BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Course details

Accounting and Finance are key functions that lie at the heart of business organisations. This exciting and dynamic discipline is full of local and international opportunities. If you are inclined towards analysis and a methodical approach to work, a career in accounting and finance will serve you well. The BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme is designed to provide maximum exemptions from the professional examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Association of International Accountants (AIA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). It also has accreditation with international bodies such as Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), Australia.

The BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme developed by Teesside University and offered at Gateway Graduate School as an internal qualification under franchise, provides you with the opportunity to develop practical skills that are highly valued by employers. These include analytical thinking, problem solving, team-working and communication. With a focus on real-world business, the programme helps students understand the broader context in which accounting is practised.


The standard duration of the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme is three years.
There will be two intakes every year: January and September


Candidates must meet one of the following requirements to gain admission for the first year of degree studies:

  • A minimum of two Advanced Level subjects (UK/Local) along with a minimum of grades C for the subjects of Mathematics and English at OLs/IGCSEs.
  • OR
  • The NCC Level 3 International Foundation Diploma in Higher Education Studies offered by Gateway Graduate School


Teesside University which will award the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance qualification offered at Gateway Graduate School, is an accredited public university in the UK. It is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka since it is listed in the International Handbook of Universities