BSc Accounting & Finance

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Our BSc Accounting & Finance is a professionally-oriented qualification, which is consistently ranked highly in major UK league tables. You will gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to operate effectively in the fast paced world of multinational companies and global financial markets. You will be able to focus your studies in Accounting, Finance or a combination of the two, depending on your future career goals.

You will be encouraged from the outset to think critically, enabling you to analyse and interpret real life business issues in order to devise solutions, helping to prepare you for your career in accountancy, financial services, or management. You will also have the opportunity to develop your interpersonal skills including communication, leadership and team working, to become more adaptable and resilient to change.

You will be taught by leading academics who are well connected with industry and able to combine cutting-edge theory with real-world practice. We have well-established links with accountancy firms, investment banks and renowned national and international employers such as UBS and EY.

BSc Accounting & Finance with Placement Year

Our new BSc Accounting & Finance with Placement Year course enables you to put your studies into practice while learning about a particular industry. Employers often look for workplace experience as part of their recruitment process and many make graduate offers to students as a direct result of placements so this can be a great way to kick start your career!

With established links to employers across all business sectors both in the UK and abroad, our dedicated CareersPlus team are on hand to support you through the process. Find out more about our BSc Accounting & Finance with Placement Year course.

A head start to an accountancy career

You will have the option to choose modules that can lead to exemptions from a number of professional accountancy exams, a real advantage when it comes to finding a job. Please review individual websites for their exemptions or read our comprehensive guide.

  • ICAEW The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • CIMA Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • ACCA The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • CIPFA The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

CFA Institute

We are also a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Institute recognises the BSc Accounting & Finance degree curriculum as covering at least 70% of its Level 1 Candidate Body of Knowledge.

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