Bournemouth University

Course Details

Accounting and Taxation BA (Hons)

Course Description

Duration: 3 years, or 4 years with a 40-week placement. The fields of accounting, finance & economics have developed considerably in recent years and today’s graduates are expected to have a range of skills that transfer into a business environment. As such our degrees have been designed to equip you with all the knowledge you’ll need in any organisation, large or small. On the Accounting & Taxation degree you'll gain a thorough understanding of taxation, a skill that many employers are seeking in accountants. We’ve taken our expertise in taxation and combined it with some of the best aspects of our accountancy courses to ensure you graduate with a full set of skills that will help you go far in any business environment. As well as having industry accreditations, this course offers exemptions for accountancy qualifications, which means you may not have to take all the exams required to become a Chartered Accountant. It also covers communication and IT skills, which are vital in the modern business world. What's more if you opt to include the 40-week placement as part of your course, you’ll gain invaluable workplace experience and can see how everything you’ve learned translates into the real world.

Course Duration


Career outcomes

Account officer Accountant Associate consultant Business development adviser Tax assistant.

Accounting and Taxation BA (Hons) Bournemouth University