Are you looking for an Accounting and Finance degree to give you a competitive edge? The BSc Accounting and Finance degree at Swansea University will do just that.
If you want a career at one of the ‘big four’ firms (Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG or PricewaterhouseCoopers [PwC]), or if see yourself as an accountant for a government body, small or large business, not-for-profit organisation, or individual, the BSc Accounting and Finance degree will equip you with everything you need.
Equally, if you are seeking a future in the lucrative and powerful world of banking and finance, our course presents an excellent route.
This degree is perfect if you have a committed interest in both accounting and finance (including management accounting, financial accounting, and corporate finance). As well as a strong foundation in both accounting and finance, it offers a range of optional modules to help develop your interests.
Pioneering research and industry knowledge informs our teaching, while expert academics will help to build the skills which are vital to your performance in the accounting and finance sector.
WHY ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE AT SWANSEA?
- Ranked in the UK Top 5 for Graduate Prospects (Times and Sunday Times 2018)
- 95% of our Accounting and Finance graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
- Degree accreditation by nationally recognised bodies
- A diverse student body from over 60 different countries
- Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus
YOUR ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE EXPERIENCE
Accounting and Finance at Swansea is a flexible degree with the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. This can give you a real competitive advantage and will broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
As an Accounting and Finance graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any desirable organisation.
Whether your target is Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG or PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), this degree makes you a strong candidate for employment. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:
- Wealth management or investment adviser
- Accountant or actuary
- Banking professional
- Finance analyst
How You’re Taught
The School of Management uses a variety of teaching methods, in the main, through weekly lectures and seminars.
From the start of your degree, you will be immersed in our cutting-edge research and industry-led teaching, having every opportunity to develop key transferable skills whilst meeting the learning outcomes set out in the module syllabus.
Enhance your student experience as a member of our Accounting and Finance department and use our Virtual Reality headsets within your studies to solve real-world issues.
A range of different assessment methods is used including individual assignments, group work, presentations, business reports and exams.
This course offers some modules taught through the medium of Welsh or bilingually for students who consider themselves to be fluent Welsh speakers. For more details on the provision available see the Welsh Provision expander below.