BSc Accounting & Finance

Ranked 1st in the UK for Accounting & Finance by the Times' and Sunday Times' Good University Guide 2015 and the Guardian 2016

Do you want to work in an accountancy firm? Gain the skills for a career in financial analysis and management, in tax, insurance, banking, or investments?

Join us for a professionally-oriented qualification which is widely recognised as an excellent foundation for a career in accounting & finance. Choose modules which can lead to exemptions from the exams of major accountancy bodies, a real advantage when it comes to finding a job.

EY Assurance Scholarship
BSc Accounting and Finance students may have the opportunity to study for a degree while receiving financial support and work experience through the EY Assurance Scholarship Scheme. Students must have the legal right to work in the UK after graduation and recruitment for the scheme takes place in the autumn term. 

See Fees & Funding for further information on financial support.

A head start to an accountancy career

Qualification as an accountant entails sitting examinations with one of the accounting bodies, but our course may provide a level of exemption. The regulations change, but many accountancy bodies have previously recognised our course.  Check out individual website for their exemptions or for a more comprehensive document please contact undergraduate@wbs.ac.uk.

  • ICAEW The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • CIMA Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • ACCA The Association of Chartered Accountants
  • CIPFA The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
  • ICAS The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland
  • ACT Association of Corporate Treasurers

CFA Institute

We are also a partner with CFA Institute, who recognises our degree as being closely aligned to their Level 1 qualification.

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