Accounting & Finance
Study with us and prepare to stand out from the crowd. With our rigorous curriculum and exceptional teaching, you’ll build world-class foundations for graduate employment or further study. You’ll also get a taste of real business – learning from expert faculty members and guest speakers, as well as through hands-on work placements and international study opportunities. With our flexible programmes, you’re in control – choosing a route that suits your own interests and career aspirations.
From financial and management accounting to financial markets – our flexible degrees allow you to focus on one or more key areas.
from 3 to 4 years
Typical A-level offer
Collegiate university; International opportunities; Placement opportunities; Ranked top in HESA survey for graduate employment and further study; 5th in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and 6th in The Complete University Guide 2018
Accounting and Finance
You’ll study a breadth and depth of finance and accounting subjects to take your knowledge to a new level. Areas of study include accounting information; the legal, regulatory and social context within which accounting operates and the design and operation of information systems.
What’s more, if you choose the relevant modules, you may be exempt from some of the ACA, ACCA and CIMA examinations once you’ve completed your degree. Just another small step that’ll help make your way up the career ladder a little easier.
- BSc Accounting and Finance (3 years)
- BSc Accounting and Finance with business placement (4 years)
- BSc Accounting and Finance with study abroad (4 years)
Accounting and Management
This course is designed to give you a strong foundation of accounting knowledge while also offering the opportunity to develop particular expertise in management. Areas of study include accounting information; the legal, regulatory and social context within which accounting operates; entrepreneurship; marketing principles; and managing in a global environment.
What’s more, if you choose the relevant modules, you may be exempt from some of the ACA, ACCA and CIMA examinations.
- BA Accounting and Management (3 years)
- BA Accounting and Management with business placement (4 years)
- BA Accounting and Management with study abroad (4 years)
This specialist degree prepares you for a career in the financial world by providing a curriculum which enables you to acquire a critical understanding of theories, empirical evidence and practical application concerning finance and financial markets. You will learn about corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and the vast array of sophisticated financial products traded in today’s global financial markets. Furthermore, you will acquire the quantitative techniques needed to analyse in depth financial data and financial securities.
What our students think
"The course offered me a great chance to apply my theoretical and practical learning experience gained in my first three years to my (final) fourth year. Also, there was a vast range of module choices which enabled me to explore aspects of accounting which I had never encountered before."