BSc Accounting & Finance

Ranked 6th in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

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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. With three specialisms to choose from, you can also tailor this degree to specialise your studies in Accounting, Finance or a combination of the two, depending on where your passion lies.

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.

A head start to an accountancy career

You will have the option to choose modules which 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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