International Year One in Accounting and Finance

Study finance in the UK

Our Accounting and Finance International Year One will prepare you to join the second year of the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Business Experience degree at Kingston University, London. You will gain a useful base of knowledge in subjects such as finance, law and business practice. As well as an attentive teaching style and small class sizes, you will be given English language support that will sharpen your speaking, writing and academic skills to a level appropriate for undergraduate study in the UK.

Additionally, the degree you are able to progress to from this programme incorporates Business Experience during its standard three years. This will expose you to the finance industry, and allow you to get an insight into the skills and confidence needed to easily transition into your chosen career.

Key facts

Course length

Three terms

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Entry points

  • January
  • September

Entry requirements and fees

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English language tuition

If you need to improve your level of English language to enter the International Year One, additional English language training is available at the International Study Centre. To join the English Language Preparation for the International Year One, you will need to meet the requirements below.

  • One term course: Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 overall (min 4.0 in all skills).
  • 8 week course: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 overall (min of 4.0 in all skills).

What you'll study

During your Accounting and Finance International Year One, you will study the following six modules:

  • Academic English Skills 
  • Business Information Analysis
  • Business Readiness and Skills
  • Financial Accounting
  • Law for Accountants
  • The Accountant’s Business Environment

Progression degrees

Once you have successfully completed your International Year One and achieved the required progression grades, you can join the second year of the intended undergraduate degree.

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
Accounting and Finance with Business Experience BSc (Hons) 40% 50% with no skill less than 40%

John testimonial

Teacher John Cotis at the Kingston University International Study Centre in the UK

"One of the beautiful things about Kingston is that you have all the advantages of a small English town, but you are 20 minutes by train from central London."

John Cotis

Academic Lead at Kingston University International Study Centre

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