
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- 11 exemptions: 5 at Certificate level, 3 at Operational level, 3 at Management level
Industry linksIndustry links
Located on the edge of the world’s number one financial district, we pride ourselves on giving students unrivalled access to industry.
Working together with our industry partners, we offer:
- masterclasses delivered by industry professionals from a range of industries
- assignments using case studies set by our commercial partners
- work experience, including internships
- opportunities to work on practical real-life projects
- free public lectures to help you stay well-informed
Facilities and supportFacilities and support
This degree is run by Newcastle University London, based in our purpose-built campus on the edge of London’s finance district.
Our facilities include multi-purpose lecture theatres and modern seminar rooms, all containing interactive whiteboards.
These flexible learning spaces support:
- practical sessions
- supported private study
- postgraduate lounge
- learning resource centre
You will also have access to Newcastle University’s online learning resources. These include over half a million ebooks and electronic journals.
As a small campus in a major world city, we offer a friendly and supportive community, bringing the warmth of Newcastle University to the capital.
You will have a personal tutor to support your personal and academic development.
They will offer you practical advice and guidance on a range of issues, including academic advice on module choices and preparing for exams.
They can also help to signpost relevant careers and skills development opportunities.
Free in-sessional English classes are available to students that need extra support.
Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.
- INL0102 English for Academic Purposes 2
- INL0132 English for Academic Purposes
- INL0107 Study Skills and Project
- INL0106 Introduction to Accounting
- INL0110 Introduction to the Study of Business
- INL0111 Maths for Business
- LAC1010 Introduction to Financial Accounting
- LAC1011 Introduction to Management Accounting and Finance
- LAC1012 Professional Skills for Accounting and Finance
- LEC1017 Introductory Economics
- LBU1001 Introduction to Management and Organisation
- LLA1054 Introduction to Business Law
- LAC2002 Managerial and Business Economics
- LAC2003 Financial Control
- LAC2005 Intermediate Financial Accounting
- LAC2007 Corporate Finance
- LAC2020 Auditing
- LAC2021 Understanding Company Accounts
Teaching and assessmentTeaching and assessment
You'll benefit from a combination of teaching methods, including lectures and seminars – the frequency will depend on each module.
You'll be assessed using a range of methods, including:
- written exams
- project work
- portfolios of practical work
- oral presentations
- computer-based multiple-choice questions
- dissertation or individual reflective report
Academic entry requirements:
Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
For further detailed information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
English language requirements:
IELTS is 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.
Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, we can accept other English Language qualifications. For more information contact: email@example.com
This is a new degree programme so we do not have any graduate destination information yet from our London campus degrees.
However, you can see what our recent Newcastle campus graduates went on to do and view graduate destinations statistics. These statistics are based on what graduates were doing on a specific date, approximately six months after graduation. The most recent data available is for graduates who completed their course in 2013/14.
The destination data is available in varying levels, beginning with the University and moving through Faculty and School down to individual course reports. This final level may give you some useful ideas about possible options after your course or a course you are considering.
Newcastle University enjoys a good reputation for producing highly employable graduates. Many of our graduates go on to train as chartered accountants. However, this degree can also lead to a wide choice of other career options, such as finance or general management. A high proportion of the CEOs of FTSE 100 companies are accountants by training.
Accounting and Finance careers
The combination of expert knowledge and personal and professional skills you learn on this degree provides you with a good foundation for the future.
You will learn technical skills and gain knowledge related to:
Our degree also helps you develop the key skills employers are looking for, such as:
- communication skills
- the ability to work in a team
- personal enterprise
- commercial awareness
A variety of careers in business and industry are open to you, and you will be well placed if applying to graduate training schemes.
Graduates in accounting and finance do not have to become accountants, although in practice many do.
A professional accounting qualification can open the door to a wide range of senior positions - a high proportion of the chief executive officers of FTSE-100 companies are accountants by training.
Some graduates choose to go on to further study and there are plenty of postgraduate degrees available at Newcastle University.
Find out more about the career options for Accounting and Finance from Prospects: The UK's Official Careers Website.
Fees and Funding
Tuition Fees (International students)Tuition Fees (International students)
This programme is open to international students only.
Foundation Year: £14,995
Years 1,2 and 3: £13,980 per year (based on current 2017-18 fee, but please note that the tuition fee amount you will pay may increase slightly year on year as a result of inflation)
Before you apply you will need to check the entry requirements for your chosen degree. We accept a wide range of qualifications offered for entry to our degrees. We welcome applications from international students.
To apply for this degree you can either apply online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) Apply system or complete the Newcastle University London Application form to apply directly to Newcastle University London. You can find further information on documentation required in the Newcastle London University brochure.
Applying to Newcastle University London through UCAS
To apply for undergraduate study at Newcastle you must use the online application system managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
UCAS codes for Newcastle University
- institution name - NEWC
- institution code - N21
Ask your teacher or adviser from your school or college for the UCAS buzzword. You need the buzzword when you register on the Apply system. This makes it clear which school or college you are applying from.
All UK schools and colleges and a small number of EU and international establishments are registered with UCAS.
If you are applying independently, or are applying from a school or college which is not registered to manage applications, you will still use the Apply system. You will not need a buzzword.
Making your application
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