Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Accountancy and Financial Management (Full-Time)

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by University of Portsmouth

Course introduction


The University of Portsmouth has a vibrant population of over 21,000 students, including 4,000 international students from 140 countries. The University runs a rich variety of undergraduate courses – almost 300. Portsmouth is also a top university for student satisfaction. The 2015 National Student Survey ranked the University of Portsmouth at 89% which is 3% higher than the national average of 86%.
Graduation and Degree
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Accountancy and Financial Management from University of Portsmouth.

The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The University of Portsmouth's Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accountancy and Financial Management degree is one of the School’s most successful programmes. The degree brings together the twin disciplines of Accounting and Finance and is the programme for you if you are planning to obtain a professional qualification after graduation and become an accountant, or if you wish to use your analytical skills, financial expertise and strategic insight to forge a career within finance and the financial services sector.

The programme consists of a minimum of 12 units and may be completed in a minimum of 18 months.

Professional Recognition

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), (entry into final stages of ACCA)
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICEAW)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), (Exemptions from the CIMA exams)

Term 1 Financial Reporting
Operational Management Accounting
Term 2 Financial Management
Corporate Governance, Finaicial Crime, Ethics and Control
Term 3 Business Law for Accountants
Term 4 Accounting for Strategic Management and Control
Advance Financial Accounting
Term 5 Advanced Financial Maangement
International Accounting
Term 6 Independent Study for Accountants

Entry Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Accountancy and Financial Management (Top-up) programme accepts a wide range of qualifications.

These include:

•Polytechnic Diploma
•Kaplan Diploma
•Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis
•In all cases the final admissions decision to the programme rests with the university
•Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging units in order to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.

English requirement:

•Successful completion of an approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English can be considered.
•Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement (

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Delivery Method

Each term is a 12-weeks period covering 2 units of study. Each unit is provided with 36 hours of academic induction/seminar sessions over the duration of the trimester conducted only on Monday to Friday, 5 times a week.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

For Singaporean/PR

•Programme fee: SGD 21,346.50 (payable in 6 instalments)
•Receive $700 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree course. T&Cs apply.

For International Students

•Programme fee: SGD 23,112

Education Loan

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Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 - 24 months)

Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

For Singaporean/PR

•Application fee: SGD 181.90

For International Students

•Application fee: SGD 492.20
•Administration fee: SGD 749 (which includes application for Kaplan student access card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance)

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.