Why study this course?
With a high level of professional exemptions from the accounting bodies ACCA, ICAEW, CIPFA, AIA and IFA, this challenging course will help you become a qualified accountant or start work in a finance-related career. You’ll have access to an extensive network of industry contacts to help with optional work experience placements and projects.
This course received a 93% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2021, which makes us third in the country for accounting.
More about this course
Through this course, you’ll develop your academic writing, your independent research skills and your practical skills in business and accounting software such as Microsoft Excel, Sage and Oracle. The programme is delivered through a blend of lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and plenary sessions.
Between them, our staff have accumulated an impressive level of academic and professional experience in public audit, taxation, financial reporting, management accounting and information systems. Occasionally, distinguished external speakers are invited to make presentations on contemporary accounting, finance and business-related issues.
We place particular emphasis on employability, and our lecturers, who have a wide network of industry contacts, can help you with optional work experience placements and projects.
On completion of this course, you’ll receive full exemption from all of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)’s fundamental exam papers.
There are opportunities for relevant placements, which can give you valuable work experience.
Optional professional placement year with additional professional accreditation
All Business School undergraduate degree programmes offer an optional, 12-month professional work placement, normally taken after the first two years of study. The placement year offers students the opportunity to gain an additional 30 credits at degree level and valuable graduate-level work experience.