You will enhance your expertise in decision-making about financial resources. You will also develop fresh approaches to solving problems at work by integrating knowledge from a variety of topics. By studying in London, you will be in a world centre of business. You will also have opportunities to build a global network of contacts as London is home to over 100,000 international students. The course covers strategic management accounting, financial management, business modelling and international financial reporting. There are also modules on how to manage projects and on the latest developments in business and management. The University of Sunderland has a great reputation in business studies. Our Faculty of Business and Law inspires a 92% student satisfaction rate, according to the Student Experience Survey 2010. In addition, 95% of our business graduates enter employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2015.
A degree in accounting and financial management is highly relevant to the needs of organisations of all sizes. As well as opening doors to a rewarding job, it also helps you climb the ladder once you’re inside. By completing the course you will be adding value to your employability and attractiveness as a professional. For example: 1) You will develop expertise in business problem solving and decision making through the ‘Business Modelling for Decision Makers’ module, which integrates finance and quantitative techniques 2) You will enhance your personal development and knowledge base through the ‘Contemporary Developments in Business and Management’ module 3) You will develop the generic skill of project management through the ‘Managing Projects’ module, which involves analysing recent projects against key criteria such as risk, design and control Examples of companies that have recruited students from the University of Sunderland include leading names in IT (Microsoft, IBM), consumer goods (P&G, Nike, Adidas), banking (Lloyds TSB), hospitality (Marriott Hotels, Starbucks), and the public sector (NHS).