What will I learn?

The Accounting, Finance and Economics Foundation Year aims to provide you with an understanding of the wider financial word. You will then learn how to apply this knowledge to real world examples. Over the course of the year, you will be challenged to analyse and interpret financial data, tackle real life organisational issues and build the fundamental skills required in industry. You will conduct a collaborative research project to enhance your understanding further of the contemporary issues in accounting, finance and economics. You will develop the academic skills and business awareness to begin applying basic business principles to solve real world problems.You will join the Newcastle Business School, which holds double accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting. This accreditation reflects our academic excellence and commitment to developing individuals to achieve their potential through professionally relevant, research engaged education. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, you can automatically progress onto the following undergraduate degrees:BA (Hons) AccountingBA (Hons) Finance and Investment ManagementBA (Hons) Business with EconomicsStudents will also have the option to progress onto other undergraduate business courses.

Which department am I in?

Accounting and Finance

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (16,73,428) per year
Placement Year: £1,850.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022


Main Site

Sutherland Building,

Newcastle upon Tyne,


NE1 8ST, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Two years of Bachelors Degree completed (for entry to second year) GPA of 2.8 and at least 60 credits completed – 20 credits would need to be relevant to the subject. All Undergraduate Programmes IELTS 6.0 minimum component 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Northumbria University

Northumbria University offers students a vibrant city experience and outstanding education in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

  • Globally renowned education with top employability rates
  • Research-led institution solving real-world challenges
  • Generous scholarship opportunities for international students
  • Modern campus with city centre location