Accounting and Finance
Single Honours or Combined Honours with either Business Studies or Marketing
• pend a year in industry with an optional third year of a four year degree in a full-time,
paid work placement
• ain the internationally recognised Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment
(CISI) Diploma in Investment Advice
• Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
• vailable as BSc single honours or
BSc combined honours with Business
Studies or Marketing within the
• Length: 3 years full-time
• UCAS Code single honours: NN43
• ccess to a wide range of resources and a head start in the jobs market through
associate membership of the CISI
What is it?
Our BSc Accounting and Finance course develops your understanding of accountancy practices, commerce, industry and finance. All organisations need to manage their finances effectively, so a sound grasp of the principles of accounting and finance is essential to any professional operating in a business or public service industry environment.
What will I study?
Year 1 provides a varied and interesting introduction to the business environment in the key areas of management, financial accounting, marketing, economics, and quantitative analysis.
It provides the essential foundation to the whole course whilst allowing you flexibility to choose a variety of pathways in the second and third years of study.
“ efore starting university I wasn’t sure what I
specifically wanted to go into, but I knew it was within the spectrum of Accounting and Finance.
Since doing this course I’ve realised that I like the investment side of finance and this will help guide and shape my future.”
William Dorrington, Accounting and Finance graduate
Year 2 develops the concepts and practices in the modules management accounting, financial reporting, law, management and leadership, with two options from the modules: e-business, entrepreneurship, research methods and project management. At the end of your second year, you could spend a year working in industry as part of your course.
In year 3 you’ll continue the development of your technical competence with modules in advanced management accounting and decision making, financial management, audit and assurance and taxation. As an alternative to…