Whether you want to work in accountancy, financial services, banking, taxation, insurance or the public sector, this course will help you develop practical accounting skills for business-related and management positions. You'll learn how to produce financial accounts, interpret financial statements and make managerial and financial decisions in modern business. As well as becoming familiar with accounting software, you'll also learn how to communicate with specialist and non-specialist audiences effectively. And you'll gain a solid understanding of personal and business taxation. In your final year, you'll cover problem solving and analysis in a complex business context. You'll also develop research and data analysis skills in preparation for a financial research project and you'll acquire the qualities needed for either employment or further training. If you want to continue your education when you finish this course, you'll be eligible for exemptions granted by internationally-recognised professional accountancy bodies.
When you graduate you will be equipped for a career in the accounting, auditing and finance professions, in the private and public sector. You will also have the benefit of an excellent level of exemptions granted by internationally recognised professional accountancy bodies. Additionally this degree provides excellent employment opportunities in a wide range of business related and management roles, in areas such as financial services, banking, taxation, insurance and the public sector. Whether you want to pursue an accounting, banking, insurance or general business management career, our Accounting and Finance degree will prepare you for progressing to senior roles within your organisation. Recent graduates have gone onto work for companies such as KPMG, Royal Bank of Scotland, Vodafone and the NHS.