Business, Finance with Accounting (Final Year Entry)

BSc (Hons)

UCAS code: NN44

Start dates: September 2023 / September 2024

Full time: 1 year

Location: Headington

Department(s): Oxford Brookes Business School

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The Oxford Brookes Business School Final Year Entry programmes provide you with an opportunity to build upon your previous studies to develop your academic skills through experiential learning in an inclusive and diverse community. 

On the Business Finance with Accounting Final Year Entry programme, you will be immersed in a range of employer focussed modules that include, Sustainable Investing, Business Accountability and Responsibility, and Essentials of Accounting and Finance.

You will have access to industry standard facilities, including our new Bloomberg Suite where you can make psuedo live trades using real-world data.

You will collaborate with students and academic staff from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds, formulating ideas with a truly global perspective. 

Oxford Brookes Business School offers excellent employability support through our Careers team, and you will have the opportunity to work on live client briefs, hear from industry experts in their fields and have ongoing careers support through the Oxford Brookes University Alumni Networks.


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Course details

Course structure

You will utilise your previous academic and in particular mathematical skills and develop them through analytical and problem solving scenarios linked to the world of business.

To understand how a strong grasp of financial data can be applied to understanding how businesses formulate robust business plans that are based on a solid foundation of accounting and finance best practice.


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Learning and teaching

You will learn how the accounting and finance function  fits into a small, medium or large organisation and utilise your soft skills in problem solving, teamwork, and communication to have a rigorous and professional approach to managing, analysing and communicating  important financial data.

You will also gain a deep understanding of both corporate, public, and charitable sector governance.

Students on our Accounting, Finance and Economics courses can also gain certification and experience of trading on the financial markets in our new  Bloomberg Trading Suite, by making mock transactions using real-world financial market data. 


We use a variety of assessment methods and pay particular attention to when and how feedback is given to support your learning. We make use of a range of feedback methods including audio and face-to-face, as well as written feedback.

The majority of teaching and assessment activities take place between Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 7pm. There may be occasions when such activities may fall outside of these hours.

Study modules

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Business Accountability and Responsibility

Critical Enquiry Research Project

Critical Enquiry Research Project

Essential Skills for Academic Success

Finance and Accounting for Business

Managing Careers

Strategic Management

Sustainable Investing

Please note: As our courses are reviewed regularly as part of our quality assurance framework, the modules you can choose from may vary from those shown here. The structure of the course may also mean some modules are not available to you.


This course will equip you with the skills for a career in Business, Finance or Accounting. It will also prepare you to join a general graduate training scheme, set up your own business or study at postgraduate level.

Previous students from the Accounting, Finance and Economics subject area have secured jobs at KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton, McDonalds Headquarters.


Entry requirements

Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
2023 / 24
Home (UK) full time

Home (UK) part time
£1,155 per single module

International full time

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees

2023 / 24
Home (UK) full time

Home (UK) part time
£1,155 per single module

International full time

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

+44 (0)1865 483088

Please note, tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.

Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. 

The following factors will be taken into account by the University when it is setting the annual fees: inflationary measures such as the retail price indices, projected increases in University costs, changes in the level of funding received from Government sources, admissions statistics and access considerations including the availability of student support. 

How and when to pay

Tuition fee instalments for the semester are due by the Monday of week 1 of each semester. Students are not liable for full fees for that semester if they leave before week 4. If the leaving date is after week 4, full fees for the semester are payable.

  • For information on payment methods please see our Make a Payment page.
  • For information about refunds please visit our Refund policy page

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.

Programme changes:
On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website. For more information, please visit our changes to programmes page.