Are you interested in joining the fast-paced world of international finance? Whether you dream of becoming an accountant, investment broker or financial advisor, this full-time degree will help equip you with the skills you’ll need to get your career off to a great start.
This programme aims to help students to take advantage of these graduate jobs by providing them with a solid understanding of the industry, the opportunity to pursue work experience and the chance to engage with specific areas of finance that interest them. Students on the BA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance course study intensively, looking at both national and international markets to ensure a firm understanding of the global economy.
The curriculum itself is partly based around first hand advice and real life examples of working in the industry. Not only does this better prepare students for their working life, it also ensures that staff and students are keeping up to date with the latest developments in this fast moving industry.
Our accrediting institutions can provide students with support and guidance both during and after their degree. This support has helped past students to secure year-long work placements, which every students is given the opportunity to undertake between the second and third years of their degree.
Solent is a place of study for students from all over the world. Learning with students from a wide range of different backgrounds helps to emulate real working practises and brings new points of view to discussions and debates.
What does this course lead to?
Providing general business and finance which are valuable in almost any career path, the course opens up the door to a wide range of accounting and finance positions.
Previous students have gone on to work in a wide range of businesses and organisations, with recent graduates finding roles at Ernst and Young, PWC and Vodafone.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for anyone who is hoping to pursue a career as an accountant, investment broker or financial advisor.
Students who are interested in becoming a member of a professional body will benefit greatly from graduate exemptions for ACCA, CIMA and AIA exams.